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The ultimate 2021 Review of Xiaomi Redmi 9 32GB

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 32GB is a new model, having been launched in mid-2020.
The overall quality of this smartphone is average; as it is very affordable, it can be a good choice just to save a little.

Main test results

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 32GB arrived on the market with Android 10 and being so new, it is not surprising that it has not yet received an update. Although a new version of Android has just been released, this version is still fairly recent, so there are no problems for security and compatibility with apps and other devices.
The 6.5″ screen with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels looks better than that of other models and is also very quick to react to commands.
One of the strengths of Xiaomi Redmi 9 32GB is the good battery life: in our usage scenario, its 5020 mAh allows it to reach 39 hours, which is above average.
The 13.5 GB of actual available internal memory (32 GB declared) may not be enough to store our data, but we can use a SD memory card to expand the phone memory.
It suffered some minor damages in the drop test, but passed it well and can therefore be considered quite robust.
Models in this price range are usually not very powerful: this phone is an exception, so it can also be used for tasks that require high performance, such as some video games.
Among the most interesting functions are: being dual SIM (two SIMs, two numbers, can work simultaneously) and the presence of the fingerprint reader.
This model is compatible with 4G connection.

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Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9 32GB has four rear cameras (the main one is 13 Mp) which allow you to get just enough quality photos, unless in situations with little light where they are even poor.
This mobile phone has an 8 Mp front camera, which allows you to take poor quality photos, so it is not possible to get good selfies.

✔️ Pros

  • The screen quality is excellent
  • Battery life is good
  • It is one of the most affordable models
  • The version of the operating system is quite recent
  • You can insert two SIMs at the same time

❌ Cons

  • Selfies are not of good quality

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All tests results

43

Camera

Rear camera★★★☆☆
Front camera★★☆☆☆
Quality of video footage from rear camera★★★☆☆
Quality of video footage from front camera★★☆☆☆
Audio quality of movies★★★☆☆
66

Display

Vision quality★★★★☆
Touchscreen speed and accuracy★★★★★
83

Battery

Battery consumption★★★★★
Battery life (for standard usage scenario)39 h
Quick battery charging★★☆☆☆
Extra battery functionality★★★☆☆
67

Performance

Processor speed★★★★☆
Amount of memory available★★★☆☆
68

Durability

Fall resistance★★★★☆
Impermeability to waterNot applicable
Rain resistance★★★★★
Scratch resistance★★★★☆
44

Music

Audio quality through the speakers★★★☆☆
Sound quality with high quality headphones★★★★★
Volume★★★★☆
63

Call

Call63
78

Ease of use

Usability of the touchscreen★★★★★
Ease of use of the camera★★★★☆
Accessibility via facial recognition or fingerprint★★★★☆
Simplicity of settings★★★★★
Browser convenience★★★★★
84

Brand reliability

Brand reliability84
77

Extra Features

Bluetooth★★★★★
Operation on different frequency bands★★★☆☆
Operation on different wifi standards★★★★☆
Memory card reader★★★★★
Availability of sensors★★★★☆
Location accuracy★★★☆☆

All technical specs

General specifications

Operating system version testedAndroid 10
Latest update availableAndroid 10
Google Service available✔️
Diagonal screen size6.5 inch
Internal memory declared32 GB
Memory capacity actually available13.5 GB
Type of memory cardSD
ProcessorMedia Tek Helio G80
Processor frequency2 GHz
Number of cores8
RAM memory3 GB

Other specifications

Battery capacity5020 mAh
Replaceable battery
Wireless charging possible
Wireless charger providedNot considered
SAR level declared1.07 Watt per kg
IP certification
Fingerprint reader✔️
FM radio✔️
Stereo speakers

Dimensions

Weight, including SIM and battery201 g
Length163 mm
Width77 mm
Thickness9 mm

Connections

5G
4G✔️
Available in Dual SIM✔️
Dual SIM and independent memory card reader✔️
SIM typeNano SIM
eSIM
Bluetooth version5
USB-C port✔️
NFC✔️
3.5mm audio output✔️

Camera and video camera

Resolution of the main rear camera13 MPx
Resolution of the main front camera8 MPx
Number of rear cameras4
Number of front cameras1
Optical image stabilizer
Slow motion mode✔️
Video resolutionFull HD

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