The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max makes up for some of the short-comings of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro. It attends to the non-premium features of its less premium sibling, in-turn offering enthusiasts with more RAM, a faster charge mechanism, an improved camera and lots more.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Key Specs and Features
- 6.67-inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, (395 ppi)
- Android 10.0; MIUI 11
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Processor
- 6GB RAM or 8GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage, with Micro-SD Support
- 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
- 32MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (Side-Mounted)
- 5020mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
- 33W Fast Charge
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro max and it’s less premium sibling seems to have been cut from the same fabric, leaving us with the same design.
Aside from having the same physical appearance, you have also got the same build. It comprises of gorilla glass 5 on the rear, gorilla glass 5 upfront and plastic on the frame.
On the rear, you have quad cameras and a camera flash on a square layout. This rear panel is also home to the Redmi branding, which sought to indicates it’s a Xiaomi Smartphone.
Upfront, you have also got a setup that looks very similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy A71 and the Samsung Galaxy A51. It’s a display having a single camera cut-out in the top middle.
This display is a 6.67-inch IPS LCD display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 and a screen density of 395 ppi.
Whether or not Xiaomi releases a more premium note 9 pro max isn’t known, however, featuring an IPS CD display on a pro max smartphones is considered a let down to me.
The smartphone offers users three color options. The color options include Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro max offers a higher-res front-facing camera and a higher-res primary camera, which is aimed at making photos crisp.
Instead of a 48MP, you have got a 64MP camera, which sought of matches that of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Aside from the 64MP camera, other cameras featured in the rear quad camera system includes an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera.
This rear camera setup is capable of shooting photos in HDR, Panorama and also shoot 4k videos @30fps, [email protected]/60/120fps and [email protected] for slow-mo videos.
Selfies are delivered by a 32MP front-facing camera, which is capable of shooting photos in HDR, panorama also 1080p videos at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
The upgrades may be minute, but they are sure essential, essential for a seamless performance of tasks and also for a faster-charging speed.
You have got the same Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Processor, Andreno 618 graphics processing unit and the same 5020 non-removable battery.
However, you now have an 8GB RAM option and a 33W fast charge, which makes charging the 5020mAh battery a whole lot faster.
On the software side, you have got the MIUI 11 user-interface running on top of the Android 10.0 operating system.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max features a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port, dual-band Wifi Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
Internet connectivity on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is capped at 4G LTE, this means you don’t have the luxury of 5G internet speed. Download and uploads are limited to 4G speed.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Price and Availability
The price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is around $194 which is around 71,198 Naira, 20,370 Kenyan shillings, and 1,088 Ghana Cedi.
The smartphone was announced on March 12, 2020, and is currently available for purchase.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Specs
Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max:
- Platform: Android 10.0; MIUI 11
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 618
- Memory: 6GB RAM or 8GB
- Colours: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- Dimension: 165.8 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm
- Weight: 209 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.67 inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 1080 x 2400, (395 ppi).
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64MP (Wide) f/1.9 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.2 + 5MP (Macro) + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4 Quad Cameras
- Rear Camera Features: PDAF, LED Flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, HDR, Panorama, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NavIC
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (Side-Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: No
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 5020 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 33W