Xiaomi released the Xiaomi Redmi 9A alongside the Redmi 9 and Redmi 9C in July 2020. The Redmi 9A is a cheap Android smartphone made by Xiaomi to cater for those with a tight budget. The Redmi 9A is the cheapest out of all the Redmi series launched this year. The Redmi 9A is the successor to the Redmi 8A that was launched last year. Xiaomi Redmi 9A price in Nigeria will be written in this article. Join me as we unravel the specs and features of this phone.
Xiaomi Redmi 9A Key Specs
- 6.53 inches HD+ IPS LCD display
- MediaTek Helio G25 SoC
- 2GB of RAM
- 32GB built-in storage
- 13MP single rear camera
- 5MP front-facing camera
- 5,000 mAh battery
- AI Face Unlock
Design and Body
The design of this smartphone is not anything spectacular or very attractive. The Redmi 9A design already tells you that its a low budget smartphone. It has a plastic build which is not bad considering the price. The phone is a little bulky, it has a thickness of 9 mm and weighs 196 grams. I guess the large battery contributed to the weight of this phone. At the rear, you’ll find the single-camera, a LED flash and “Redmi” branding.
Coming to display, the Redmi 9A sports a 6.53 inches IPS LCD display with an HD+ resolution of 720×1600 pixels and a 269 PPI density. It has a 400 nits typ. brightness. The display has a few drop notch at the top which houses the selfie camera. The screen doesn’t have any protection, you’d need a tempered glass if you dread breaking the screen.
Processor and Memory
In this aspect, the Redmi 9A comes with a fairly decent budget grade processor. The Xiaomi Redmi 9A is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 processor which features 4 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz and another 4 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz. The processor is coupled with PowerVR GE8320 in charge of gaming and graphics-related activities. The chipset is built on a 12nm power-efficient process.
The Redmi 9A comes with 2GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 32GB built-in storage. It has a dedicated micro SD card slot for expanding the storage.
Coming to the camera department, the Xiaomi Redmi 9A has a 13MP single rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and Phase Detection Auto Focus. The rear camera can record 1080p videos at 30/60 fps. It also has AI portrait mode and HDR capabilities.
At the front, there is a 5MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture for your selfie needs. The selfie camera can record 1080p videos at 30 fps.
Battery and Charging
The battery is like the only aspect where the Redmi 9A gets something substantial. The Redmi 9A has a massive 5,000 mAh battery that is not removable. The battery is expected to last you for up to 2 days. As for charging, the Redmi 9A has support for 10W charging. It also comes bundled with a 10W charger. It charges via the micro USB 2.0 port.
Network and Connectivity
The Xiaomi Redmi 9A has support for 4G LTE network which gives you access to fast internet speeds when downloading and surfing the web. It has support for the following 4G LTE bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41. It comes with Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi Direct, GPS and FM radio. It also supports OTG (On The Go)
Redmi 9A runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 skin on top. It will get as least one major Android update and about 3 MIUI software updates.
Xiaomi Redmi 9A Price in Nigeria
Xiaomi Redmi 9A price in Nigeria starts at 41,900 Naira depending on your location of purchase. It is available in top retail stores like SLOT, RAYA etc across the country. It is also available in top online stores.