Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max With NavIc Support Launched in India

  • With this model, the company plans to compete with the Realme 6 series
  • Xiaomi revealed that it will prioritize Indian satellites for navigation reportedly as the chipset brings NavIC support
  • The company is planning to retail these phones via Amazon Mi.com and exclusive Mi stores in the country.

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in India. The smartphone succeeds the standard Redmi Note 9 Pro. There are minor differences between the two devices. The smartphones share similar design and processor but differs in terms of storage, charging and camera setup. With the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, Xiaomi is looking to fight the Realme 6 series in a big yet understated way.

Pricing and Specifications

Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G mobile platform, Redmi Not 9 Pro Max comes Corning Gorilla 5 at the front as well as rear. A 6.67 inch IPS LCD display with 60 Hz refresh rate along with a touch sampling rate of 120 Hz, is what the device also boasts about. The company has launched three colour options to choose from : Interstellar Black, Glacier White and Aurora Blue.The phone also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and 3.5mm headphone jack.

There is 6GB or 8GB of DDR4X RAM and up to 128GB UFS 2.1 storage. The phone is also supported by a dedicated SD card slot. The chipset also brings NavIC support. Xiaomi revealed that it will prioritize Indian satellites for navigation.


The difference

The real difference between the two models lies in the main rear camera and the selfie camera. With 64-megapixel main camera, the latest smartphone is also paired with an 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle shooter, a 5-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, Xiaomi has featured a 32-megapixel selfie camera, which is housed inside a punch-hole setup.

Backed by 5,020mAh battery, the Note 9 Pro Max gets a 33W fast charger in the box. The 6GB RAM variant with a storage of 64GB is priced at Rs 14,999. The 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 16,999. The model with 8GB RAM variant and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 18,999. It will be available from March 25, 2020 via Amazon India, Mi.com and Mi Stores in the country.