Xiaomi Redmi 9C is among the latest low budget smartphone release by Xiaomi. It is much affordable but offers features that makes it worth buying.
The Redmi 9C comes with a decent chipset with good camera set up. While this phone might not be a top end mid-range smartphone, it offers value for money. Value for money is very important when considering buying a smartphone even if it’s a flagship phone.
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Xiaomi Redmi Phones are very popular for quality materials. This we can confirm from the Redmi Note 9 series. And Yes, this phone comes with materials that places it in a league of it’s own when compared with it’s competitions.
Placed side by side the Infinix Hot 9, the Redmi 9C is a better choice. Infinix Hot 9 might be bigger in size but bigger does not always mean better. So if given the choice, the Redmi 9C is a better phone and the specifications below will show you just that.
Well, we have put together the complete features of the smartphone below. As always, we focus more on user experience and performance, hence we’ll be skipping all the technical grammars.
Just below the summary of the features is a table with the complete specifications of the Redmi 9C. You can also join our YouTube Community for unboxing and reviews of phones.
Specifications of Redmi 9C
Build and Display
The phone is coming with an IPS LCD display type of size 6.53 inch which is just okay. When it comes to it’s build materials, there is a front glass, back glass and plastic frame which looks pretty cool.
Upfront is a selfie camera placed in a water drop display. A punch hole looks prettier but a water drop display is still pretty cool.
This new Redmi phone might not have that premium feel but it does look really beautiful. It makes a good first impression.
Chipset, RAM and Internal Storage
Xiaomi is always open to powering their phones with either Qualcomm SOC or MediaTek SOC. The Redmi 9C is powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm). This is a gaming chipset from MediaTek and it can process some high graphics and play fairly heavy games.
There is an Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU present. It also uses the PowerVR GE8320 (680 MHz) GPU. Both the CPU and GPU are powerful enough to get the phone running smoothly on a daily.
So far, the phone is expected to come in two variants of, 2GB RAM and 32GB Internal Storage, 3GB RAM and 64GB Internal Storage. The RAM sizes is just okay to handle all the operations needed. There is space for microSD card which means you can expand storage.
The phone comes with triple rear camera. Phone companies now likes to include additional camera lens which most times are not needed.
This phone has a triple 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP rear cameras. A main camera, macro lens and depth sensor respectively.
There is no OIS, gyro-EIS feature enabled. But you get a camera with LED flash and panorama features. You also get to record video 1080p at 30fps. Considering the price of this phone, this is just okay.
Upfront, the phone comes with a single 5 MP selfie camera placed in a water drop notch at the middle of the screen. Which makes the phone looks very pretty good.
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Software and Battery
The phone run out of the box Android 10 along with Xiaomi MIUI 12 which is really good. Redmi 9C is powered by a non removable 5000mAh battery with 10W fast charge feature enabled but no wireless charge enabled.
The phone battery is big but the fast charge feature should sort things out. We have put together the complete specifications of the Redmi 9C below.
Redmi 9C Specifications
Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE: Yes
Download Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
Dimensions: 164.9 x 77 x 9 mm (6.49 x 3.03 x 0.35 in)
Weight: 196 g (6.91 oz)
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size: 6.53 inches, 102.9 cm2 (~81.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
OS (Operating System): Android 10, MIUI 12
Chipset (Processor): MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
CPU Details: Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: PowerVR GE8320 (680 MHz)
Card Slot (SD Card): microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal Storage: 2GB RAM 32GB Internal Storage, 3GB RAM 64GB Internal Storage
Triple Lenses: 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP
Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video: [email protected]/60fps
Single Camera: 5 MP
Video: [email protected]
3.5mm Jack: Yes
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Infrared Port: Yes
NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)
USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Charging: Fast charging 10W
Colors: Midnight Gray, Sunrise Orange, Twilight Blue
Games: Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store
Price: About $121, N46900
This phone will easily make the top 5 best smartphone under 50000 naira. It’s features and price makes it just perfect for purchase.
The official price of the Redmi 9C is about $121, N46900 Naira. Tell us what you think about this new Redmi phone via your comment below.