Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G, Specs, Price and Best Deals

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G
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Keeping up Xiaomi’s nomenclature system can be likened to a herculean task. The fact that Xiaomi announced a Redmi Note 9 4G alongside the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G and others. Makes this fact more lucid. It shouldn’t be mistaken with the standard Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 released earlier, as the design and hardware bear disparities.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G Key Specs & Features

  • 6.53-inch, IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 Pixels, 19.5:9 Ratio, 395 PPI
  • Android 10; MIUI 12
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB / 128GB Built-in storage, With MicroSD Support
  • 48MP + 2MP + 2MP Triple Rear Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Side-Mounted)
  • 18W Fast Charging
  • 2.5W Wired Reverse charging
  • 6000mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G

Design and Display

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G takes on a different chassis design, that sets it apart from the standard Redmi Note 9. In my opinion, this design doesn’t really feature a selling point, so it’s basically going to be enthusiasts deciding if they love the former or the latter design.

Upfront, you will find a 6.53 – inch IPS LCD display with a V-Shaped notch bearing a front-facing camera. This display has a resolution of 1080 X 2340 and a density of 395 PPI.

On the rear, you will find a square camera module bearing a set of triple cameras, an LED flash, and some writeups. You will also find the Redmi branding, which indicates it’s a Xiaomi smartphone to enthusiasts who are familiar with the brand.

Enthusiasts who decide to purchase the smartphone, will have the option of choosing from a list of four color variants that include Gray, Green, Blue, Orange.

The Cameras

The camera department bears a set of cameras that bears features we have become accustomed to seeing on smartphones in Xiaomi’s mid-range line-up.

On the rear, have a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of F/1.79, a 2MP macro camera with an aperture of F/2.4, and a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of F/2.4.

Moving upfront, we have a single 8MP shooter with an aperture of F/2.5. This camera is intended to take your selfies.

Hardware and Software

Performance-wise, we have got the reminiscence of the spec sheet as seen on the Xiaomi Poco M3, however with more RAM and storage variants.

The performance hardware on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G is championed by an Octa-core Snapdragon 662 processor. We also get an Adreno 610 GPU, options of 4GB / 6GB / 8GB, storage options of 128GB  and 256GB.

It also features a non-removable 6000mAh Li-Po battery. Enthusiasts will also have 18W fast charging and also 2.5W reverse wireless charging.

on the software Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G runs the MIUI 12 user interface ontop of the Android 10 operating system.

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G features  Bluetooth Dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2. It also features a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Internet connectivity here is capped at 4G, which means enthusiasts won’t get 5G for streaming, uploads or downloads.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G price starts at around $159, for the entry-level 4GB / 128GB variant. It costs around 91,000 Naira in Nigeria, 16,855 KSH in Kenya, and 3,099 EGP in Egypt.

The 6GB / 128GB variant costs $167, the 8GB / 128GB variant costs $198  while the top of the line 8GB / 256GB variant costs $228.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G was announced on the 26th of November 2020 and was released for purchase on the 1st of December 2020.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G Specs

Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10; MIUI 12
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 (12nm) Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Gray, Green, Blue, Orange
  • Dimension: 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 198g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM


  • Display: 6.53-inch IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340, 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 395 PPI
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 48MP (Primary) F/1.79 + 2MP (Macro) F/2.4 + 2MP (Depth) F/2.4
  • Rear Camera Features: 1080p @ 30fps, 720p @ 1280 x 720
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera, F/2.05


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB / 256GB
  • Memory Card Support:
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: B2/3/5/8
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/8
  • 4G LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi/5GHz Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
  • Push Emails:
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: MP3, FLAC, APE, DSF, M4A, AAC, OGG, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB
  • Video Player: MP4丨M4V丨MKV丨AVI丨WMV丨WEBM丨3GP丨3G2丨ASF
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: GPS/ A-GPS / GLONASS / Beidou / Galileo
  • Maps: Yes (Google Maps)

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side-Mounted)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Google Assistant)
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor:
  • Video Editor:
  • Document Viewer:
  • Document Editor:


  • Battery: Non-Removable 6000mAh Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: 18W Fast Charging Capacity
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G, Specs, Price and Best Deals was written by Alexis Daudu. The article was last modified: October 15th, 2021
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