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Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 in South Africa

Global technology leader Xiaomi has announced two new smartphones in South Africa – the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9.

The Redmi Note series has been offering some of the most incredible mid-range smartphones on the market, with over 110 million units sold across the globe.

Together with the recently launched Redmi Note 9S, the new Redmi Note smartphone lineup continues to flaunt cutting-edge design and innovation without the flagship price point.

Supreme photography and videography with 64MP Quad Camera

Featuring an impressive quad-camera setup in the rear, 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 charging

Packing a large 5,020mAh  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 minutes.

Redmi Note 9 includes a 5,020mAh (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 Snapdragon 720G processor and up to 2.3GHz, Redmi Note 9 Pro offers 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 consists of a 2 x A75 2.0GHz, 6 x A55 1.8GHz CPU and an ARM G52 MC2 with roughly 1,000MHz core, 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-inch 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-inch DotDisplay protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front.

Both the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 feature an array of other fan-favourite features, including a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an IR blaster.

These devices also come with TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification for long-lasting eye comfort, and splash-proof nano coating for accidental spills.

The Redmi Note 9 Pro doesn’t skimp on style with two hot dynamic colour options – Interstellar Grey and Tropical Green.

Redmi Note 9 users can choose from 2 captivating colours to appease any style – Midnight Grey, and Forest Green.

Where to buy

Retailing at R3,999 for the Redmi Note 9 64GB and starting from R5,999 for the Redmi Note 9 Pro, the devices are available for purchase on, Takealot, TFG, FNB Ebucks and Hi-Online.

And from November, you will also find Xiaomi smartphones and IoT products in Vodacom channels.

These 9 Series devices are bundled with Mi True Wireless Earphones for a limited time only.

This article was published in partnership with Xiaomi.

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