Today, following the schedule, Xiaomi released an entry-level smartphone, namely the Redmi 9A. It is available only in one storage option of 4GB + 64GB, and it costs 599 yuan ($85). This is the most affordable smartphone of Redmi currently.
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The Redmi 9A adopts a full-screen water drop design and is equipped with a 6.53-inch eye protection screen. It has a resolution of 1600×720. Although it does not reach 1080P, this screen is capable of providing great viewing performance. It is worth mentioning that this screen has passed the TÜV Rheinland low blue light eye protection certification and supports the sun screen mode.
In terms of performance, the Redmi 9A sports the MediaTek Helio G25 processor. Its CPU uses 2.0GHz octa-core A53 architecture, while the GPU uses PowerVR8320 graphics processor. In the AnTuTu benchmark, it runs over 100,000.
The Redmi 9A has only one rear camera, which has a 13MP resolution and is AI-enabled. It also supports 27 scene recognition, standard HDR mode, portrait mode, time-lapse photography, and short video kaleidoscope. The front has a 5MP beauty camera, which supports front HDR, face recognition, gesture photography, portrait mode, short video kaleidoscope and other functions.
The handset comes in three colors such as Clear Sky Blue, Sand Black, and Lake Green. It is preloaded with MIUI 12 based Android 10 OS. The Redmi 9A is a dual-SIM phone that comes with a dedicated slot for microSD card. It comes with other features 1217 speaker, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and 3.5mm audio jack. There is no fingerprint reader.