On June 30, Xiaomi Malaysia officially announced the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C two entry-level phones on Facebook.
In terms of price, the Redmi 9A 2GB+32GB version costs 359 Malaysian ringgit (about $84), and the Redmi 9C 2GB+32GB version is priced at 429 Malaysian ringgit (about $100).
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In terms of core configuration, the Redmi 9A uses a 6.53-inch water drop screen with a resolution of 1600×720. Under the hood, it carries the MediaTek Helio G25 processor. Its GPU is the IMG PowerVR GE8320. These two are coupled with a 2GB LPDDR4X memory and an eMMC 5.1 flash storage. But the phone supports up to 512GB memory card expansion. The front-facing camera has a 5MP resolution, while the rear camera has a 13MP resolution. The biggest highlight of this handset is the 5000mAh battery. It also runs MIUI 11 based on Android 10 deep customization. It will be upgraded to MIUI 12 later.
The Redmi 9C also uses a 6.53-inch water drop screen with a resolution of 1600×720. Under the hood, we can find a MediaTek Helio G35 processor. It integrates an IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The front camera has the same resolution as its sibling. But the back camera has three sensors of 13MP, 5MP (super wide angle), and 2MP (depth of field). The battery capacity is 5000mAh.
It is worth noting that Redmi 9A retains 3.5mm headphone jack, but there is also a Type-C interface. The phone supports dual-card dual-standby.
The Redmi 9C supports fingerprint recognition and infrared remote control. It also has 3.5mm headphone jack, Type-C interface, dual card dual standby and so on.
Finally, the Redmi 9A will be listed in Malaysia on July 7, while the Redmi 9C will be available for sale in late July.