Redmi 9 Activ is set to go on sale in India on Friday, September 24, Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi announced on Thursday. Exact specifications of Redmi 9 Activ are yet to be revealed. However, the new Redmi phone is expected to come as a variant of the original Redmi 9 that Xiaomi launched in August last year. Alongside Redmi 9 Activ, the Chinese company is tipped to launch Redmi 9A Sport in the country as a new variant of Redmi 9A.
Redmi 9 Activ India sale details
The official Redmi India account on Twitter revealed that Redmi 9 Activ will go on sale on Friday through Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Mi Studio. Price and specifications of Redmi 9 Activ are yet to be revealed, though. The official image posted by the Redmi India account carries a teaser image that shows the back of the new Redmi phone. It suggests no major changes over the original Redmi 9 and shows a dual rear camera setup on Redmi 9 Activ. The phone is also teased to have 4GB + 64GB storage configuration and include a fingerprint sensor on the back — identical to Redmi 9.
MySmartPrice, in collaboration with tipster Ishan Agarwal, separately reports that Redmi 9 Activ would be amongst the two new Redmi phones that Xiaomi is planning to launch in India soon. The other model is said to be Redmi 9A Sport.
Redmi 9 Activ specifications (expected)
While the official details about Redmi 9 Activ are yet to be revealed, the MySmartPrice report suggests some of its specifications ahead of the sale. The phone is said to be available in a new Metallic Purple colour option and come in two distinct variants carrying 4GB + 64GB as well as 6GB + 64GB storage options. Other specifications of Redmi 9 Activ may be identical with the original Redmi 9 model.
Redmi 9 Activ is tipped to have a 6.53-inch HD+ display and an octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 SoC. The phone is also said to have a dual rear camera setup, with a 13-megapixel primary sensor. Further, it may include a 5,000mAh battery.
Redmi 9A Sport specifications (expected)
The Redmi 9A Sport model is said to have a Metallic Blue colour option and come in 2GB and 3GB RAM variants, along with 32GB of onboard storage as standard. It is also reported to have the same display that is available on Redmi 9 and may come on Redmi 9 Activ. Redmi 9A Sport is tipped to have a MediaTek Helio G25 SoC, a single 13-megapixel camera on the back, a 5-megapixel selfie camera, and a 5,000mAh battery.
Gadgets 360 has reached out to Xiaomi for details about Redmi 9 Activ and Redmi 9A Sport. This report will be updated when we hear back.
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