Xiaomi has released two new budget options in August 2020. The Xiaomi Redmi 9C and 9C NFC have a triple camera layout at an affordable price point.
Xiaomi’s Redmi 9C and 9C NFC offer an excellent array of cameras under € 100.00. The octa-core processor and beautiful screen with a small notch are flagship-worthy specs. The Xiaomi Redmi 9C starts at € 99.00. The 9C NFC is about €10.00 more expensive and starts at € 109.00.
List of The Latest Firmware & Drivers For Redmi 9C / 9C NFC
The difference between the two versions is that the Redmi 9C does not have an NFC module to lower the price. Also, the 9C has a triple camera setup, while the 9C NFC only has two.
The CPU is the octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 (4×2.3 GHz ; 4×1.8 GHz). The GPU is a PowerVR GE8320. The internal storage is either 32GB with 2GB RAM or 64GB with 3GB RAM. The Antutu benchmark for the 3/64GB variant is 109489.
Both phones have a plastic back and a glass front.
Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
microSD expansion slot
Dual Nano-SIM slot
micro-USB 2.0 port
The Redmi 9C and 9C NFC run on Android 10 with Xiaomi’s MIUI 12 skin on top of it.
Dimensions: 164.9 x 77 x 9 mm (6.49 x 3.03 x 0.35 in)
Weight: 196 g (6.91 oz)
The phones are equipped with a 720x1600p 6.53″ IPS LCD (400 nits brightness) with a 81.1% screen-to-body ratio.
The Redmi 9C has a triple camera setup. The three cameras are:
13 MP main shooter (wide)
2 MP macro
2 MP depth
The Redmi 9C NFC lacks the depth sensor. The selfie camera is a 5 MP shooter. Both front and back cameras support HDR and record at 1080p@30fps. The cameras are powered by an AI that enhances your beauty and you can use the palm shutter feature to take quick selfies.
Both phones have a non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery. It can easily last a whole day.
The two phones have a single speaker located at the bottom bezel. They also come equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Availability and Price
The Xiaomi Redmi 9C and the 9C NFC come in three different colors:
They are available with either 32GB internal storage and 2GB RAM or 64GB internal and 3GB RAM.