BUILD AND DESIGN:
The Redmi 9 Power has matt design and is made up of polycarbonate. They are offering quite a few color variants which include Mighty Black, Blazing Blue, Fiery Red and Electric Green. They also claim it to have Nano-coating which will protect the phone from splashes. The back houses quad camera array and Redmi branding while the front has a screen with a water-drop style notch. They have also have added rubber gaskets and anti-corrosive ports for added protection from water.
It houses a 6.53 inch FHD+ IPS LCD display in the 19.5: 9 aspect ratio which gives around 83.4% screen-to-body ratio. The panel has got 400 nits of brightness and 395 ppi density. Also, it is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor sits as the brain of the smartphone which is an 11nm CPU paired with Adreno 610 GPU. It is an octa-core processor with 4x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold and 4 x 260 silver cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. The phone comes with 4GB of RAM in both the storage options.
The rear of the phone possess four cameras with the main lens being a 48MP shooter with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultrawide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 120 ° field-of-view, 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and finally a 2MP camera with f/2.4 aperture lens. This setup can record videos at 1080p@30 fps.
The front of the phone houses an 8MP selfie shooter f/2.0 lens. It will also record video up to 1080p@30 fps.
This is where I think the phone got it’s name as it houses a mammoth 6000mAh battery with 18watt fast charging support. Xiaomi will provide a 22.5 watt charger out-of-the-box and it will support reverse charging as well.
It supports LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage type on base model whereas the higher end model has UFS 2.2 type storage, has USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer, headphone jack, an IR blaster, stereo speakers, dual SIM 4G support, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, FM radio, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, dual band Wi-Fi, and all other necessary sensors.
The base variant comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage (₹ 10,999) and the top end variant has 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage (₹ 11,999).
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