Both phones come with a single 13MP camera on the back.
What you need to know
Xiaomi’s entry-level Redmi 9A and 9C smartphones are now official. The Redmi 9A comes with a MediaTek Helio G25 chipset, a single 13MP rear camera, and a 5000mAh battery. Redmi 9C features a slightly more powerful Helio G35 chipset and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
A top-spec smartphone with 5G for just $500? That’s the Poco F2 Pro.
A $500 the Poco F2 Pro, which has a Snapdragon 865 processor, 5G, 8GB of RAM, and a triple-lens 64-megapixel camera module, is very tempting.
But wait, you’ve not heard of Poco? I can’t blame you. The company, which is part of the Xiaomi empire, first hit the headlines with the Pocophone F1 in August 2018, a competent smartphone with great specs and a low price.
Yesterday, Google debuted the Android 11 Beta, but only for its Pixel smartphones. The company teased that other Android partners would announce beta programs “soon,” and now another pair is speaking up. The Xiaomi Mi 10 series and the Poco F2 Pro are now promised the Android 11 Beta.
In the world of cheap fitness trackers, the Xiaomi Mi Band line is one of the go-to options for many. The next generation Xiaomi Mi Band 5 looks set to push the needle even further thanks to some core hardware upgrades.