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Xiaomi Redmi 9 price in Kenya and features

Quad camera phone on a budget - Xiaomi Redmi 9

Xiaomi Redmi 9

Xiaomi Redmi 9 price in Kenya

Xiaomi Redmi 9 price in Kenya is 15,000 shillings. It is a mid-range smartphone in Kenya with features such as a 6.53 inch IPS LCD Display, Quad 13 MP Camera, and an 8 MP selfie camera. It also comes with 32 or 64 GB, 3 or 4GB RAM, and a 5020 mAh battery. 

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  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
    xiaomi redmi 9
  • 6.53 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Android 10, MIUI 12
  • Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
  • Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 &
    6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Mali-G52 MC2
  • 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM
  • Main 13 MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
  • 8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide) selfie camera
  • Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery
  • 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE

Xiaomi Redmi 9 specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 9 comes in thee colors options namely Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple and Ocean Green. The phone has with 32/64 GB of internal storage and has 3/4 GB of RAM. It is powered by Android 10.0 (Pie); MIUI 12. MIUI 12 brings Super wallpapers. It creates seamless interstellar journeys as you switch between your Lock screen, Home screen, and Always-on display. Redmi 9 has a main 13 MP (Quad) and an 8 MP, f/2.2 selfie camera. The main camera features an 8 MP ultrawide, 2 MP depth and 5 MP macro camera. The phone is powered by a Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm) chipset and a high capacity 5020 mAh battery.


Xiaomi Redmi 9


As for the display Xiaomi Redmi 9 has a large 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 screen with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. It is a decent display especially because it is 1080p and not 720p as one would expect at this price. Some of the key features of Redmi 9’s display is that is has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and can brighten up to 400 nits typ. brightness as advertised. Finally, it is ans IPS LCD screen with 19.5:9 ratio and ~395 ppi density.


It is an Android 10 smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 9, with MIUI 12. MiUI 12 brings a new design of Weather app that shows you how it feels to be outside at any given moment. Cool feature this don’t you agree? The phone has a Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm) chipset, an Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) and a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. The Redmi 9 comes in two versions with respect to internal storage and RAM. These are 32GB with 3GB RAM and 64GB with 4GB RAM. You can buy either version at Phoneplace Kenya by following this link.

Xiaomi Redmi 9

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Cameras

There are five cameras on Redmi 9 – four on the back and one front facing camera lens. These are 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm, 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro) and a 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth). The selfie camera is an 8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide) shooter. Video recording is 1080p@30fps with both the main and selfie cameras.

Battery and other features

Sealed within Xiaomi Redmi  9 is a non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery. It has support for fast charging 18W. As for senors the phone has a fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro and proximity sensor. It has Type-C 1.0 USB, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC (market/region dependent) and Infrared port. You also get a 3.5mm jack with it.

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