Xiaomi launches affordable Redmi 9i with 4GB RAM in India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Tuesday launched a new budget smartphone Redmi 9i at a starting price of Rs 8,299 (4GB+64GB variant) in India.

The 4GB RAM with 128GB internal storage variant will cost Rs 9,299.

“The smartphone will be available in three colour variants, nature green, sea blue, midnight black across mi.com, Flipkart, Mi Homes and Mi Studios starting September 18,” the company said in a statement.

The smartphone features a 6.53-inch HD+ IPS LCD display with a 20:9 aspect ratio with TUV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification for better visibility in reading mode.

The device is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 chipset clocked at 2.0 GHz coupled with 4GB RAM and upto 128GB internal storage. It also has a dedicated microSD card slot allowing expansion up to 512GB.

Redmi 9i houses a 5000mAh battery. It comes with a 13MP AI camera on the rear with features such as AI Portrait mode, AI scene detection, document scanner and kaleidoscope.

There is also a 5MP AI selfie camera with AI portrait mode.