The Xiaomi CC9 is a smartphone that offers top-notch mid-range features, the kind that may warrant the budget-king title. It houses a good build and design, solid cameras and a lot of features enthusiasts in search of smartphones of this caliber will certainly appreciate. In this article, we explore the Xiaomi CC9 specs and price, which will help you in making your purchase decision.
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Xiaomi CC9 Key Specs & Features
- 6.39-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 Pixels (403 ppi), 800 nits brightness, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Android 9.0 (Pie), MIUI 10
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
- 6GB/8GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB built-in storage and supports memory card up to 256GB
- 48MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Camera and 32MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint sensor (under Display)
- 18W Fast Charging Capacity
- 4030 mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
Being a smartphone born out of Xiaomi’s Mi 9 series, the Xiaomi CC9 features a design very similar to some of the devices in the series. Lie this mobile phone face down and you may find it difficult to differentiate it from the likes of the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 9 lite or even the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G.
The Xiaomi CC9 features a metal and glass build. There is glass on the front and back of this device. Holding this dual glass in place is a metal frame with antenna bands.
The rear of the cell phone is home to a very glossy design, that changes shade when light hits it in different directions. On the rear, there is a triple camera setup, with a camera flash and the Metu branding.
Upfront on the Xiaomi CC9 is a 6.39-inch notched display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 and a screen density of 403 ppi. The notch on this display is home to a front-facing camera. This display is home to an optical fingerprint sensor. Gorilla glass 5 was featured here to protect the display.
Speaking of colours, purchasing the smartphone, you have the option of choosing from three colour variants. The CC9 comes in black, blue and white.
Xiaomi CC9 may not feature the latest quad-camera system, but its triple camera system is no slouch. This triple-camera system houses cameras that bear the most craved features in today’s world of mobile photography.
The Xiaomi triple rear camera setup is home to 48MP primary camera with an aperture of F/1.8, an 8MP ultrawide camera, and a 2MP depth sensor.
For selfies, The handset features an impressive 32MP pixel sensor. This camera lets users take photos in beauty mode, HDR mode and also lets you shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
The Xiaomi CC9 packs in specs top-notch mid-range specs, that can earn it the title of being a mid-range king.
It is one of those few smartphones that features 700 series Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Unlike most mid-range devices that feature a 600 series Snapdragon processors.
The Xiaomi CC9 features a 10nm Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, with processing speeds of 2.2GHz max and 1.7GHz. Despite not being a flagship processor, you are going to able to run a lot of power-intensive tasks with this processor.
Paired with this processor for speed, is 6GB or 8GB RAM. You also have the option of selecting either 64GB, 128GB or 256GB of UFS2.1 internal storage. Please note that the handset supports internal storage expansion via Micro-SD up to 256GB.
The Xiaomi CC9 also comes packed with a Non-removable Li-Po 4030 mAh battery. In other to hasten battery fill up, the Xiaomi CC9 supports 18W fast charging.
On the software side of things, the Xiaomi CC9 runs the MIUI 10 user-interface, on top of the Android 9 (Pie) operating system.
The smartphone features a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type C version 2.0 port. It also features a Dual-band wifi system, NFC and Bluetooth 5.0.
When it comes to Nigerian 4G LTE network support, the Xiaomi CC9 only has support for Band 3, this means you will only be able to use 9Mobile and Airtel 4G network on this smartphone in Nigeria.
As for 5G connectivity, the Xiaomi CC9 doesn’t support 5G network. You won’t be able to use 5G internet connectivity on this device, now or anytime in the future.
Xiaomi CC9 Price and Availability
Xiaomi CC9 price in Nigeria should start at around 81,000 Naira, which is around $224.99.
The Xiaomi CC9 is available for purchase in retails stores near you as well as in online retail stores.
Xiaomi CC9 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi CC9:
- Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie), MIUI 10
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, 2.2 GHz dual-core Kryo 360 Gold & 1.7 GHz Hexa-core Kryo 360 Silver
- GPU: Adreno 616
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue, and white
- Dimension: 156.8 x 74.5 x 8.7 mm
- Weight: 179 g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.39 inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (403 ppi), 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 800 nits, HDR
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (primary, wide) F/1.8 + 8MP (ultrawide)+ 2MP (depth) Camera
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, PDAF, Panorama
- Front Camera: 32 MP Camera, f/2.0,Video, HDR
- Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X:
- 3G WCDMA: 850/ 900/ 2100 / 1900/
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1(2100) ,5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600 +), 39(1900), 41(2500), 40(2300), 38(2600)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0 A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: Yes
- USB Port: Yes USB Type C (USB 2.0)
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Under Display, Optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
- Wireless Charging: Yes
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4030 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 18W Fast Battery Charging