Xiaomi has presented two replacements for the recently released Redmi Note 8 Pro, which was released just a few months earlier. The announced new smartphones Xiaomi - the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Pro Max models have got a new design, cameras with improved characteristics and capacious batteries. At the same time, the senior novelty Redmi Note 9 Pro Max also acts as a replacement for the entire Mi Max family, as reported by company representatives.
Similarities and differences between devices
The manufacturer decided to arrange a presentation of smartphones in India. The two new flagships of Xiaomi are almost the same - smartphones look similar, have the same screens, batteries and processors. The main differences are associated with the capabilities of photo modules, characteristics of high-speed charging, which in turn determined their different cost.
Conceptually, the design of Redmi Note 9 Pro and Pro Max is expressed in the updated (for this line) design of the cameras and the presence of glass with rounded corners covering the back of the case. Up front, smartphones have a 6.67-inch IPS display with a 60 Hz refresh rate. The screen supports the Full HD + standard, the color space coverage is 84%. The top is protected by a proprietary Gorilla Glass 5 coating.
The flagships are based on an eight-core Snapdragon 720G chip with overclocking up to 2.3 GHz, supplemented by Adreno 618 graphics. The operating module is represented by LPDDR4X, the internal memory is UFS 2.1. The devices are powered by a 5020 mAh battery. The younger model supports 18W fast charging technology, the older one - 33W.
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Every Xiaomi smartphone updating the Redmi Note series has received a main camera with four sensors. The cameras support Full HD (60 fps) and HD (960 fps) formats, 4K video recording, dual LED flash and 10x digital zoom.
The junior smartphone Xiaomi Redmi is characterized by the following parameters of the main camera. The main sensor has a resolution of 48 MP. It is complemented by an 8MP wide-angle lens, a 5MP macro lens and a 2MP portrait module. The older Note 9 Pro Max has a 64 MP main sensor, the rest of the modules are identical.
The selfie module of Redmi Note 9 Pro is characterized by a single 16 MP sensor, while the older Pro Max has 32 MP.
The presented new Xiaomi smartphones are equipped with two slots for SIM cards, there is also a separate slot for a 512 GB microSD card. The devices support GSM, 3G and LTE networks, work with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technologies, have a fingerprint scanner (on the right side of the case), a standard audio input and a separate infrared port for remote control of various equipment.
The operating system is presented by Android 10 with additional proprietary firmware MIUI 11.
The price of Redmi Note 9 Pro in the simplest configuration 4/64 GB is $ 175. The 6/128 GB version is priced at $ 216. The older Pro Max in the 4/64 GB assembly is slightly more expensive: $ 202, then the 6/128 GB bundle costs $ 229 and the "coolest" 8/128 GB bundle - $ 256.
The Topic of Article: Xiaomi has updated the Redmi Note family with two flagships in a new design.