Xiaomi-offshoot Redmi has added yet another affordable smartphone in its product line-up. Essentially a rebranded version of the Redmi 9A, the Redmi 9i packs in more RAM and internal storage.
Apart from the abovesaid, the Redmi 9i gets the same internals as the Redmi 9A. For those unaware, it features a MediaTek Helio G25 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage, which is expandable up to 512GB via microSD. It is built around a 6.53" HD+ display with a waterdrop notch, which houses the 5MP selfie shooter.
At the back, the smartphone gets a single 13MP shooter along with an LED flash. The phone is backed up by a 5,000mAh battery, which can be charged via a proprietary micro-USB port. The smartphone runs on Android 10 out-of-the-box with MIUI 12 on top. Other highlights of the Redmi 9i include 2.4GHz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, FM radio, and dual-4G support.
Lastly, the Redmi 9i is priced at ₹8,299 for the base 4GB+64GB trim, whereas the higher-end 4GB+128GB variant is priced at ₹9,299. It will go on sale starting September 18, exclusively on Mi.com and Flipkart, in three shades – midnight black, sea blue, and nature green.