Redmi has announced the launch of Redmi 9C in the market. This smartphone will join as the newest member to the Redmi 9 series. The newly launched Redmi 9C is the successor of last year’s Redmi 9A. For those who just bought the Redmi 9A, this phone is similar in design and specs with its previous model except the triple camera setup along with the upgraded processor. And now Xiaomi has officially conformed that the Redmi 9C launched with exciting features at budget price in Nepal. The entry level smartphone from Xiaomi will carry the same design with increased features. Now lets talk about the design and specifications of the smartphone along with the price range. And at last we will compare it with the 9A to see what’s the difference between these two smartphones.
A quick look at the Redmi 9C specifications.
Talking about the design of the phone, the smartphone looks absolutely similar to its older sibling 9A. You get the same 6.53″ HD + display along with the resolution of about 1600 x 720p. You also get the same water drop notch at the front along with selfie camera. The display is protected with the Gorilla Glass protection. Overall there is no change in terms of display and you get the same display along with the 20 : 9 aspect ratio.
Talking about some of the highlighting features of the Redmi 9C
- Triple camera setup at the back with 13 MP primary lens and a 5 MP selfie camera at the front.
- A 6.53 inch HD + water drop or dot display.
- Media tech Helio G35 processor.
- 5000 mAh battery.
- Rear mounted finger print sensor at the back.
A part from the Redmi 9A you will get a square shaped camera module along with the triple camera setup at back. Redmi has added a ultra wide and a depth sensor lens along with the 13 MP primary lens. So if you are planning to buy the redmi 9A you can buy its upgraded version which consists of a triple camera setup along with the improved processor at a slightly increased price.
Redmi 9C specifications and features.
- Display: 6.53″ HD+ IPS LCD water Drop display along with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
- Processor: MediaTek Helio G35 Chipset based on 12nm
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: PowerVR8320, up to 680MHz
- RAM: 2GB/3GB RAM
- Memory: 32GB/64GB along with internal storage that can be expanded via a dedicated MicroSD card slot.
- Software: With MIUI 11 on top based on Android 10.
- Rear Camera: Triple Camera Setup with
- 13MP primary camera, f/2.2
- 2MP macro sensor, f/2.4
- 2MP Depth sensor, f/2.4
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- Front Camera: 5MP selfie camer with f/2.2 aperture
- Video recording: [email protected]
- Battery capacity: 5,000mAh battery along with 10W fast charging support.
- Colors available: Midnight Grey, Twilight Blue, and Sunrise Orange.
- Sensor used: Vibration Motor, Distance Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer
- Security: Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and AI Face Unlock.
- Price In Nepal: Rs. 12,999 (2GB/32GB) and Rs. 14,999 (3GB/64GB)
Display and build quality
No doubt the 9C bears the same display used on the previous 9A series smartphone. The smartphone has a plastic body design along with the gorilla glass protection on the front. These is a quad camera setup at the rear along with the selfie camera at the front.
Performance and storage capacity of the phone.
Redmi 9c has latest MediaTek’s Helio G35 processor. It is one of the latest gaming chipsets from MediaTek for budget devices. It is an octa-core processor based 12nm which also features, Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.3 GHz. Similarly, the GPU is clocked at 680MHz. Inside the plastic body desigh the phone is supported by the latest gaming-centric MediaTek Helio G35 chipset. This process is also used in another entry-level smartphone, Realme C11. The smartphone comes with the 2/3GBGB of RAM along with 32/64GB of storage option. The storage can also be expanded via a dedicated external MicroSD card slot on it.
The MediaTek’s Helio G35 processor provide a reliable performance ensuring a lag free experience. The HyperEngine game technology used in this device offers a more fluid and responsive gaming experience with reliable connection and visuals.
Camera module on the smartphone
It is the camera module where Redmi 9C wins when compared to older sibling the Realme C11 with an equally powerful setup. It uses the 13MP primary camera of the Redmi 9A along with ultra wide and depth sensing camera. The selfie camera is accompanied by a 5MP sensor. These AI – triple cameras are enclosed inside the square camera module, alongside an LED flash. The camera performance is decent and with the help of 2 MP depth sensor potraits no look super clean. This time you get an improved camera performance.
The Redmi 9C comes with the huge 5,000 mAh battery inside it. There is also a 10 watt fast charger with it. The battery performance is impressive and enough to power the phone in a all day use. Unfortunately you get a micro USB charging port along with a 3.5 mm headphone jack inside the box. The company claims that the phone can be used daily for 2.5 years without notable degradation on the battery life.
Redmi 9C price along with its availability in Nepal
The company has priced the smartphone at a budget range making it the top 10 best smartphone under 15k in Nepal.The smartphone has been priced Rs. 12,499 for 2GB / 32GB variant and Rs. 14,999 for a 3GB / 64GB variant in Nepal. The smartphone will be available for purchase starting from 15th September in official Mi stores and online platforms in Nepal like daraz and sastodeal. The smartphone will be available in three different color variants, Midnight Grey, Twilight Blue, and Sunrise Orange. It will be competing with its own phones like Realme C11, Redmi 9A, etc. If you want a decent smartphone at very cheap pricing then this might be the best choice for you.
|2 GB / 32 GB||NPR 12,999|
|3 GB / 64 GB||NPR 14,999|
This phone will be available in all Mi stores offline and online both. You can get the smartphone in online shopping platforms of Nepal.
Comparison between Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C
|Redmi 9A||Redmi 9C|
|Display: 6.53″ HD+ IPS LCD water Drop display||Display:6.53″ HD+ IPS LCD water Drop display|
|Processor: Mediatek’s Helio G25||Processor: Mediatek’s Helio G35|
|Camera: 13 MP camera at back along with 5 MP at front||Camera; Triple camera setup with 13 MP camera at back and 5 MP at front|
|Battery: 5000 mAh with 10 watt charger||Battery: 5000 mAh with 10 watt charger|
|Price: 11,999 for (2/32GB)||Price: 12,999 for (2/32GB) and 14,999 for (3/64GB)|