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Redmi 9C 2021 goes on sale in PH for P6,290 ($126)

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Xiaomi has another Redmi phone in its lineup for the Philippine market. But no, it’s an entirely new device.

The company has announced that the Redmi 9C 2021 is now available for purchase at Authorized Mi Stores and Mi Zones in the country. The unit comes with a suggested retail price of P6,290 (around $126 converted).

So how is it different from the Redmi 9C that was launched in the Philippines a year ago? It’s the memory configuration. The Redmi 9C 2021 has more of it: 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Recall that the 2020 model came with 2GB + 32GB and 3GB + 64GB versions, selling for P5,290 ($106) and P5,990 ($120), respectively, at launch.

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But you’ll basically get the same specs and features. We’re talking about a 6.53-inch HD+ screen, a 13-megapixel triple camera on the back, a 5-megapixel selfie shooter inside a waterdrop-style notch, and a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.

The smartphone likewise packs a big battery rated at 5,000mAh, uses a MediaTek Helio G35 chip, and ships with an Android 10-based user interface.

Announcement of the Redmi 9C 2021’s price and availability in the Philippines

Redmi 9C 2021 specs

  • 6.53-inch waterdrop HD+ LCD display
  • MediaTek Helio G35 processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • 13-megapixel, f/2.2 main camera; 2-megapixel, f/2.4 macro camera; 2-megapixel, f/2.4 portrait camera
  • 5-megapixel, f/2.2 front camera
  • 5,000mAh battery with 10-watt charging
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • MIUI 12 based on Android 10
  • Colors: Sunrise Orange, Twilight Blue, Midnight Grey

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.