The Redmi 9 is a great budget smartphone with a large 6.53" 1080p screen and powerful enough Helio G80 chip. It has four cameras on its back - wide, ultrawide, macro and depth.
There is also a huge 5,000mAh battery with 18W support, USB-C port, card slot, the lot. MIUI is among the best platforms for updates too, and as far as China-originating interfaces go - it's one of the easiest on the eyes for the Western user.
- Stylish looks for the price, GG5 on the front
- Large 1080p screen
- Has a fingerprint sensor
- 5,020mAh battery should be plenty, supports 18W charging
- Runs the latest MIUI 12, likely to get timely updates
- 32GB base storage, dedicated microSD slot, USB-C port