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Xiaomi finally unveils the Redmi 9 Budget Smartphone in Europe

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Finally, Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi 9 in Spain. The company has taken the cover off the device that has been the subject of several smartphone leaks for a while now.

Xiaomi, via its Spain Twitter handle, confirmed that the pricing details and specification of the Redmi 9. From the images released, the smartphone has a polycarbonate back and a textured design.

Out of the box, the Redmi 9 will arrive with a 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution and a tear-drop notch design for the selfie camera at the top of the screen. The Chinese tech giant also mentioned that the peak brightness of the display will be close to 400 nits.

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As leaked earlier, the MediaTek Helio G80 chipset will power the device. The smartphone is also equipped with a Mali-G52 GPU to improve its graphics properties.

On the back of the device, a circular module similar to the type found on the Poco X2 smartphone, is present and it serves as housing for the quad-camera system.

The circular module houses a 13MP f/2.2 main sensor followed by an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. The smartphone also features a fingerprint sensor placed a few inches below the camera housing.

On the front side, an 8MP f/2.0 selfie camera is placed in the notch. This smartphone packs a massive 5,020mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging.

On the connectivity aspect, the Redmi 9 carries support for 4G LTE, NFC for payments, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. The device also has a USB Type-C port for charging and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

For the 3GB/32GB variant of the budget Redmi 9, the phone will cost €139, while the 4GB/64GB variant will start at €169.  The affordable smartphone might be available in India soon since its official in Europe already.

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