Redmi Note 9, 9S, and 9 Pro Released Globally, Specs Inside

Xiaomi has officially announced other successors of its Redmi Note series through an online launch event. This is understandable due to COVID19 pandemic.

There are 3 series announced:

  • Redmi Note 9 (the vanilla variant)
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • and Redmi Note 9S

Previously, the company announced Redmi Note 9 Pro and Pro Max for Indian and Chinese markets.

However, it seems the company rebrands both phones with slightly different naming nomenclature for global market.

Redmi Note 9 Pro that comes with 48MP main camera is coming for global Mi Fans as Redmi Note 9S.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, interestingly, is called as Redmi Note 9 Pro for the global release.

This will make some confusions for users not following Xiaomi news. Just like happened with Redmi Note 5 Pro (India) and Redmi Note 5 (Global). Both have same codename as Whyred since the specifications are similar.

Redmi Note 9 Pro is the same as Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, Redmi Note 9S is basically Redmi Note 9 Pro

Confuse not!

A Quick Specs Recap

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To avoid confusion, we call all of these new devices as Redmi Note 9 Global series.

Redmi Note 9 Specifications

The standard variant of Redmi Note 9 comes with MediaTek chipset, unlike its two brothers which are Qualcomm-centric.

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  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G85
  • Display: 6.53″ FHD+ (2340 x 1080) IPS LCD
  • Screen protection: Gorilla Glass 5
  • Battery: 5,020 mAh with 18W fast charging
  • Rear camera setup: Quad
  • Main camera: 48MP, f/1.79, Samsung sensor
  • Secondary camera: 8MP 118° Wide-Angle Camera, f/2.2
  • Tertiary camera: 2MP Macro with autofocus
  • Quaternary camera: 2MP Depth Sensor, f/2.4
  • Front camera: 13MP
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • IR Blaster
  • NFC (select regions)
  • USB Type-C
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • OS: MIUI 11 Android 10
  • RAM and Storage variants: 3GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB
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Redmi Note 9S Specifications

The 9S variant has better processor. Its key specs are no different to Redmi Note 9 Pro in India.

  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • Display: 6.67″ FHD+ (2400 x 1080) LCD
  • Screen protection: Gorilla Glass 5, front and back
  • Battery: 5,020 mAh with 18W fast charging
  • Rear camera setup: Quad
  • Main camera: 48MP, f/1.89, Samsung sensor
  • Secondary camera: 8MP 119° Wide-Angle Camera, f/2.2
  • Tertiary camera: 2MP Macro with autofocus
  • Quaternary camera: 2MP Depth Sensor, f/2.4
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • IR Blaster
  • NFC (select regions)
  • USB Type-C
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • OS: MIUI 11 Android 10
  • RAM and Storage variants: 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB

Redmi Note 9 Pro Specifications

This variant has better megapixel and faster fast-charging technology.

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  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • Display: 6.67″ FHD+ (2400 x 1080) LCD
  • Screen protection: Gorilla Glass 5, front and back
  • Battery: 5,020 mAh with 33W fast charging
  • Rear camera setup: Quad
  • Main camera: 64MP, f/1.89, Samsung sensor
  • Secondary camera: 8MP 119° Wide-Angle Camera, f/2.2
  • Tertiary camera: 2MP Macro with autofocus
  • Quaternary camera: 2MP Depth Sensor, f/2.4
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • IR Blaster
  • NFC (select regions)
  • USB Type-C
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • OS: MIUI 11 Android 10
  • RAM and Storage variants: 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB

So, which one you choose?

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