Xiaomi is a company that is well known for making budget-friendly smartphones and giving value for money. Xiaomi released the Redmi 9C alongside the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9 some weeks back. The Redmi 9C is a more affordable version of the Redmi 9. If the Redmi 9C is out of your budget, the Redmi 9A should be your best bet as it a most affordable out of all the 3 smartphones released. Xiaomi Redmi 9C price in Nigeria will be written in this article. Join me as we unravel the specs and features of the Redmi 9C.
Xiaomi Redmi 9C Key Specs
- 6.53 inches HD+ IPS LCD display
- MediaTek Helio G35 processor
- 2GB or 3GB of RAM
- 32GB or 64GB built-in storage
- 13MP+2MP+2MP triple rear camera
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
- 5,000 mAh battery
- AI Face Unlock
Design and Body
Xiaomi did a really good work designing the Redmi 9C as it has a nice body design. It has a plastic body which is normal for every budget phone. The phone is a little bit bulky as it weighs 196 grams and has a thickness of 9 mm. At the rear, you’ll find the triple camera setup, a LED flash, a fingerprint sensor and a ‘Redmi’ branding.
Coming to the display, the Xiaomi Redmi 9C has an almost bezels less display with a waterdrop notch at the top. Redmi 9C sports a 6.53 inches IPS LCD display with an HD+ resolution of 720×1600 pixels and 269 PPI density. The display is not as sharp and clear as the more expensive Redmi 9. The screen is equipped with a scratch-resistant glass.
Processor and Memory
This smartphone is powered by a new and fairly decent budget grade processor. Xiaomi Redmi 9C is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 processor which features 4 cores clocked at 2.3 GHz and another 4 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. The processor is coupled with PowerVR GE8320 in charge of gaming and graphics-related activities. Redmi 9C comes with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB built-in storage. There is a dedicated micro SD card slot for expanding the storage if the need arises.
Coming to the camera department, the Redmi 9A has a triple rear camera setup. The triple rear camera features a 13MP main camera, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth-sensing camera. The rear cameras can record 1080p videos at 30 fps.
At the front, there is a 5 megapixels camera for your selfie needs and video calls. The selfie camera is also used for the AI face unlock.
Network and Connectivity
The Xiaomi Redmi 9C has support for 4G LTE network which gives you access to fast internet speeds when downloading and browsing. It supports the following 4G LTE bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41. It comes with Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot, GPS and FM radio. It also supports OTG (On The Go).
Battery and Charging
In this department, the Redmi 9C comes with 5,000 mAh non-removable battery which is very huge. The battery is expected to get you through 2 days. As for charging, it comes with support for 10W charging via the bundled charger. It charges through the micro USB 2.0 port.
The Redmi 9C runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 skin on top out of the box. Redmi 9A is expected to get at least one major software update and 2 to 3 MIUI updates despite its price.
Xiaomi Redmi 9C Price in Nigeria
Xiaomi Redmi 9C price in Nigeria starts at around 46,900 Naira for the 2GB RAM 32GB storage morel and 53,900 Naira for the 3GB RAM 64GB storage model. It is available in top online and offline stores across the country.