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The Hotshot and new Midrange King: Xiaomi launches the Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro

Xiaomi today completed the Redmi Note 9 trinity, as it announced the availability of the Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro in the Philippines beginning tomorrow, May 27, 2020.

The Redmi Note 9 Pro will retail starting at Php 12,490 while the Redmi Note 9 will start at Php 7,990. In addition, Xiaomi also announced the availability of the Mi Note 10 Lite in the Philippines which will retail starting at PHP 16,990.

“The Redmi Note series has a long-standing reputation of being one of the most incredible mid-range smartphone series globally. As a testament to that, over 110 million units have been sold globally according to Canalys, making it one of Xiaomi’s best-selling smartphone series.

Most recently, we saw great success with the total global sales of Redmi Note 8 series exceeding 30 million units, according to the data obtained from Xiaomi Data Platform in April. The Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro were also listed on the Global Top Smartphones list in Q4 2019.” says Mark Li, Xiaomi Philippines Country Manager.

Mark Li continues, “To continue the legend, we are excited that Filipino Mi fans and consumers will get to experience the legendary Redmi Note series with the latest Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9. We are confident that with the launch of these new smartphones, it will solidify Redmi Note series’ reputation as a smartphone series that continues to flaunt cutting edge design and innovation without the flagship price point.”

Presenting the newest products was Xiaomi Philippines Marketing Manager Ava Castillo

Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9: The legend continues

The Redmi Note 9 Pro’s 64MP main lens captures crisp, ultra-high resolution images in all lighting conditions while its 8MP ultra wide -angle lens enables stunning large group images without compromise. A 5MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor round out the rear camera, letting users take stunning close-up shots with fantastic bokeh.

On the front, Redmi Note 9 Pro sports a 16MP in-display camera for high-quality selfies. Its new slow motion selfie mode captures hilarious slow-motion videos — perfect for social media.

Redmi Note 9 also brings photography to the forefront with a 48MP main camera and 8MP ultra wide-angle lens. Its 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor complete the quad-camera setup, capturing beautiful images from all angles. A 13MP camera is positioned in-display to allow for maximum front screen display size.

Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9’s cinematic portraits and video mode turns users into directors by capturing content with a 2.39:1 aspect ratio – the same format commonly used in films. Meanwhile, with six different kaleidoscope options, everyone can shoot quirky, eye-catching videos in an instant, while the all new document mode transforms your smartphone into a pocket-sized scanner.

Long-lasting battery, fast charge

Packing a large 5020mAh battery, Redmi Note 9 Pro holds enough power to last until the next day without compromising on slim design. Better yet, the device offers 30W fast charging which is Redmi Note Series’ fastest-ever charging speed, with an in-box 33W fast charger that can charge up to 57% in just 30 minutes1.

Redmi Note 9 includes a 5020mAh (typ) battery with 18W fast charging support, making it an ideal companion for on-the-go users.

Extraordinary performance with powerful SoCs

With the all-new Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 720G processor and up to 2.3GHz, Redmi Note 9 Pro off ers a blazing fast, flagship-level experience. Built with 8nm process technology, the device delivers powerful performance while maintaining power efficiency.

Redmi Note 9 Pro also sports a z-axis linear vibration motor for a more balanced user experience. The z-axis linear vibration creates 120 vibration effects depending on the user’s action, including different vibrations for photos, screenshots, notifications, clock settings and more.

Under the hood, Redmi Note 9 has a MediaTek Helio G85 processor making it the world’s first smartphone to feature the new chipset. It also consists of a 2x A75 2.0GHz, 6x A55 1.8GHz CPU and an ARM G52 MC2 with roughly 1000MHz and a Manhattan 3.0 GPU at around 25 fps, offering ultra-smooth day-to-day performance.

 Flagship-level DotDisplay

Redmi Note 9 Pro features a stylish, notch-free 6.67” DotDisplay. A side-mounted fingerprint sensor makes the device more conveniently accessible, while an all-new front camera module design ensures a premium and immersive user experience. Redmi Note 9, on the other hand, flaunts an all-new look with the immersive 6.53” DotDisplay protected by a Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on the front.

Both Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 feature an array of other fan-favorite features, including a 3.5mm headphone jack, an IR blaster and more. These devices also come with the TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification for long-lasting eye comfort, and splash-proof nano coating for accidental spills.

Mi Note 10 Lite: Epic addition to the family

The all-new Mi Note 10 Lite offers premium display and versatile quad camera experience at an honest price. It sports a 6.47’’3D curved AMOLED display and a 3D curved glass back to provide you a premium in-hand feel, while using a thinner, yet highly-responsive in-screen fingerprint sensor to enable instant unlock to your daily routine.

Being part of the epic Mi Note 10 family, Mi Note 10 Lite also offers a versatile 64MP quad camera setting which packs an industry leading Sony IMX686 sensor for quick snaps, and dedicated sensors for ultra wide-angle photos, up-close macro shots, and gorgeous portraits.

On the performance front, Mi Note 10 Lite leverages the Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 730G Mobile Platform to provide ultra-smooth mobile experience, and a massive 5,260mAh battery for two-days’usage2 in one single charge. It also comes with an in-box 30W fast charger to enable non-stop work and play.

Price, availability and promotion:

Redmi Note 9 Pro
Starting from June 4, 2020, 12AM, Redmi Note 9 Pro will be available at the official Xiaomi Flagship Store on Lazada and will soon roll out at Mi Authorised Stores and Xiaomi offline retailers. It will come in Interstellar Grey, Glacier White and Tropical
Green with a retail price of Php 12,490 for 6GB+64GB, and Php 13,990 for 6GB+128GB.

Also on June 4, 2020, the Redmi Note 9 Pro, 6GB+64GB variant will be offered at Php 500 OFF at the official Xiaomi Flagship Store on Lazada.

Redmi Note 9

Redmi Note 9 will be available initially at the official Xiaomi Global Store on Shopee starting May 27, 2020, 12AM and at the official Xiaomi Flagship Store on Lazada starting June 4, 2020, 12AM.It will also roll out soon at Mi Authorised Stores and Xiaomi offline retailers. Redmi Note 9 will come in Midnight Grey, Forest Green and Polar White with a retail price of Php 7,990 for 3GB+64GB and Php 9,990 for 4GB+128GB.

Xiaomi is also giving Php 500 off on the 3GB + 64GB variant on May 27, 2020, 12AM at the official Xiaomi Global Store on Shopee and on June 4, 2020, 12AM at the official Xiaomi Flag ship Store on Lazada.

watch the highlights of the livestream here:

What do you think about the Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 9 Pro and Mi Note 10 Lite? Let us know in the comments!

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