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Xiaomi Redmi 9C

Xiaomi Redmi 9C
$98
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53-inch 720 x 1600 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main/ 5 MP front
  • Memory 2/3/4GB RAM with 32/64GB
  • Platform Helio G35 / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

8.5
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi 9C Highlights and Overview

Unlike last year, for 2020, the Redmi 9-series is available in multiple versions, including a smaller Redmi 9A. But the Redmi 9C has a better specs than the 9A. For starters, it has the Mediatek Helio G35 CPU, instead of the Helio G25 used in the A version. And even though both phone spot same 6.53-inch HD+ screen, the 9C takes things higher with a triple rear camera offer at the back.

To be more specific, the Xiaomi Redmi 9C comes with the aforementioned Mediatek Helio G35 octa-core CPU clocked at 2.3GHz, along with a slightly higher clocked PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

Now for the optics, you are getting a 13-megapixel main snapper with a 2-megapixel macro and a 2-megapixel depth lens with a single LED flash at the back, while a single 5-megapixel selfie snapper is kept upfront.

As an advantage, the 9C comes with a rear fingerprint scanner, which is absent on the 9A. It also have FaceID, support dual nano SIMs with 4G LTE network, and there is same Android 10 with MIUI 12 and a 5000mAh battery out of the box. The full spec sheet of the Xiaomi Redmi 9C is contained in the table below.

Xiaomi Redmi 9C Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions ---
Weight ---
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3)
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 PPI density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10, MIUI 12
Chipset MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320 (680 MHz)

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 2/3/4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode
+ 5 MP macro lens
+ 2 MP depth lens
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR,
6-level AI face Beauty
Video Resolution 720p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 38 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Xiaomi Redmi 9C User Reviews and Opinions

14 Comments

  1. I do not see a phonebook on the phone. I use the sim cards and google account to store contacts. Is there a way to open the phonebook – if it exists?

      1. I know about the contacts in the right bottom corner. There is a contacts sign on the phone, but when I open any of these, it take me to simcard contacts and Google contacts as the accounts on my phone. No phone contacts.

  2. Please between the redmi 9c and Infinix hot 8, which is better overall, and which is better in terms of gaming?

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