Xiaomi has officially launched the budget Redmi 9 smartphone in the UK. The smartphone is one of the brand’s latest entry-level model that has been introduced in China, Europe, India and other major markets. In a bid to cater to the needs of its growing fans in the UK who may be low on budget but need a phone, the brand is bringing the affordable phone.
Redmi 9 color variants
The company is making available the 4GB + 64GB version only and it is priced at £159. This is slightly lower than the price in Europe where the 4GB version retails for €169. As a perk, it will be bundled with a free Mi Band 4 wearable and £10 off if you order between 14th and 23rd of August, bringing the price down to £149. The phone is presently available from Xiaomi’s official website. There is no indication if the 3GB + 32GB version will be made available as well for the UK market.
The Redmi 9 is Xiaomi’s first entry-level smartphone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up. The phone features a humongous 6.53-inch FHD+ Dot Drop display which 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 protection.
On the performance front, the Redmi 9 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 SoC. The device equally packs a mammoth 5020mAh battery which provides you with all 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.
The budget phone packs a rear fingerprint sensor, a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster, and multifunctional NFC. It also brings dual SIM support with an additional microSD card slot. It is available in Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, and Sunset Purple.
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