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    Xiaomi launches new device lineup in the Philippines, including phones, accessories, and more

    Lots of new tech at good prices!

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    Xiaomi has recently launched a range of new smart devices in the Philippines, including smartphones, IoT accessories, and many more. While Xiaomi’s new lineup is quite comprehensive, one of the highlights is no doubt the new Redmi 9 series.

    Consisting of the Redmi 9, Redmi 9A, and Redmi 9C, this new line of budget Xiaomi smartphones all pack MediaTek Helio processors, as well as 5000mAh batteries (or more in the case of the Redmi 9).

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    The Redmi 9 is available now, and has an SRP of PHP 6,990 and PHP 7,490 for the 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB respectively. Meanwhile, the Redmi 9A has an SRP of PHP 4,690, and will release on July 21. Finally, the Redmi 9C’s PH pricing and availability will be announced soon.

     Redmi 9  Redmi 9A Redmi 9C
    Display 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display

    400 nit (typ) brightness

    Color contrast ratio: 1500:1 (typ)

    NTSC: 70% (typ)

    TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification

    Reading mode 2.0

    Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

    6.53” HD+ Dot Drop display

    400 nit (typ) brightness

    Color contrast ratio: 1500:1 (typ)

    TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification

    Reading mode

    6.53” HD+ Dot Drop display

    400 nit (typ) brightness

    Color contrast ratio: 1500:1 (typ)

    TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification

    Reading mode

    Rear camera 13MP wide-angle camera

    8MP ultra-wide angle camera, 118° FOV

    5MP macro camera

    2MP depth sensor

    13MP main camera13MP main camera

    2MP macro camera

    2MP depth sensor

    Front camera 8MP front camera5MP front camera5MP front camera
    Dimension  163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1mm164.9 x 77.07 x 9.0mm164.9 x77.07 x 9.0mm
    Processor  MediaTek Helio G80

    12nm process technology

    Oct-core CPU, up to 2.0 GHz

    MediaTek Helio G25

    12nm process technology

    Octa-core CPU, up to 2.0 GHz

    MediaTek Helio G35

    12nm process technology

    Octa-core CPU, up to 2.3 GHz

    Weight  198g194g196g
    Security  Rear fingerprint sensor

    AI Face Unlock

    AI Face Unlock**AI Face Unlock**
    Charging  5020mAh (typ) battery

    Supports 18W wired fast charging

    10W in-box charger

    5000mAh (typ) battery

    Supports 10W wired charging

    10W in-box charger

    5000mAh (typ) battery

    Supports 10W wired charging

    10W in-box charger

    Network support  Dual 4G standbyDual 4G standbyDual 4G standby
    Connectivity  Bluetooth 5.0

    Multi-functional NFC**

    IR blaster

    Micro USB

    3.5mm headphone jack

    Dual mic**

    Micro USB

    3.5mm headphone jack

    Supports multi-functional NFC**

    System  MIUI 11 based on Android 10MIUI 12 based on Android 10MIUI 12 based on Android 10
    Variant  3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB**

    Expandable storage up to 512GB

    2GB+32GB

    Expandable storage up to 512GB

    2GB+32GB, 3GB+64GB

    Expandable storage up to 512GB

    Available color  Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, Sunset PurpleGranite Gray, Peacock Green, Sky BlueMidnight Gray, Sunrise Orange, Twilight Blue

    To complement the new smartphones, Xiaomi unveiled its new Mi Smart Band 5, a smartwatch that’s made as a fitness companion. This smartwatch packs a 1.1” color AMOLED display (20% larger than its predecessor), as well as a six band color options. The Mi Smart Band 5 also has an accurate heart sensor, 11 exercise modes, and many other features.

    PH pricing and availability of this new smartwatch will be announced soon, though its EU pricing is EUR 39.99 (around PHP 2,257).

    Another new mobile accessory from Xiaomi is the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 Basic, the latest TWS buds from the brand. These new earbuds offer 5 hours of uninterrupted use from a full charge, with a total battery life of 20 hours (according to Xiaomi’s test).

    These Xiaomi earbuds are priced at EUR 39.99 (around PHP 2,257). Philippine availability and pricing will be announced soon.

    Up next, we have the Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2, an improved version of Xiaomi’s scooter. The Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 can travel up to 45km, at speeds up to 25 km per
    hour; plus it can climb 20% incline slopes and accommodate a week’s worth of trips on a single charge (according to Xiaomi at least).

    The global recommended retail price of Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 and Mi Electric Scooter 1S is EUR 499 (around PHP 28,207) and EUR 399 ( aroundPHP 22,565) respectively. Philippine pricing and availability will be announced soon.

    At the Xiaomi launch event, the brand also revealed its new Mi Curved Gaming Monitor 34”, a large curved display with a WQHD 3440×1440 resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, and AMD FreeSync technology.

    Priced at EUR 399 (around PHP 22,565), the Mi Curved Gaming Monitor will be released in the Philippines soon.

    Finally, we have the Mi TV Stick. Featuring Android TVTM, Dolby and DTS surround sound support, built-in Google Assistant and Chromecast, the Mi TV Stick should be a good match for avid binge-watchers.

    The Mi TV Stick has an SRP of EUR 39.99 (around PHP 2,257), and will be released soon in the Philippines.


    For more information on Xiaomi’s new devices, visit: http://blog.mi.com/en/.

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    Nicolo Manaloto
    UnGeek's resident editor who is obsessed with anything and everything Death Stranding. He is also a big fan of the Yakuza series, and is a weaboo in denial.

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