Yes, rumors have proved to be true. Xiaomi has launched Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (which is word-of-mouth) in India, along with Redmi Note 9 Pro.
And while the new Pro Max name may suggest that you’re getting a lot of shiny new stuff in tow, it’s not really so compared to the standard Note 9 Pro.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: Specification and Feature
The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Aura boasts a balanced design, which focuses on providing us with a minimal yet shiny rear panel.
It is a 3D curved glass construction, with a massive square camera bump and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, which doubles as a power button.
The smartphone packs a 6.67-inch full-HD + IPS LCD display is similar to the normal Note 9 Pro Series.
It packs a 20: 9 aspect ratio, 2400 x 1080-pixel resolution, and again, the Gorilla Glass 5 protection. You don’t get much refresh rate on the Redmi Note 9 Pro’s display, which is even more disappointing – the Pro Max nomenclature.
Under the hood, this is powered by Snapdragon 720G chipset. It is similar to the standard Note 9 Pro, so it makes me question why Redmi is calling this variant Pro Max.
It seems that the company has merely copy-pasted the name from Apple, but is not completely different here.
At least Redmi can offer us a smaller, more compact performance on the standard Pro version or a higher refresh rate on the Pro Max version. It may seem that I am asking for a lot, but I really am not.
The chipset onboard is coupled with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage, which can be expanded up to 512GB via a dedicated microSD card slot.
Snapdragon 720G also supports India’s NavIC navigation system, which is great. The device runs Android 10-based MIUI 11 out-of-the-box.
Coming in a square quad-camera system at the rear, it is not completely different from the standard Note 9 Pro.
The device is a 64MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide camera 120-degree FOV, 5MP macro camera with autofocus and finally a 2MP depth sensor.
The center’s punch-hole also has a 32MP selfie camera, unlike the 16MP camera on the standard Note 9 Pro.
All of the camera features are the same as the standard Note 9 Pro, including log video recording, night mode 2.0, and a ton more.
This Phone is equipped with a 5,020mAh battery, which is similar to the standard variant.
But, the smartphone comes with a 33W charger in the box (as opposed to a standard 18W fast charger), which can charge 50% of the battery within 30 minutes, Redmi claims.
Price and availability
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Price Rs. Rs. 14,999 for 6GB + 64GB base variant. The price of 6GB + 128GB variant is 16,999 and 8GB + 128GB variant is priced at Rs.18,999.
This Phone will be available in three stunning colors, namely Interstellar Black, Aurora Blue and Glacier White.
The smartphone will go on sale from March 25, exclusively on Amazon and Mi online stores. It can also be available offline at Mi Home and Mi Studio shops.
So, which device is your pick – Redmi Note 9 Pro Max or Redmi Note 9 Pro? Tell us in the comment section below.