Redmi has launched a new smartphone under its Redmi 9 Series in India, named Redmi 9 Activ. This smartphone comes is very similar to the Redmi 9. However, there are some changes in the device.
The device comes with Mediatek Helio G35 Processor, a 13MP Dual rear camera setup, and has a USB Type-C port which is not available in the Redmi 9. It further runs on MIUI 12 based on Android.
Let’s see the full specifications, price, and availability of the Redmi 9 Activ.
Redmi 9 Activ Specifications
This smartphone features a 6.53-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display with a screen resolution of 1600×720 pixels and a 60Hz Refresh Rate. The display further has a pixel density of 269 PPI, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 400 nits Brightness.
The handset is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio G35 Processor coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It comes with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of eMMC 5.1 Storage. There is a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion.
Redmi 9 Activ features a 13MP dual rear camera setup with an LED flash in the square module. The cameras consist of a 13MP primary lens with f/2.2 aperture that has a 118-degree field-of-view and a 2MP depth lens with f/2.2 aperture. There is a 5MP selfie camera lens in the waterdrop notch display with an f/2.2 aperture.
Both the front and rear cameras can record up to 1080p videos at 30fps (frames per second). The rear camera features include Phase detection autofocus, HDR, AI portrait mode, Face recognition, AI Beautify 5.0, and AI scene detection.
On the other hand, the selfie camera features include AI portrait mode, HDR, Screen Flash, Selfie timer, Face recognition, Portrait selfies, Palm shutter.
- 6.53-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display
- 60Hz Refresh Rate
- MediaTek Helio G35 Processor
- 13MP Dual Rear Camera
- 5MP Selfie Camera
- 5000 mAh Battery
- 10W Charging
- 2+1 microSD slot
- Rear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
- MIUI 12 Based on Android 11
Connectivity options on the handset include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, and a USB Type-C port for charging. There is also a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack while the phone does not support NFC (Near Field Communication).
Sensors on the device include Vibration Motor, Distance Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, and an Accelerometer. There is a Rear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner.
The device packs a 5000 mAh Battery with 10W charging support. Redmi has provided a 10W charger inside the box. it carries a weight of 194 grams and measures 164.9 x 77.07 x 9.0 mm (height, width, and depth respectively).
The device further runs on Android 11-based MIUI 12 skin out of the box.
Price and Availability in India
This smartphone launched in two different variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage, and 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage. It comes in three color options – Coral Green, Metallic Purple, and Carbon Black.
The 4GB+64GB model is priced at Rs 9,499, and the high-end 6GB+128GB model is priced at Rs 10,999. The first sale of the device starts from 24th September on Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Studio, and also be available on offline retail stores.