The Legend Continues: Xiaomi Drops Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9

Also announcing Mi Note 10 Lite and Mi Smart Standing Fan 1C

Beijing, CHINA, April 30, 2020 – Today Xiaomi announced in a global online launch event three new smartphones, including Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9 and Mi Note 10 Lite. Together with the all-new Mi Smart Standing Fan 1C, Xiaomi provides you with a kaleidoscope of cool products for summer. 

Legend Continues: Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9

Redmi Note 9 Pro

Redmi Note series has been offering some of the most incredible mid-range smartphones on the market, with over 110 million1 Redmi Note units sold across the globe. Together with the recently launched Redmi Note 9S, the new Redmi Note smartphone lineup continues to flaunt cutting edge design and innovation without the flagship price point. 

Photography and videography reign supreme with 64MP quad camera

Featuring an impressive quad-camera setup in the rear, Redmi Note 9 Pro’s 64MP main lens captures crisp, ultra-high resolution images in all lighting conditions while its 8MP ultra wide -angle lens enables stunning large group images without compromise. A 5MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor round out the rear camera, letting users take stunning close-up shots with fantastic bokeh. 

On the front, Redmi Note 9 Pro sports a 16MP in-display camera for high-quality selfies. Its new slow motion selfie mode captures hilarious slow-motion videos — perfect for social media.  

Redmi Note 9 also brings photography to the forefront with a 48MP main camera and 8MP ultra wide-angle lens. Its 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor complete the quad-camera setup, capturing beautiful images from all angles. A 13MP camera is positioned in-display to allow for maximum front screen display size.

Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9’s cinematic portraits and video mode turns users into directors by capturing content with a 2.39:1 aspect ratio – the same format commonly used in films. Meanwhile, with six different kaleidoscope options, everyone can shoot quirky, eye-catching videos in an instant, while the all new document mode transforms your smartphone into a pocket-sized scanner.    

Redmi Note 9 Pro

Long-lasting battery, fast charge

Packing a large 5020mAh (typ) battery, Redmi Note 9 Pro holds enough power to last until the next day without compromising on slim design. Better yet, the device offers 30W fast charging which is Redmi Note Series’ fastest-ever charging speed, with an in-box 33W fast charger that can charge up to 57% in just 30 minutes2.

Redmi Note 9 includes a 5020mAh (typ) battery with 18W fast charging support, making it an ideal companion for on-the-go users.

Extraordinary performance with powerful SoCs

With the all-new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G processor and up to 2.3GHz, Redmi Note 9 Pro offers a blazing fast, flagship-level experience. Built with 8nm process technology, the device delivers powerful performance while maintaining power efficiency. 

Redmi Note 9 Pro also sports a z-axis linear vibration motor for a more balanced user experience. The z-axis linear vibration creates 120 vibration effects depending on the user’s action, including different vibrations for photos, screenshots, notifications, clock settings and more. 

Under the hood, Redmi Note 9 has a MediaTek Helio G85 processor making it the world’s first smartphone to feature the new chipset. It also consists of a 2x A75 2.0GHz, 6x A55 1.8GHz CPU and an ARM G52 MC2 with roughly 1000MHz and a Manhattan 3.0 GPU at around 25 fps, offering ultra-smooth day-to-day performance.

Flagship-level DotDisplay  

Redmi Note 9 Pro features a stylish, notch-free 6.67” DotDisplay. A side-mounted fingerprint sensor makes the device more conveniently accessible, while an all-new front camera module design ensures a premium and immersive user experience. Redmi Note 9, on the other hand, flaunts an all-new look with the immersive 6.53” DotDisplay protected by a Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on the front.

Both Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 feature an array of other fan-favorite features, including multi-functional NFC3, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an IR blaster. These devices also come with the TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification for long-lasting eye comfort, and splash-proof nano coating for accidental spills. 

Redmi Note 9 Pro doesn’t skimp on style with three dynamic color options – Interstellar Grey, Tropical Green, and Glacier White. Redmi Note 9 users can choose from three captivating colors to appease any style, including Midnight Grey, Forest Green, Polar White.

Redmi Note 9 Pro comes in two variants: 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB, at a recommended retail price of USD 269 and USD 2994 respectively.

Redmi Note 9 has two variants: 3GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB, at a recommended retail price of USD 199 and USD 2494 respectively.

Redmi Note 9

Redmi Note 9 Series Quick Specs:

  Redmi Note 9 Redmi Note 9S Redmi Note 9 Pro
Display 6.53” DotDisplay
19.5:9 2340×1080 FHD+1500:1 contrast ratioNTSC 84% Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
6.67” DotDisplay

20:9 2400×1080

1500:1 contrast ratio

NTSC 84%

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5

TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

Body Midnight Grey, Forest Green, Polar White,  Splash-proof nano coating Interstellar Grey, Glacier White, Aurora Blue,

Splash-proof nano coating

Interstellar Grey, Glacier White, Tropical Green,

Splash-proof nano coating

Dimensions 162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9mm, 199g 165.75 x 76.68 x 8.8mm, 209g
Performance MediaTek Helio G85

12nm process technology

CPU: 2x A75 2.0GHz, 6x A55 1.8GHz, Octa-core CPU

GPU: ARM G52 MC2, up to 1000MHz

LPDDR4X + eMMC 5.1

Qualcomm®️ Snapdragon™️ 720G

8nm process technology

Kryo™ 465 CPU, Octa-core CPU, up to 2.3 GHz

Adreno™ 618 GPU, 750 MHz

The 5th gen Qualcomm®️ AI Engine

LPDDR4X + UFS 2.1

Rear camera 48MP wide-angle camera

8MP ultra-wide camera,118° FOV

2MP macro camera, AF 2-10cm

2MP depth sensor

48MP wide-angle camera

8MP ultra-wide camera, 118° FOV

5MP macro camera, AF 2-10cm

2MP depth sensor

64MP wide-angle camera

8MP ultra-wide camera, 118° FOV

5MP macro camera, AF 2-10cm

2MP depth sensor

Front camera 13MP in-display front camera 16MP in-display front camera
Connectivity Multi-functional NFC3

IR blaster

IR blaster Multi-functional NFC

IR blaster

Unlock Rear fingerprint sensor Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
Charging 5020mAh (typ) battery 

18W fast charge 

22.5W in-box charger

5020mAh (typ) battery 

30W fast charge 

33W in-box charger

Audio 1216 Linear speaker

3.5mm headphone jack

Motor Vibration motor Z-axis linear motor
System MIUI 11 based on Android 10
Storage variants4     3GB+64GB

    4GB+128GB

4GB + 64GB

6GB + 128GB

6GB + 64GB

6GB + 128GB

 

Mi Note 10 Lite: Brand-new addition to its revolutionary Mi Note 10 series

 

The all-new Mi Note 10 Lite offers premium display and versatile quad camera experience at an honest price. It sports a 6.47’’ 3D curved AMOLED display and a 3D curved glass back to provide you a premium in-hand feel, while using a thinner, yet highly-responsive in-screen fingerprint sensor to enable instant unlock to your daily routine. 

Being part of the epic Mi Note 10 family, Mi Note 10 Lite also offers a versatile 64MP quad camera setting which packs an industry leading Sony IMX686 sensor for quick snaps, and dedicated sensors for ultra wide-angle photos, up-close macro shots, and gorgeous portraits. 

On the performance front, Mi Note 10 Lite leverages the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730G Mobile Platform to provide ultra-smooth mobile experience, and a massive 5,260mAh battery for two-days’ usage2 in one single charge. It also comes with an in-box 30W fast charger to enable non-stop work and play. 

Mi Note 10 Lite is offered in 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB5variants with a recommended retail price at EUR 349 and EUR 399 respectively.4 All variants come in three color options: Glacier White, Midnight Black, and Nebula Purple.

Mi Note 10 Lite Quick Specs: 

Display 6.47’’ 3D curved AMOLED Dot Drop display

19.5:9 1080 x 2340 FHD+

Color gamut: NTSC DCI-P3 (typ)

Contrast ratio: 400,000: 1 (typ) 

HDR10 and TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

Body  Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 

Glacier White, Midnight Black and Nebula Purple 

Dimensions  157.8 x 74.2 x 9.67mm  204g
Performance  Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730G

LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage 

Rear camera 64MP wide-angle camera 

8MP ultra wide-angle camera, 120° FOV

5MP depth sensor 

2MP macro camera 

Front Camera  16MP AI selfie camera
Connectivity  Multi-functional NFC 

IR blaster 

Charging 5,260mAh battery 64 minutes to charge from 0 to 100%2

in-box 30W fast charger

System  MIUI 11 based on Android 10 
Storage variants4 6GB+64GB, 6GB+128GB

 

Mi Smart Standing Fan 1C

The all-new Mi Smart Standing Fan 1C is simple, elegant and designed to provide you with a cool breeze all summer long. With seven custom-built blades, the device ensures a strong but smooth air flow. Users can choose between two modes, sleep and standard, and three types of airflow speed settings depending on their cooling needs. The height of the device is adjustable allowing users to choose between standing it on the ground or placing it on the table, providing added flexibility to enjoy the breeze from every corner of the room. Additionally, Mi Smart Standing Fan 1C runs quietly with a noise level as low as 37.2dB(A). Users can control the fan remotely using the Mi Home app and it is also compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa5

Recommended retail price at EUR 39.9, please refer to mi.com for more information.

For product images, please refer to: Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9, Mi Note 10 Lite, Mi Smart Standing Fan 1C.

 

  1. Source: Canalys smartphone model level estimates Q4 2019.
  2. Data tested by Xiaomi Internal Lab. Actual time may vary depending on conditions.
  3. Available for selected markets only for Redmi Note 9.
  4. Prices for different markets may vary due to VAT, taxes, and other factors.
  5. RAM and Storage Availability may vary between different markets. 
  6. Feature requires future OTA.

Global debut of Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Redmi Note 9 Pro in India

Bengaluru, INDIA, 12 March 2020 – Xiaomi, India’s number one smartphone and smart TV brand, today announced the ninth generation of their Redmi Note series smartphones first in India. With an aim to fuel technological development and adoption locally, Redmi Note 9 Pro series brings support for ISRO’s indigenously developed navigation system, NavIC.

Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India, said “Redmi Note series has been the torch bearer of innovation for everyone. Redmi Note 8 series set new benchmarks continuing the Redmi Note legacy and evolved as one of the most sought after series. In 2019, Redmi Note 8 Pro became India’s No. 1 Quad Camera smartphone and Redmi Note 8 went on to become the No. 1 Android smartphone globally.* “

He added, “We are especially excited about Redmi Note 9 Pro Max as we push the boundaries of innovation across hardware and software in its segment. We are especially proud of our deep partnership with ISRO which allows us to bring India’s first navigation system, NavIC, to our Mi fans and consumers. Redmi Note 9 Pro series is built for true Mi Fans and we hope they would appreciate this perfect amalgamation of Aura design, Pro Cameras and Max Performance as we continue to bring the best specs with highest quality at honest pricing.“

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – Pro Cameras. Max Performance.

Xiaomi India’s best selling series Redmi Note introduces a Pro Max variant for the first time, pushing boundaries of technological innovation in the segment.

Aura Balance Design

Aura Design, which was introduced with the Redmi Note 7 series sees a paradigm shift with the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. It features the improved ‘Aura Balance’ design. The 16.9cm(6.67) FHD+ DotDisplay with a 20:9 Cinematic Screen brings an immersive experience and the in-display camera on the front eliminates the notch making it Redmi’s largest ever display on a smartphone.

The rear features a quad camera setup that sits snugly on the glass back and the square design enables consistent field-of-view across all the lenses enabling lesser shift in focus while switching lenses.

To further enhance user experience, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max also features the Z-axis linear vibration motor, becoming one of the only devices in the segment to feature it. Z-axis linear motor enables flagship-like haptic experience, with over 150 custom vibration patterns across the UI.

Performance

Powering the new Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is the performance focussed Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G, an 8nm chipset featuring a custom Kryo architecture. It is powered by 8 Kryo™ 465 cores (2 x Gold – Cortex A76 clocked at 2.3 GHz + 6 x Silver – Cortex A55 clocked at 1.8 GHz), coupled with the Adreno 618 GPU clocked at 750MHz along with Snapdragon™ Elite Gaming. To further enhance gaming and performance, the device features 2×2 MIMO WiFi, enabling upto 2X throughput, better latency, coverage and call clarity.

Xiaomi’s deep partnership with ISRO and Qualcomm Technologies has resulted in a leap with navigational tech bringing NavIC integration with the support of Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G. NavIC is ISRO’s indigenous navigation system, which allows lesser TTF (Time To Fix) and better accuracy across India and 1500km around the Indian subcontinent.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max features a massive 5020mAh battery while maintaining a slim profile. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max comes with a 33W fast charger in the box.

Camera: Better Quality, More Creativity

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max features a quad camera setup consisting of 64MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with a 119° field of view, industry leading 5MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The front is adorned by a large 32MP sensor enabling high quality photography, videography and AI Face Unlock.

Redmi Note series has always sought to challenge the status quo with its camera performance and with the new Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, camera software has further improved by leaps and bounds. Users can now shoot selfies in dark environments thanks to the front camera night mode for the first time in a Redmi smartphone.

To enable creativity and content creators, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max features tools for videography like Super Stabilisation on the rear camera, on both the main and the wide angle sensors. Super Stabilisation enables users to shoot videos with a higher level of stability as compared to EIS. Users can shoot in movie mode which allows for a 21:9 frame in their videos. The 5MP macro sensor enables video recording at 1080p, which is rare in the segment. Kaleidoscope, slow motion video on both the rear and front camera enable users to create engaging content. LOG mode, histogram, focus peaking, exposure peaking on the pro mode allows content creators to go beyond casual video making.

Redmi Note 9 Pro – The Performance Beast.

Redmi Note 9 Pro carries forward the legacy of the Redmi Note series, bringing cutting-edge performance and refined camera experience to the segment. It is the most competitive smartphone in its price segment featuring the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G.

The 8nm Process Technology enables it to run 1 – 1.5° cooler for sustained peak performance than many other 12nm chipsets. Like the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, it also brings support for NavIC.

Redmi Note 9 Pro’s 48MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM2 sensor builds upon its predecessor to bring true 48MP photography by bringing features like Smart ISO, enabling better results in the toughest of lighting conditions. The 48MP sensor is coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP macro sensor that lets you go as close as 2cm to the subject and support for 1080p macro video. For selfie lovers, there’s a 16MP sensor in the front.

It features the Aura Balance Design which brings Immersive Experience, Impeccable Craftsmanship and Functional Design to Redmi Note 9 Pro. With the side-mounted fingerprint scanner that sits flush on the matt-finish midframe, Redmi Note 9 Pro facilitates a natural approach to unlocking.

Quality

With the highest focus on quality, Redmi Note 9 Pro series feature triple Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, on the front, rear and on the rear camera lenses. It is Protected by P2i, splash proof nano-coating technology which protects them from accidental spills, while the reinforced corners provide better resilience to accidental falls.

Event images here.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Redmi Note 9 Pro: Quick Specs

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Redmi Note 9 Pro
16.9cm (6.67) FHD+ DotDisplay

20:9 Cinematic Screen

Octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G clocked at 2.3GHz

Adreno 618 with Snapdragon™ Elite Gaming

8nm Process Technology

2×2 MIMO WiFi
Z-Axis Linear Vibration Motor

6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB

LPDDR4X, UFS 2.1
2+1 SIM slot (expandable up to 512GB)

4GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB

LPDDR4X, UFS 2.1
2+1 SIM slot (expandable up to 512GB)

NavIC support

Better accuracy

Lesser TTF (Time To Fix)

64MP Quad camera array

PDAF and Super Stabilization

64MP primary sensor

8MP ultra-wide sensor

5MP macro sensor

2MP depth sensor

48MP Quad camera array

PDAF and Super Stabilization

48MP primary sensor

8MP ultra-wide sensor

5MP macro sensor

2MP depth sensor

32MP in-display selfie camera 16MP in-display selfie camera
5020mAh battery

Type-C

33W charger in-box

5020mAh battery

Type-C

18W charger in-box

MIUI 11 based on Android 10
Triple Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 – front, back and rear camera
Side-mounted fingerprint scannerP2i hydrophobic nano-coating

Reinforced corners

Dual pyrolytic sheet

380V surge protection on the in-box charger

IR blaster

Interstellar Black, Aurora Blue, Glacier White
165.7mm x 76.68mm x 8.8mm209g

 

Availability

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will be available in three colour variants, Interstellar Black, Aurora Blue and Glacier White in 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB storage variants for INR 14,999, INR 16,999 and INR 18,999 respectively across mi.com, Amazon India, Mi Homes and Mi Studios starting 25th March.

Redmi Note 9 Pro will be available in three colour variants, Interstellar Black, Aurora Blue and Glacier White 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB storage variants for INR 12,999 and INR 15,999 respectively across mi.com, Amazon India, Mi Homes and Mi Studios starting 17th March.

Both the devices will be available across all offline partner stores soon.

 

About Xiaomi Corporation
Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its core.
With the vision of being friends with its users and being the “coolest company” in the hearts of its users, Xiaomi is committed to continuous innovation, with an unwavering focus on quality and efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technologies.
Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world’s largest consumer IoT platform, with more than 196 million smart devices connected to this platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. Currently, Xiaomi products are present in more than 80 countries and regions around the world and have a leading foothold in many of them.
In July 2019, Xiaomi for the first time made the Fortune Global 500 list, ranking 468th among all, and 7th in the Internet Services and Retailing category. It is also the youngest Global 500 company of 2019.

Xiaomi India is the number 1 smartphone brand since Q3 2017 IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report.
Xiaomi India is the number 1 Smart TV brand since Q2 2018 IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tracker.

*Redmi Note 8 Pro is India’s #1 Quad Camera smartphone as per IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 4Q 2019
*Redmi Note 8 is #1 Android smartphone globally as per Canalys Estimates (sell-in), February 2020