Kathmandu, NEPAL, 31 July 2020 – Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced the launch of two all-new smartphone models within the budget segment in Nepal: Redmi 9 and Redmi 9A. Touting powerful chipsets and premium features, these all-new variants represent Xiaomi’s mission to make exceptional smartphone experiences accessible to everyone.
Redmi 9: reinventing the entry-level smartphone experience
As the first entry-level Redmi smartphone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up, Redmi 9 helps capture life’s special moments. Whether you’re looking to take a quick snap, wide-angle group shot, close-up with stunning details, or beautiful portrait photos, Redmi 9 has you covered. The device also integrates fun and creativity into the photography experience with premium camera features, including Kaleidoscope and Palm Shutter.
Meanwhile, users can view more with Redmi 9’s bigger and better screen. Featuring a 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 9 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 for on-the-go protection.
On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimized MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 107% improved performance* over its predecessor. Paired with a 5020mAh (type) large capacity battery, Redmi 9 packs 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.
Redmi 9 features the stunning smartphone design you deserve. On the back cover, it leverages a chic gradient color design and an anti-fingerprint ripple texture. The rear fingerprint sensor is specially designed to sit beside the camera set, and surrounded by a trendy circle design featured on Redmi’s current smartphone lineup. Altogether, this makes Redmi 9 even more comfortable to hold and unlock.
To round it out, Redmi 9 also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster, while supporting dual SIM usage and an additional microSD card slot. With Redmi 9, users don’t have to compromise – they can have it all.
Redmi 9A: 6.53’’ large display and 5000mAh battery
This brand-new entry-level smartphone is equipped with a massive 6.53” Dot Drop display for an immersive viewing experience and a 5000mAh high-capacity battery that satisfies users who want to do more and enjoy more on their phone. Redmi 9A features MediaTek Helio G25, an octa-core gaming chipset, which allows for a smooth day-to-day operating experience. It also sports the AI-optimized 13MP rear camera that can quickly and easily capture crisp and clear images in a variety of situations.
Sourabh Kothari, Country General Manager- Xiaomi Nepal, said “At Xiaomi, we aim to make remarkable smartphone experiences accessible to everyone. Redmi 9 with its massive 5020 mAh battery and quad-camera setup and Redmi 9A with its powerful 5,000 mAh battery and a 6.53” Dot Drop display are exceptional choices for entry-level smartphones offered at honest pricing. We are thrilled to introduce both these smartphones to our Mi Fans and users in Nepal and we hope to continue bringing the best to them from the house of Redmi. ”
Price and Availability
- Redmi 9 will be available in three colors: Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, and Sunset Purple. The 3GB+32GB variant is priced at NPR 16,999 and the 4GB+64GB variant is priced at NPR 17,999.
- Redmi 9A comes at 2GB + 32GB for Rs.11,499 and will be available in three colours: Granite Gray, Peacock Green, Sky Blue.
- Both phones will be available across Authorized Mi Stores, retail partners and online channels.
*Data acquired through Xiaomi internal test.
About Xiaomi Corporation
Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core. With an equal emphasis on innovation and quality, Xiaomi continuously pursues high-quality user experience and operational efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.
Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand and has established the world’s leading consumer IoT platform, with 252 million smart devices connected to its platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. Xiaomi products are present in more than 90 markets around the world. In July 2019, the company made the Fortune Global 500 list for the first time, ranking 468th among all, and 7th among internet companies. Xiaomi is the youngest company on the 2019 Fortune Global 500 list. In May 2020, the company made the Forbes Global 2000 List again and its ranking jumped to 384th.
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