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Xiaomi Redmi 9C Smartphone

MSRP 119 EURNEX score 28%

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Product Overview

Xiaomi Redmi 9C is an entry-level smartphone in Xiaomi's 2020 Redmi lineup. It features a 6.53-inch HD+ display shared with the Redmi 9A, though a slightly more powerful MediaTek Helio G35 SoC is used.
The Redmi 9C comes with either 2GB or 3GB LPDDR4X memory and 32 or 64GB of eMMC5.1 storage.
Despite its positioning, the Redmi 9C comes with a large 5000mAh battery and Gorilla Glass 3. It also sports a microSD slot as well as the 3.5mm headphone jack, just like the Redmi 9A.
As a tradeoff, this entry-level smartphone still uses micro-USB port and WiFi 4.

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What external reviewers found***

NEX score: 28% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Decent battery life
  • High-quality OLED screen
Cons
  • Slow SoC
  • Slow Wi-Fi 5
  • No NFC
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Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
Micro USB, 3.5mm headphone
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi 4, Bluetooth 5.0

Construction

Battery | Capacity
5000 mAh
Camera | Front
5MP 1.12μm large pixels f/2.2 aperture
Camera | Rear | Depth
2MP f/2.4 aperture
Camera | Rear | Macro
2MP f/2.4 aperture
Camera | Rear | Wide
13MP f/2.2 aperture
Colors
Carbon Grey, Sky Blue, Ocean Green
Speakers
1216 size Xmax 0.5mm Ultra Linear Amplitude Speaker + 3.5mm headphone jack

Dimensions

Size | Depth
9.0 mm
Size | Height
164.9 mm
Size | Width
77.07 mm
Weight
196 g

Display

Aspect Ratio
20:9
Brightness
400 nit
Contrast Ratio
1500:1
Display Diagonal
6.53"
Display Type
Dot Drop display
Gamut
70.8% NTSC
Resolution
HD+ 720x1600

Function

Chipset
MediaTek Helio G35
Graphics
PowerVR8320, up to 680MHz
Operating System
MIUI 12
Processor
8x A53, Octa-core CPU
Security
AI Face Unlock + Rear fingerprint sensor (Redmi 9 only)
SIM
Dual 4G

Performance

Memory | Capacity
2 or 3 GB
Memory | Type
LPDDR4X
Storage
32 or 64 GB eMMC 5.1

Production

Debut
2020-07-15
Made In
China

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External Reviews

notebookcheck[1]

Sentiment Score 28%
Reviewers from notebookcheck have found the following***:
The Redmi 9C with 128 GB storage plays in the class of a Motorola Moto G31 or the in-house Redmi Note 8 2021. Both comparison devices feature Wi-Fi 5 and thus surf the internet much faster. MIUI 12 is based on Android 10, so further feature updates should not be expected. The main camera takes photos with a low dynamic range but with decent sharpness.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • High-quality OLED screen
  • Decent battery life
Cons
  • Slow SoC
  • Slow Wi-Fi 5
  • No NFC

User Reviews

References

1. ^ Xiaomi Redmi 9C Smartphone Review: Lots of memory? Yes! Lots of power? No!. [notebookcheck]. https://www.notebookcheck.net/Xiaomi-Redmi-9C-Smartphone-Review-Lots-of-memory-Yes-Lots-of-power-No.596495.0.html. 2022-01-31. Retrieved 2022-02-05.

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