Xiaomi Redmi 9A Philippines Price is PHP 4,690 : Xiaomi's New Entry Level King

Although the midrange and flagship smartphone categories seem to be getting the most attention from consumers and brands these days, that doesn't mean that handset makers are already ignoring the entry-level bracket.

The truth is, today's affordable smartphones are also growing by leaps and bounds in terms of features and specifications as they are being pulled up by the models on top of them.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Philippines

Tagged as the "New Entry Level King", Xiaomi Redmi 9A has several cool and useful features that will surely delight Pinoy mobile consumers who may be a bit short on budget but want to get great value for their money on every new gadget purchase.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Philippines
Photo Credit: All Xiaomi Redmi 9A photos in this blog post are courtesy of Vy Vo Xuan Youtube Channel. Kindly subscribe to his channel for informative videos about gadgets and technology.

Although it's not quite as powerful as its mid-level siblings in the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Series, the 9A nonetheless has a more accessible price tag at PHP 4,690 all while having key selling points that consumers who are getting their first Android smartphone will find handy in their daily online activities.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Philippines

The first thing that's great about this smartphone is its 6.53-inch HD+ 720 x 1600 pixels IPS display which is not only large but also delivers brilliant colors and crisp details.

If you are coming from a feature-phone, you will definitely find this screen enjoyable to use when browsing social media applications, playing light games, viewing TV series, reading blogs, or watching vlogs on Youtube.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Philippines

Another thing that you will surely appreciate if you'll be upgrading to the Xiaomi Redmi 9A from your basic phone with alpha-numeric keypad is its 13 MegaPixel rear camera that's good enough for capturing moments with loved ones or just about any subject, provided that there's enough ambient light. You can also use this shooter for recording videos at up FullHD 1080p 60fps, which is impressive in this price category.

If you like to take selfies or record TikTok videos, you can use the 5 MegaPixel front-facing camera housed inside the small display notch. This cam can also shoot FullHD clips at 30 frames per second.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Philippines

Inside its simple yet sleek polycarbonate shell, Xiaomi Redmi 9A runs its MIUI 12 skinned Android 10 operating system with the all-new 12nm Octa-Core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Helio G25 processor from MediaTek, which didn't only make the HD+ screen and FullHD recording capability of this smartphone possible but also makes it capable of running popular mobile games, including Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. Of course, you won't be able to turn on Ultra Mode like in more expensive handsets but at least annoying lags or overheating will be minimized.

This new chipset is complemented by 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can easily be augmented using the dedicated microSD card slot. Given the price of this smartphone, I think its amount of RAM and ROM are already good enough.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Philippines

Now, as the cherry on top, Xiaomi Redmi 9A has a humongous 5,000 mAh Li-Po battery that's around double the size of batteries of previous smartphones with a sub-PHP 5,000 price tag.

I think this high-capacity pack easily ensures 24 hours of uptime for most consumers or around a whole day for heavy gamers, which is great for Mobile Legends players on a Rank Mission.

Update as of July 25, 2020: Watch TechPinas' Official Unboxing and Initial Hands-On Video of the Xiaomi Redmi 9A.


Interested? Xiaomi Redmi 9A is now available at the Official Mi Store in Lazada and Shopee. I believe it will also be out soon at all Mi Stores and outlets in major malls nationwide.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Specs
164.9 x 77 x 9 mm
194 grams
6.53 inches, HD+ 720 x 1600 pixels, 269 ppi, 20:9 ratio, IPS LCD
81.1% Screen-to-Body Ratio
Rear Camera: 13 MegaPixels, Phase Detection AutoFocus, LED Flash
Front Camera: 5 MegaPixels, f/2.2, 1.12┬Ám
Video Recorder:
Rear - 1080p 30/60fps
Front - 1080p 30fps
MIUI 12
Android 10 Operating System
12nm Octa-Core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 MediaTek Helio G25
PowerVR GE8320 GPU
2GB RAM
32GB ROM
Dedicated microSD Card Slot
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE
Gyroscope
microUSB 2.0
USB On The Go
Non-Removable 5,000 mAh Li-Po Battery Pack
Polycarbonate Shell
Granite Gray, Peacock Green, Sky Blue

Xiaomi Redmi 9A Price in the Philippines
Official SRP - PHP 4,690

No comments: