Redmi 9 Power with a massive 6000mAh battery launched in India Redmi 9 Power

Xiaomi has added yet another Redmi 9 series device in India today with the launch of Redmi 9 Power in India. The Redmi 9 Power in India is the eighth device in the ‘9 series’ in India including the three Redmi Note 9 series devices.

The event was held online and was live-streamed on YouTube and other social media platforms, as is the norm these days.  Xiaomi says the Redmi 9 Power is built on top of the success of the previous Redmi number series devices. The Redmi 9 Power takes the goodness from the number series and takes one step ahead of the Redmi 9 Prime which was launched a few months back in India.

Redmi 9 Power specs

Redmi 9 Power

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The Redmi 9 Power follows design language which is pretty similar to the Redmi 9 lineup. There is a textured finish on the rear which Xiaomi calls Aura power design. This is also the first phone from Xiaomi to pack in huge ‘Redmi’ branding. Upfront, you are looking at a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display. It is an LCD panel with a resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90.34% screen-to-body ratio, 400 nits of brightness. The display is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and Widevine L1 certification. 

Powering the device is Snapdragon 662 SoC which is clocked at 2GHz. The Redmi 9 Power comes in two variants – 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB (USF 2.1) and the other variant packs in 128GB UFS 2.2 storage. You also get a dedicated microSD card slot. The device runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10.  

Redmi 9 Power

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There is a 48MP Samsung GM1 primary shooter with f/1.79, an 8MP ultra-wide lens with a 120-degree field-of-view, 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. To the front, there an 8MP shooter which is located inside the dew-drop notch. It has an f/2.0 aperture. The camera features include night mode, Color focus, QR code scanner, AI scene detection, AI beautify, portrait mode, movie frame, AI Camera 5.0, Panorama, Raw mode. 

Redmi 9 Power

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The Redmi 9 Power packs in the biggest battery on any Redmi 9 series device yet with a 6000mAh unit. It supports 18W fast charging but, the company is bundling a 22.5W charger in the box. Just like many other Xiaomi devices, it also comes with a long cycle battery which is said to last 25% longer than other smartphones. This will offer 3 years of healthy lifespan.