Redmi 9 Activ is the latest budget smartphone in India, now live for sale also. The device was silently launched by Xiaomi under the Redmi branding. The all-new Xiaomi smartphone looks identical to the original Redmi 9 phone. To recall, the later was launched last year. The only difference is that the new Redmi mobile brings new colour options. Additionally, the top-end variant of the smartphone supports 6GB of RAM.
As far as specification is concerned, the mobile phone supports 20:9 aspect ratio. It comes with dual rear camera setup. An octa-core MediaTek Helio G Series processor powers this all-new Redmi 9 Activ smartphone. Moreover, the handset also comes with a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion.
Redmi 9 Activ: Price and availability in India
The all-new Redmi 9 Activ price in India starts at Rs 9499 for the base variant with 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage. The other model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage comes with a price tag of Rs 10999. Moreover, Redmi India is offering this latest device in three colour options. These includes Carbon Black, Coral Green, Metallic Purple colours.
As for the availability, the device is already live for sale. Interested customers can purchase the smartphone via Amazon India, Xiaomi India official website, Mi Home store and even Mi Studio Stores. To recall, the pricing for the Redmi 9 Activ is identical to the Redmi 9 price in India. Currently, the Redmi 9 price in India starts at Rs 9499 for the base variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The other variant also comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage along with a price tag of Rs 9999.
Redmi 9 Activ Specifications
The all-new Redmi phone runs on the company’s own MIUI 12 which is based on Android OS. The device supports dual Nano SIM. The latest Redmi mobile comes with a 6.53-inch HD+ Dot Drop Display. As for the display resolution, the smartphone also supports 1600×720 pixels resolution.
An octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 SoC powers this handset. This chipset also comes along with up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. As mentioned above, the Redmi phone comes with storage expansion support. The internal memory can also be expanded via microSD card slot.
As for the optics, the Redmi 9 Activ comes with a dual rear camera setup. The 13-megapixel primary camera sensor comes with an f/2.2 lens. It is accompanied by a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The rear camera setup is also accompanied by a single-tone LED flash. The rear camera also supports features like AI Beautify 5.0 and AI scene detection. For selfies and video chats, the handset features a 5-megapixel selfie camera at the front, along with an f/2.2 lens.
Regarding connectivity options, this Redmi 9 Activ comes with basic connectivity ports and points. These includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v5, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, and a Micro-USB port. Similarly for onboard sensors, the device includes three basic sensors namely accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. For device security, it also gets a rear mounted fingerprint scanner.
Redmi is also offering a 5000mAh battery on Redmi 9 Activ, which comes with 10W charging support. The handset measure 164.9×77.07×9.0mm and weighs 194 grams. Also Read: Redmi Gaming phone to launch with physical shoulder key, AMOLED display