Xiaomi’s Latest Blockbuster Smartphone: Redmi 9 now in the UK
Starting at £159, Redmi 9 series reinvents the entry-level smartphone experience with versatile camera capabilities and exceptional performance
London, UNITED KINGDOM, 14.08.2020 – Global technology leader, Xiaomi, today announced the UK launch of the Redmi 9. The brand-new entry-level smartphone touts major upgrades from its predecessor, including an all-purpose AI quad-camera set up, 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, powerful chipset and edgy design.
Retailing at a starting price of £159, Redmi 9 will be available for purchase via mi.com/uk, starting at midnight on Friday 14th August.
Reinventing the entry-level smartphone experience
As the first entry-level Redmi smartphone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up, Redmi 9 helps capture life’s special moments. Whether you’re looking to take a quick snap, wide-angle group shot, close-up with stunning details, or beautiful portrait photos, Redmi 9 has you covered. The device also integrates fun and creativity into the photography experience with premium camera features, including Kaleidoscope and Palm Shutter.
Meanwhile, users can view more with Redmi 9’s bigger and better screen. Featuring a 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 9 offers an optimal visual experience with crystal-clear detail at your fingertips. It also comes with TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification and Corning® Gorilla® Glass for on-the-go protection.
Optimised performance for all
On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimised MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 107% improved performance* over its predecessor. Paired with a 5020mAh (typ) large capacity battery, Redmi 9 packs the power you need for everyday work and play. This performance beast even supports 18W fast charging technology to keep your sideline time to a minimum so you can get back in the game.
Stylish with more features to love
Redmi 9 features the stunning smartphone design you deserve. On the back cover, it leverages a chic gradient colour design and an anti-fingerprint ripple texture. The rear fingerprint sensor is specially designed to sit beside the camera set, and is surrounded by a trendy circle design featured on Redmi’s current smartphone lineup. Altogether, this makes Redmi 9 even more comfortable to hold and unlock.
To round it out, Redmi 9 also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster, and multi-functional NFC**, while supporting dual SIM usage and an additional microSD card slot. With Redmi 9, users don’t have to compromise – they can have it all.
Redmi 9 will be available in three colour variants in the UK: Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, and Sunset Purple. The 4GB+64GB variant will be available starting at £159 on mi.com/UK. The 3GB+32GB variant will not be launched in the UK.