Written byDwaipayan Roy
Xiaomi's Redmi 9 Prime will launch in India on August 4 at 12 pm and will be up for grabs during Amazon's Prime Day sale on August 6 and 7.
The phone is touted to be a rebranded version of the Redmi 9 global variant and should pack a Full-HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, and a quad rear camera setup.
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The Redmi 9 Prime is expected to sport a bezel-less display with a waterdrop-shaped notch. Meanwhile, on the rear, a quad-camera setup and a physical fingerprint reader for secure authentication of biometric data are likely.
The smartphone should feature a 6.53-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) IPS LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and Gorilla Glass 3 for display protection.
The Redmi 9 Prime should house a quad rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/2.2) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP (f/2.4) macro camera, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor with LED flash.
Meanwhile, on the front, a single 8MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper is likely.
Both the front and the rear cameras should be able to record Full-HD videos at 30fps.
Redmi 9 Prime is expected to draw power from an octa-core Helio G80 chipset coupled with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB storage.
The handset should run on Android 10 and pack a 5020mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support.
It should also offer support for connectivity options like dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
Details pertaining to the pricing and availability of the Redmi 9 Prime in India will be announced at the launch event on August 4. For reference, the Redmi 9 global variant starts at €149 (roughly Rs. 12,800) for the base 3GB/32GB storage variant.
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