At the time of COVID-19 pandemic when the whole world is under lockdown and no one is able to step out of their home smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi decided to launch new smartphones. Today, the company has launched the Redmi Note 9 and the Redmi Note 9 Pro under its Redmi brand which is now independent. The company also announced the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite at the event. This was the global launch of the Redmi Note 9 and Mi Note 10 Lite. The Redmi Note 9 Pro was launched in India about a month ago.
Due to the COVID-19 Xiaomi hosted an online launch event of the Redmi Note 9 series today starting 8pm UTC (5.30pm IST). The launch event was streamed on YouTube and Xiaomi’s social media platforms. Notably, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is the same phone as the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in India with 64MP quad camera setup and Snapdragon 720G. The Redmi Note 9 in comparison comes with 48MP quad camera setup and MediaTek processor.
Smartphone sale in India has been halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The Redmi Note 9 Pro price in India starts at Rs 13,999 for the base 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model and Rs 16,999 for the top-end 6GB + 128GB of internal storage variant. The Pro is slightly expensive. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max India price starts at 17,999 for 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, Rs 16,499 for 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, and lastly, Rs 19,999 for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model. The Redmi Note 9 is yet to arrive in India.