Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 9i Sport in India. It is a new model of the Redmi 9i launched back in September 2020. Just like the older model, the Redmi 9i Sport boast modest specs. Just last week, the Redmi 9 Activ was unveiled as an updated version of the Redmi 9 in the market.
The Redmi 9i Sport is built around a 6.53-inch TFT IPS display with a waterdrop notch, which offers HD+ resolution of 720 x 1,600 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 400 nits brightness. It comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The device is powered by the MediaTek Helio G25 chipset, paired with 4GB of RAM. It comes in two storage choices such as 64GB and 128GB. The smartphone a microSD card slot for storage expansion. It runs MIUI 12 out of the box.
The Redmi 9i Sport sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. It is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 10W charging. According to the company, the massive battery can offer 162 hours of music playback, 25.5 hours of video playback, and 11 hours of gaming.
The Redmi 9i Sport also has P2i coating for splash resistance, rubberised seals, and corrosion-proof ports. The smartphone offers other features like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a microUSB port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It lacks a fingerprint scanner but supports face unlock.
Xiaomi Redmi 9i Sport Specifications
Chipset: MediaTek Helio G25
CPU: 2.0GHz Octacore
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
Display: 6.53 inch HD + 1600 × 720, 20:9, IPS
RAM: 4GB LPDDR4X
Storage: 64GB / 128GB eMMC 5.1 (supports microSD up to 512GB)
Main camera: 13 MP, f/2.2
Front camera: 5 MP f/2.2
OS: Android 10 (MIUI 12)
Dimension: 164.9 x 77.07 x 9.0 mm
WLAN: WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n
Earphone jack: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: No
Face ID: Yes
Colors: Carbon Black, Metallic Blue, Coral Green
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Others: 4G VoLTE
- 2G bands: GSM B2 / 3/5 / 8
- 3G bands: WCDMA B1 / 5/8
- 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41
Redmi 9i Sport Price and Availability
The 9i Sport prices are as follows:
- 4GB RAM + 64GB storage costs INR 8,799
- 4GB RAM + 128GB storage costs INR 9,299
It is available in colors like Carbon Black, Coral Green, and Metallic Blue. It will go on sale starting at 12pm today, through Mi.com and Flipkart.