Redmi 9 Power, launched on 17th December 2020, has finally launched in Nepal. Xiaomi has launched many of the Redmi smartphone in Nepal. The 9 series of Redmi has a big family, including Redmi 9A to Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. Redmi 9 Power lies between Redmi 9 Prime and Redmi Note 9. Redmi 9 Power’s price in Nepal is NPR 18,999 for 4/64GB variant and NPR 20,999 for 4/128GB variant.
Redmi 9 Power Overview
Redmi 9 Power has full HD+ display. It has the massive battery of 6000 mAh, which is the largest ever in their smartphone series. However, the processor is average, giving you the necessary performance. Unless you are a heavy user or a multitasker but want the phone with excellent battery life, audio phone and good display, the phone fits your requirements. It comes with a stereo speaker giving you superior sound while listening to music, gaming and video calling.
Design and Build Quality
Redmi 9 Power has FHD+ IPS display of 6.53 inches and a screen resolution of 1080 X 2340 pixels. It has a Gorilla Glass 3 protection giving resistance to scratch and damage. Likewise, the display is low blue light certified and is splash-proof. Aura Power Design gives the refreshing new look with the vertical camera setup. It has an anti-fingerprint texture and curved back.
The phone’s right side has a power button above which is a volume rocker. There is a SIM card tray on the left, a house for the two Nano-SIM cards and a microSD card. Similarly, at the top, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster, and USB Type-C port while the bottom has a speaker. Selfie on the front resides in the water drop notch below an earpiece. The quad-camera setup at the back lies vertically d at the top-left corner.
Redmi 9 Power has a plastic built body with good design giving a nice feel to hold. The phone’s four-colour variants are Mighty Black, blazing Blue, Fiery Red and Electric Green. Redmi 9 Power weights 198 grams. The device has a stereo speaker supporting Hi-Res audio output.
AI face-unlock provides you with easy access to the phone. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the right side embedded on the on/off button.
Powering the Redmi 9 Power is Snapdragons 662 chipset. The chipset has an octa-core clocking at 2.0 GHz and 1.8GHz with 11nm process technology, lower than the clocking rate of Snapdragon 665. Adreno 610 GPU handles the gaming and graphics of the phone. Similarly, the phone’s memory configuration is 4GB RAM with 64GB and 128GB inbuilt storage. A dedicated microSD card slot gives you the choice of expanding the storage.
Redmi 9 Power runs Android 10 based on MIUI 12 out of the box. You can optimize the app drawer, home screen, icons and setting looks of the screen. Redmi 9 Power comes with bloatware, which can mostly be uninstalled.
The smartphone flaunts 48MP Samsung GM1 primary sensor with f/1.79, 8MP ultra-wide camera with 120-degree field view, and other two: macro camera and depth sensor of 2MP each.
The camera has features like portrait, panorama, doc mode, time-lapse, night-mode, slow-mo, Pro mode, movie frame, color focus and more. Also, AI beautify creates beautiful portraits. The 48MP shooter gives 12MP pictures by default.
Selfie on the front has an 8MP camera with f/2.0.
Both the cameras can shoot 1080p at 30fps videos, but the lack of stabilization support makes them less enjoyable.
It has a 6000 mAh battery giving up to 3 years of optimized battery performance, claims the Redmi. The battery supports 18W fast charging with a 22.5W fast charger in the box. Similarly, it also supports reverse charging and has an ultra-battery saver mode.
As per the advertisement, it has 695 hours of standby, 215 hours of music plus headphone, 13.5 hours of gaming, 26 hours of video playback at 1080p, 45 hours of voLTE call, and 10 hours of video recording.
Redmi 9 Power Specifications
|Dimension||162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm i.e.,(6.39 x 3.04 x 0.38 in)|
|Build||Gorilla Glass 3 protection, plastic frame, plastic back|
|Display||IPS LCD, 400 nits, 1080 x 2340 pixels,|
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 12|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold + 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|RAM and storage||4/64GB, 4/128GB|
1080p @30fps Videos
|Front Camera||8MP, f/2.0, 1080p @30fps Videos|
|Battery||Li-Po 6000 mAh, 18W Fast Charging|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Colors||Mighty Black, Fiery Red, Electric Green, Blazing Blue|
Redmi 9 Power Price in Nepal and Availability
Redmi 9 Power is already launched in Nepal, and the price is NPR 18,999 for 4/64GB variant and NPR 20,999 for 4/128GB. There are two authorized distributors of Xiaomi devices in Nepal: Vatsal Impex Pvt. Ltd and Teletalk Pvt. Ltd.
|Redmi Variants||Price in Nepal|
|Redmi 9 Power (4/64GB)||NPR 18,999|
|Redmi 9 Power (4/128GB)||NPR 20,000|