Xiaomi Redmi 9A, 9C now official

New entry-level beasts from Xiaomi!

Xiaomi’s Global Ecosytem event showcased three affordable Redmi phones, including the Redmi 9A and 9C.

The Redmi 9A features MediaTek Helio G25, an octa-core gaming chipset, which allows for a smooth day-to-day operating experience. It also sports the AI-optimized 13MP rear camera that can quickly and easily capture crisp and clear images in a variety of situations.

Meanwhile, the Redmi 9C aims to be an affordable phone with great features to boot. It has a 6.53-inch Dot Drop display for an immersive viewing experience and a whopping 5000mAh high-capacity battery, on top of a triple rear camera setup and USB Type-C connection.

Redmi 9A specs:

  • 6.53-inch HD+ IPS dot-drop display
    720×1600 px, 400 nits
  • 2.0GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 CPU
  • 2GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 32GB eMMC 5.1 storage, with microSD slot up to 512GB
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 4G, Dual SIM
  • WiFi 802.11n, Bluetooth 5, GPS
  • Micro USB
  • MIUI 11 (Android 10)
  • 5,000mAh battery
  • Granite Gray, Peacock Green, Sky Blue

Redmi 9C specs:

  • 6.53-inch HD+ IPS dot-drop display
    720 x 1600px
  • 2.3GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G35
  • 2GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 32GB eMMC 5.1 internal storage, with microSD card slot
  • Triple rear cameras:
    13MP primary
    5MP ultrawide
    2MP depth
  • 5MP front camera
  • 4G VoLTE, Dual SIM
  • WiFi 802.11 n, Bluetooth 5, GPS
  • USB Type-C, IR Blaster, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • MIUI 11 (Android 10)
  • 5,000mAh battery
  • Colors: Midnight Gray, Sunrise Orange, Twilight Blue

The Redmi 9A has been launched in the Philippines with Granite Gray, Peacock Green, and Sky Blue colors to boot. It’s now available for purchase through Mi Authorized stores, authorized offline dealers (starting July 21), or through Xiaomi PH official online stores in Lazada and Shopee for PHP 4,290 for the 2GB+32GB version. The Redmi 9C, on the other hand, has yet to be launched in the country, though Xiaomi PH says they’ll reveal the pricing once it’s available.

Carl Lamiel
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