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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 with MediaTek Helio G85 Launched in Nepal

Xiaomi launched Mi 10, and Mi Note 10 Lite in Nepal a few weeks ago. Along with it, they have also launched Redmi Note 9 Pro from its Redmi Note 9 series. And, finally, they have launched the Redmi Note 9 in Nepal.

Mi Nepal teased it a couple of days ago and today it has launched Redmi Note 9 in Nepal via their Facebook page. Redmi Note 9 price in Nepal is Rs. 22,999 for 4GB RAM/128GB ROM variant.

Redmi Note 9 price nepal
Redmi Note 9

Redmi Note 9 is the most affordable one from Redmi’s Note 9 series and it is also the first phone to be announced with Helio G85 chipset.

So, let’s see what else we get with the Redmi Note 9.

Redmi Note 9 Specifications

  • Body: 162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9 mm, 199 g, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display: 6.53 inches IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340 Resolution, 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 395 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
  • Memory:128GB ROM 4GB RAM, UFS 2.1
  • OS: Android 10, MIUI 11
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (Wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (Ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (Depth)
    • Video: [email protected]
  • Front Camera: 13 MP, f/2.3, 29mm (standard), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery, Fast charging 22.5W
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
  • Misc: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey

Redmi Note 9 Price in Nepal: Rs. 22,999 (4/128GB)

Redmi Note 9 Overview

Design

The Note 9 series fancies a new minimalistic design change. A Square hump in the middle of a glass canvas i.e. the Aura Balance Design (as Xiaomi Likes to call it) is a modest design change to the Redmi family.

Redmi Note 9 design
Redmi Note 9 Design

The minimalist design is further stretched to the front as well with the introduction of punch-hole cutouts. And, the Redmi Note 9 gets a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor instead of the side-mounted fingerprint sensor found on the pro version.

Personally, I really like the design of the Redmi Note 9 over the Note 8.

Display

On the front, the Redmi Note 9 flaunts a 6.53-inch IPS LCD Panel that stretches up to 83% percent; credits to the minimalistic punch-hole cutout.

Redmi Note 9 Display
Redmi Note 9 Display

Though it’s a full HD panel and it’s protected by Gorilla Glass 5 but it doesn’t include a higher refresh rate display. Well, this might be a problem for Redmi fans as its competition; Realme 6 does have a 90Hz display.

As Realme 6 is not available in Nepal yet we’ll reserve this discussion for the future.

Hardware

Xiaomi has opted to go with MediaTek on the Redmi Note 9 instead of the Snapdragon which is used on its Pro version. It uses MediaTek’s Helio G85 and is the first phone to use this chipset.

Helio G85 is similar to the Helio G80, it has an Octa-core CPU (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.

Helio G85 is a top-notch chipset and it will have flawless performance but Realme 6 uses Helio G90T and should have a similar price to Redmi Note 9 when it launches.

Furthermore, Redmi Note 9 has 4GB of RAM depending upon its storage option of 128GB.

ALSO SEE: Redmi Note 9 Pro with Snapdragon 720G Launched in Nepal: A True Successor?

Camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 gets a quad-camera setup on the rear with a 48MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 main sensor. Whereas the Redmi Note 9 Pro has a 48MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM2 main sensor.

Redmi Note 9 Camera
Redmi Note 9 Camera

Except for this, Redmi Note 9 has an 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. On the front, it has a 13MP sensor for selfies.

Battery

In terms of battery, the Redmi Note 9 gets a huge 5020 mAh battery along with 22.5W fast charging.

Though, it’s a step up from Redmi Note 8’s 4500 mAh battery. It would have been better if it had the same 33W fast charging as the max version.

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Moving on the Redmi Note 9 runs on Android 10 and MIUI 11. And it is eligible for future updates as well. It also retains the headphone jack if you care about that.

Redmi Note 9 Price in Nepal, Availability, and Impressions

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 price in Nepal is Rs. 22,999. The price is really good considering the older Redmi Note 8 is still priced at Rs. 23,999 for 4/128GB variant. Also, this variant doesn’t have NFC.

Model Name Price in Nepal Availability in Nepal
Redmi Note 9 (4/128GB) Rs. 22999 June 26 – available Xiaomi brand shops and retails stores.

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So, Redmi Note 9 uses Mediatek’s Helio G85 which will no doubt provide good performance. However, it has an older 48MP Samsung ISOCELL GM1 sensor. We can get the updated Samsung ISOCELL GM2 in the Samsung M21.

It’s a very good phone but it will have a tough competition if and when Realme 6 makes it to Nepal. Furthermore, Samsung M21 is also a compelling device at this price tag that comes with a better camera sensor, an AMOLED display, and good performance.

Are you satisfied with Redmi Note 9’s specifications? Would you buy Redmi Note 9 or Redmi Note 9 Pro or wait for Redmi Note 9 Pro Max? Lets us know in the comments below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Redmi Note 9 available in Nepal?
Yes, Redmi Note 9 is currently available in Nepal.

What is the price of Redmi Note 9 in Nepal?
Redmi Note 9 price in Nepal is Rs. 22,999 for 4GB/128GB variant.

Where can I buy Redmi Note 9 in Nepal?
You can buy Redmi Note 9 from retail stores all around Nepal starting June 26, 2020.

What are the color options available on Redmi Note 9?
Redmi Note 9 is available in Forest Green and Midnight Grey color.

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