Redmi 9 LeakSource: Lazada

What you need to know

  • Xiaomi's upcoming Redmi 9 has been listed on the Lazada Philippines website ahead of its launch.
  • The listing reveals the Redmi 9 will feature a 6.53-inch FHD+ display, MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, and a 5,020mAh battery.
  • Redmi 9 is expected to be formally announced later this month.

Xiaomi's Redmi sub-brand is soon expected to update its budget smartphone lineup with the launch of the Redmi 9 series. While Redmi hasn't confirmed a launch date for the Redmi 9 series yet, the Redmi 9 has been listed by an online retailer. The Redmi 9 listing on the Lazada Philippines website not only gives us a clear look at the phone's design, but also lays bare almost all its key specs.

The Redmi 9 will come with a 6.53-inch FHD+ display featuring a waterdrop notch at the top and blue light protection certification. Powering the upcoming budget phone will be a MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, which is a massive upgrade over the Snapdragon 439 chipset under the hood of its predecessor. The 12nm chipset will be paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage.

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In the camera department, the Redmi 9 will have a quad-camera setup at the rear with a 13MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 5MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. As for selfies, the phone will feature an 8MP snapper on the front. Keeping the lights on will be a massive 5,020mAh battery with 18W fast charging. It will also feature a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an IR blaster, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Even though the smartphone hasn't been officially announced yet, Lazada has listed the phone's 32GB version at 7,350 Philippine pesos ($147) and the 64GB version at 7,990 Philippines pesos ($160). Rumors suggest the phone is likely to be formally unveiled on June 25.

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