Nepalese customers and smartphone users were expecting the launch of the Redmi Note 9 series. Therefore within a small timeframe after the launch of Mi 10 and Mi Note 10 Lite, the company has launched Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro. This is a mid-range phone that comes with an LCD screen Snapdragon 720G processor, 5020 mAh battery, and 64 MP main camera. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro price in Nepal is Rs 29,999. This phone comes with the same processor as Note 10 Lite and quite similar specs but the cost difference is very wide. We will discuss the similarities and differences in this article.
The mid range segment is now the most competitive market because people look for the highest value in return here. People are now days using their smartphones more and more. Therefore they want better features and functions. The media consumption pattern is also shifting and mobile is becoming the primary device for many people. Thus companies have to focus more here to gain the mass market. Xiaomi has done the same by putting hardware of the same level to provide a good value proposition to customers.
This device is powered by Snapdragon 720G which is built by focusing on gaming. Gaming performance is in huge demand these days and the company also focuses on it. A smartphone that can provide smooth gameplay can easily provide good performance. The Note 9 Pro comes with a hole punch screen, square back camera placement, 4K capable 64 megapixel back camera, big battery, and fast charger. People like the combination of big screens and big batteries.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Specs, Details
- Display: 6.67 Inches IPS LCD
- Resolution: 1080×2400
- Protection: Gorilla Glass 5
- SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
- CPU Details: 2.3 GHz Kyro 465 Gold dual-Core and 1.8 GHz Kyro 465 Silver hexacore sets
- GPU: Adreno 618
- Memory: 4/6 GB LPDDR4X
- Storage: 64/128 GB UFS 2.1 On-board, 512 GB External SD card support
- Battery: 5020 mAh Lithium Polymer
- Fast Charging Rate: 18W
- Back Camera: 4 Modules
- 48 Megapixel with aperture f/1.8 (Main Wide)
- 8 Megapixel with f/2.2 (Ultrawide)
- 5 Megapixel with f/2.4 (Macro)
- 2 Megapixel with f/2.4 (Depth)
- Front Camera: 16 Megapixel with f/2.5 aperture
- OS: Android 10 (MIUI 11)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Price in Nepal: Rs 29,999 (6/128 GB)
This smartphone comes with a massive 6.67 inches IPS LCD screen and a 5020 mAh battery with 18W fast charging. The Redmi Note 9 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 720G which is a new chipset. This is a good combination for a mid-range smartphone. The SD 720G comes with Snapdragon Elite gaming features and Qualcomm Spectra 350L for better HDR video experience. There is dual SIM support with 1 SD card support as well. In Nepal, we are getting the 6 GB RAM model with 128 GB storage.
At the backside, there are 4 cameras where one is 64 MP primary module. Second is 8 MP ultra-wide, the third one is 5 MP macro sensor and the fourth one is 3 MP depth-sensing module. This combination can record 4K 30 fps videos, 1080 at 120 fps, and 720p at 960 fps. These features used to be flagship just a few years ago and now they are in mid-range. On the front side, there is a 16 MP camera that can take 1080p videos.
NavIC Support, Build and Features
There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the Note 9 Pro. For I/O there is USB Type-C, 3.5 mm headphone jack and IR blaster. It also has WiFi Direct and VoWiFi. The Redmi Note 9 Pro also supports the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) or (NavIC). It is basically a GPS satellite and helps to find the position accurately in India and nearby regions such as Nepal. There is support to other GPS satellites as well. The only difference is that this supports NavIC which is very important for Indian users. It is a new thing in a smartphone and this is here because we are getting Indian versions instead of the global version.
The Note 9 Pro is covered with Gorilla Glass 5 on all sides including the camera. Also, there is P2i splash-proof nanocoating to protect from water spills. The body comes with reinforced corners to give it more strength. It looks beautiful and is strong as well. Whatever protection you might have, always use tempered glass and a cover. They give a lot of protection and we always recommend it.
Takeaway and Impressions
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro is a media and gaming centered smartphone with support to a new technology of ISRO. It has a big 6.67″ FHD+ screen which is good for watching movies, browsing the web, and playing games. There is Snapdragon 720G to power the system for demanding apps, programs, and light games. This processor is a good combination with 6 GB RAM and a 5020 mAh battery.
The camera section is also quite powerful because it uses Samsung’s 48 MP main sensor. This can record UHD videos and even super slow motion clips at HD resolution. The feature balance is good and the build is also properly bolstered with Gorilla Glass on all sides. Performance-wise it is a good smartphone for the price and overall also it gives a good value to the users. In this price the Note 9 Pro is a good option.