After the launch of Redmi 9 a couple of weeks ago in Spain, the company launched the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C today in Malaysia, and as the names suggest, these are even cheaper than the Redmi 9. The Redmi 9A is priced at RM359 ($84), whereas the 9C at RM429 ($100).
The Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C come with IPS LCD panels of 6.53 inches. The dot-drop notch screen produces an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. Both devices are packed with 5,000mAh batteries. These handsets are equipped with 2 GB of LPPDR4x RAM and 32 GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage. The Android 10 OS along with MIUI 11 comes preloaded on the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C smartphones. The Redmi 9A draws power from the Helio G25 octa-core processor that works at 2GHz whereas the Redmi 9C is fueled by the Helio G35 octa-core SoC that works at 2.3GHz. Both phones have 5-megapixel front-facing cameras. The Redmi 9A has a single rear camera of 13-megapixel and it lacks a fingerprint reader. On the other hand, the Redmi 9C has a square-shaped camera module that includes a 13-megapixel main shooter, a 5-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 2-megapixel depth assist lens, and an LED flash. The 9C features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.