The more time goes by, the more budget smartphones we get to see. Xiaomi is one of the top tiers in the game. So far this company has maintained its reputation in terms of budget smartphones. Not so long ago Xiaomi launched Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A. Both of these devices are available for purchase here in Nepal. For any budget device lovers, these two devices were of top-notch. They received very warming feedbacks from the users. Now Xiaomi is back with Redmi 9 and Redmi 9A. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 price in Nepal is Rs 16,999 for 3/32GB and Rs 17,999 for 4/64GB. The Xiaomi Redmi 9A price in Nepal is Rs 11,499 for 2/32GB.


Xiaomi Redmi 9


Design and Display

xiaomi redmi 9 design display specifications

Redmi 9 houses 6.53-inch IPS LCD with 1080 x 2340 pixels. For the protection, we have Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It has an 83.3% screen-to-body ratio with an aspect ratio of 19:5:9. This device has 400 nits of maximum brightness. Talking about the device aesthetics we have waterdrop notch with a visible chin at the bottom. On the right edge, we have both the power button and the volume rockers. Luckily the 3.55 headphone still hangs around in Redmi devices. On Redmi 9 it is placed on the bottom edge alongside charging port and loudspeaker.

13MP Rear Quad Camera Setup

redmi 9 rear quad camera selfie lens

On the camera department, Redmi 9 looks impressive for a budget device. On a selfie lens, we have an 8MP lens. Waterdrop notch on the display confines this. With the selfie lens, you will be able to shoot videos [email protected], HDR. For the rear camera, we have a quad camera setup. This consists of 13MP (wide) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 5MP (macro) + 2MP (depth) lenses. It is aligned vertically on the top-mid section on the back. Beside the quad-lens lies an LED flash. With the rear camera, you can shoot videos [email protected], HDR.

Performance, Software, and Battery

The Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm) powers Xiaomi Redmi 9. This is accompanied by octa-core CPU and Mali-G52 MC2 as GPU. It runs on Android 10.0 alongside MIUI 12. It comes in two storage variants in the Nepali market, 3/32GB, and 4/64GB.

The massive 5020mAh power cell fuels this device. It also supports 18-watt fast charging. For the charging port, we have standard USB Type-C. We do have a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. This lies in the same rectangular alignment with the rear camera lenses. Other features like accelerometer, proximity, compass, and many more are available on this device.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Key Specifications

Released Date August 2020 (Nepal)
Display 6.53-inch, IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340 Pixels
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Chipset Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
Memory 3/32GB and 4/64 GB
Primary Camera (Quad)
  • 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Shoot Videos: [email protected], HDR

Selfie Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide)
Shoot videos: [email protected],HDR
OS and UI Android 10, MIUI 12
Battery 5020mAh, 18-Watt fast charging
Color Variants Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocea
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Price in Nepal Rs 16,999 (3/32GB)
Rs 17,999 (4/64GB)

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Price in Nepal and Availability                       

Overall for a budget device, Redmi 9 looks impressive. The massive 5020mAh battery, 18-watt fast charging, 13MP rear quad camera setup, 3.55mm headphone jack all are packed under the hood of this device. Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, and Pink/Blue are the available color variants. This device is finally available in the Nepali market. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 price in Nepal is Rs 16,999 for 3/32GB and Rs 17,999 for 4/64GB. If you are looking for more devices under Rs 20,000 in Nepal then please read, ‘Best smartphones to buy in Nepal under Rs 20,000’.


Xiaomi Redmi 9A


Design and Display

xiaomi redmi 9a design display specifications

Redmi 9A flaunts 6.53-inch IPS LCD having 720 x 1600 pixels. It has an 81.1% screen-to-body ratio with an aspect ratio of 20:9. This device has 400 nits of maximum typical brightness similar to that of Redmi 9. Talking about the device aesthetics we have waterdrop notch with a visible chin at the bottom. On the right edge, we have both the power button and the volume rockers. Luckily the 3.55 headphone still hangs around in Redmi devices. On Redmi 9A it is placed on the bottom edge alongside charging port and loudspeaker.

13MP Camera Setup

redmi 9a selfie rear camera

On the camera department, Redmi 9A looks decent for a budget device. On a selfie lens, we have a 5MP lens. Waterdrop notch on the display confines this. With the selfie lens, you will be able to shoot videos [email protected], HDR. For the rear camera, we have a single main lens. This 13MP sits vertically on the top-left section on the back. With the rear camera, you can shoot videos [email protected], HDR. An LED flash lies beneath the lens.

Performance, Software, and Battery

Powering the Redmi 9A the Mediatek Helio G25 (12nm) is coupled with 2GB of RAM. It is accompanied by octa-core CPU and PowerVR GE8320 (650 MHz) as GPU. It runs on Android 10 alongside MIUI 12. This device comes in only one storage variant 2/32GB. The massive 5000mAh power cell fuels this device. It also standard 10-watt charging. For the charging port, we have micro USB 2.0. There’s no sight of the fingerprint sensor.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Key Specifications

Released Date August 2020 (Nepal)
Display 6.53-inch, IPS LCD, 720 x 1600 PixelS
Chipset MediaTek Helio G25 (12 nm)
Memory 2/32GB
Primary Camera 
  • 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
    Shoot Videos: [email protected], HDR
Selfie Camera 5 MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm
Shoot videos: [email protected],HDR
OS and UI Android 10, MIUI 12
Battery 5000mAh, 10-Watt Standard Charging
Color Variants Granite Gray, Peacook Green, Sky Blue
Xiaomi Redmi 9A Price in Nepal Rs 11,499 (3/32GB)

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Price in Nepal and Availability                    

Overall Redmi 9A looks a decent device. The massive 5000mAh battery, 13MP main camera setup, 3.55mm headphone jack all are packed under the hood of this device. Carbon Granite Gray, Peacock Green, and Sky Blue are the available color variants. This device is finally available in the Nepali market with Redmi 9. The Xiaomi Redmi 9A price in Nepal is Rs 11,499 for 2/32GB. If you are looking for more devices under Rs 10,000 in Nepal then please read, ‘Best smartphones to buy in Nepal under Rs 10,000’.


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