Xiaomi Redmi 9C vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi 9C vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.2 Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.2 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 4.5 Design & Materials 7.2 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 5.8 Performance & Hardware 6.8 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 4.8 Camera 6.9 Camera
Connectivity score 6.1 Connectivity 7.8 Connectivity
Battery score 7.9 Battery 8.2 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.8
20 opinions
7.4
71 opinions

Summary

Inches 6.53" 6.53"
Resolution HD+ FHD+
Usable surface 81% useful 83% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 19.5:9
Dimensions 77.1 mm
164.9 mm
9.0 mm
77.2 mm
162.3 mm
8.9 mm
Weight 196 g 199 g
Micro Helio G35
Octa-Core
Helio G85
Octa-Core
RAM 2 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 110.490
v8
205.946
v8
Battery 5000 mAh 5020 mAh
Main Camera 1
13 Mpx · ƒ/2.2

2 3
1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.79
S5KGM1
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 5 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 13 Mpx · ƒ/2.25
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand Xiaomi Xiaomi
Aliases M2006C3MG M2003J15SG

Release Date

Release date June 2020,
10 months ago
January 2020,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Xiaomi Redmi 9C
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9C
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Size
77.1 mm
164.9 mm
9.0 mm
Print 3D Model
77.2 mm
162.3 mm
8.9 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 196 g 199 g
Usable surface 81 % 83 %
Materials Plastic Plastic, P2i Nano coating
Resistance - IP53
Colors
Black

Blue

Orange
White

Blue

Green

Screen

Diagonal 6.53" 6.53"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 20:9 19.5:9
Resolution HD+
720 x 1600 px
FHD+
1080 x 2340 px
Density 269 Pixels per inch 395 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Brightnes 400 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • 84% NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
8.2
7.6
Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.8
8.9
Is it comfortable?
8.5
8.4
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
7.9
7.1
Number of reviews
20 opinions
71 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Mediatek Helio G35 MediaTek Helio G85
CPU 8x Cortex-A53 2.3 GHz 2x Cortex-A75 2.0 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 12 nm 12 nm
Frequency 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU IMG PowerVR GE8320 680MHz Arm Mali-G52 MC2 950MHz

RAM

RAM 2 GB 3 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 64 GB
Type eMMC 5.1 Storage UFS Storage 2.1
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gravity
  • Magnetometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.8
7.6
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.3
7.0
What's your experience been with demanding games?
7.2
6.4
Number of reviews
20 opinions
71 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Triple rear camera Quad rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 13 Mpx 48 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Samsung S5KGM1
Type CMOS ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 1.79
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size -- 1/2
2
Camera type

Portrait mode (depth)

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Unknown
Type
--
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--
3
Camera type

Macro lens

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Unknown
Type
--
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.70 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--
4
Camera type
--

Macro lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
--

Features

Flash LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 5 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.25
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.5
8.2
Quality of nighttime photos
7.3
6.5
Quality of selfies
7.4
7.3
Does it have a powerful flash?
7.6
7.9
Number of reviews
20 opinions
71 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GPS (L1+L5)

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.355 W/Kg on head
0.779 W/Kg on body
0.795 W/Kg on head
1.138 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.729 W/Kg on head
0.515 W/Kg on body
0.840 W/Kg on head
1.090 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.1
8.7
Quality of the GPS
8.6
8.4
And the WiFi?
9.1
8.8
Number of reviews
20 opinions
71 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5000 mAh
5020 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
10.0W
Yes,
18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 15%
    One day
  • 50%
    More than one day
  • 35%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 6%
    Less than a day
  • 18%
    One day
  • 62%
    More than one day
  • 14%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
20 opinions
71 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • MIUI V12 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • MIUI V12 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 89%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 11%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 6%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 79%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 15%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 35%
    Every six months
  • 65%
    Every two months or less
  • 2%
    Never
  • 3%
    Once a year
  • 43%
    Every six months
  • 52%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
20 opinions
71 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  2GB  •  32GB Change

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  3GB  •  64GB Change