10 September 2020, Kathmandu
Xiaomi, a global technology leader, today announced the latest addition to its budget line-up of devices in Nepal with the Redmi 9C. The brand also forayed into the wearables category for the first time with the introduction of the Mi Smart Band 5 in Nepal. A new product in the audio category – Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones was also announced.
Sourabh Kothari, Country General Manager- Xiaomi Nepal said “With each Redmi device, we are moving closer to making sure technology is available for everyone. The popularity of the Redmi series is a testimony to the trust that our consumers have shown in us. Our aim with Redmi 9C is to further democratize the technology we have developed for the budget segment. “
“At Xiaomi, we aspire to be one of the coolest technology companies, and being the world’s largest hardware incubator helps us create new-age products that are aware, connected, and bring convenience to everyday life. We are not just a smartphone company. Every new offering that we bring across categories is a testament to that. We are thrilled to introduce a brand new category in Nepal with the Mi Smart Band 5 and hope that our Mi Fans and users will like it. “
Redmi 9C – the Triple Camera Champion with a massive display
This brand-new entry-level smartphone is equipped with a massive 6.53” Dot Drop display for an immersive viewing experience and a 5000mAh high-capacity battery that satisfies users who want to do more. Redmi 9C features MediaTek Helio G35, an octa-core gaming chipset which can go up to 2.3GHz.
Redmi 9C sports the AI triple camera that can quickly and easily capture crisp and clear images in a variety of situations. The device sports a 13MP main camera, 2MP depth sensor, 2MP macro camera, and an LED flash. The AI selfie camera is powered by a 5MP sensor.
The back of the phone has a textured design that prevents fingerprints so that the device can retain its pristine look at all times. AI Face Unlock ensures that your device is secure from unauthorized access. Like its predecessors in the series, Redmi 9C also supports dual 4G standby SIM cards with a dedicated microSD card slot and comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Similar to other Redmi devices, Redmi 9C also upholds the highest levels of quality.
Redmi 9C quick specs:
|Display||6.53” HD+ Dot Drop display
400 nit (typ) brightness
Color contrast ratio: 1500:1 (typ)
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification
|Rear camera||13MP main camera, 2MP macro camera, 2MP depth sensor|
|Front camera||5MP front camera|
|Dimension||164.9 x 77.07 x 9.0mm|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio G35
12nm process technology
Octa-core CPU, up to 2.3 GHz
|Security||AI Face Unlock|
|Charging||5000mAh (typ) battery
Supports 10W wired charging
10W in-box charger
|Network support||Dual 4G standby|
3.5mm headphone jack
|System||MIUI 12 based on Android 10|
Expandable storage up to 512GB
|Available color||Midnight Gray, Sunrise Orange, Twilight Blue|
Mi Smart Band 5 – Elevated fitness tracking for all
Consumers’ favorite fitness companion is now bigger and better than ever. Mi Smart Band 5 boasts a large 1.1” color AMOLED display with 20% more screen than its predecessor. Users can express their unique style by choosing from over 65 dynamic displays and six sleek band colors. With a vibrant display and sporty design, Mi Smart Band 5 makes fitness fashionable.
Whatever your workout style, Mi Smart Band 5 has you covered. With 5 ATM water-resistant certification, the device can accompany users in and out of the water – from the pool to the track or the surf to the shower. With 11 exercise modes – including indoor cycling, elliptical, yoga, rowing machine, and jump rope – Mi Smart Band 5 captures your workout progress, no matter how you move.
Beyond fitness, Mi Smart Band 5’s PPG heart rate sensor is now up to 50% more accurate*, so you can always stay in touch with your cardiac health with more indicative data on your sleep status, stress levels, or even monthly cycles. Additionally, this device gathers all the matrices and outputs a Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI) value for you to easily understand your health level.
To power a larger screen and newly added features, Mi Smart Band 5’s battery supports up to 14 days of continuous usage.* And when it is time to recharge, there’s no need to remove the tracker from its band thanks to Mi Smart Band 5’s all-new charging solution. Conveniently snap it onto its charger via its magnetic back, and let the charging begin!
Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones
Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones have a sleek, minimalistic, matt finish design with magnetic earbuds for a hassle-free experience. It is lightweight and crafted to rest perfectly on the neck. These earphones are custom-tuned to deliver heavy bass tones for immersive music listening while maintaining crisp high tones for voice calls thus providing an impressive overall sound balance. The superior sound quality and wide frequency range make it a great choice for users in the wireless earphone category.
The party never stops with the Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones that offer upto 12 hours of uninterrupted music playback. For enhanced usability in multiple scenarios, it comes with an IPX4 rating, making it sweat and splash resistant and ideal for fitness regimes. The Dual Pairing technology is a standout feature of the Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones allowing the neckband to be connected to two devices at once with the choice of switching between them automatically to stay active on both.
Users can also experience high audio quality on calls with the dual-mic noise cancellation technology that cancels external noise to deliver a clear & transparent audio experience. The earphones are enabled with Bluetooth 5.0 for higher speed and stable connectivity with support for Google Assistant and Siri.
Price and Availability:
- Redmi 9C will be available in three color variants: Sunrise Orange, Twilight Blue, and Midnight Grey. The 2GB+32GB variant will be available for NPR12,999 while the 3GB+64GB variant will be available for NPR14,999.
- Mi Smart Band 5 will be available at the price of NPR 4,499
- Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones will be available at NPR 2,099.
- All these products are available across Authorized Mi Stores, online partners, and retail partners starting today.