Xiaomi Redmi 9A
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Realme C21

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Device Information

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A was released in Q3/2020 at a price of 99 $ and is available in the colors Granite Grey, Sky Blue, Peacock Green. The Realme C21, on the other hand, was released in Q3/2021 at a price of 149 $ and is available in the colors Cross Black, Cross Blue.
Granite Grey, Sky Blue, Peacock Green Colours Cross Black, Cross Blue
99 $ Price from 149 $
Q3/2020 Release date Q3/2021

Processor

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A uses the MediaTek Helio G25 processor, while the Realme C21 uses the MediaTek Helio G35. The MediaTek Helio G25 of the Xiaomi Redmi 9A has 8 CPU cores and maximum frequency of 2.00% GHz. The MediaTek Helio G35 installed in the Realme C21 has 8 CPU cores and maximum frequency goes up to 2.30 GHz.
MediaTek Helio G25 Name MediaTek Helio G35
8 Core count 8
4x Cortex-A53 @ 2.00 GHz Core A: 4x Cortex-A53 @ 2.30 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 @ 1.50 GHz Core B: 4x Cortex-A53 @ 1.80 GHz
0x @ 0.00 GHz Core C: 0x @ 0.00 GHz
12 nm Structure 12 nm
Q2/2020 Release date Q2/2020

Graphic card

The PowerVR GE8320 is used as the graphics unit in the Xiaomi Redmi 9A. This iGPU is manufactured in a structure size of 20 nm and clocks with 0.68 GHz. The PowerVR GE8320 is integrated in the Realme C21. This graphics unit is manufactured in a structure size of 20 nm and the maximum clock is 0.68 GHz.
PowerVR GE8320 Name PowerVR GE8320
0.68 GHz Frequency 0.68 GHz
20 nm Structure 20 nm
Q1/2017 Release date Q1/2017

Memory

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A is equipped with 2 GB of LPDDR4X memory and the Realme C21 comes with 3 - 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
2 GB Memory Size 3 - 4 GB
LPDDR4X Memory Type LPDDR4
17 - 34 GB/s Memory Bandwith 11.5 - 34 GB/s

Storage

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A can be purchased with a internal storage of 32 GB and the Realme C21 comes with a storage size of 32 - 64 GB.
32 GB Size 32 - 64 GB
eMMC Interface eMMC
400 MB/s Max. speed 400 MB/s
microSD (max. 512 GB) Card reader microSD (max. 256 GB)

Display

The main screen of the Xiaomi Redmi 9A is 6.5 inch and the resolution of the screen is 1600x720 pixels. The Realme C21 has a 6.5 inch large screen with a resolution of 1600x720 pixels.
6.5 inch Size 6.5 inch
IPS Technology IPS
1600x720 Resolution 1600x720
60 Hz Refresh rate
269 ppi Pixel density 270 ppi
20:9 Ratio 20:9
No Ratio No
Max. Brightness
400 nits Manufacturer 400 nits
440 nits test --
-- Manufacturer HDR --

Battery

A battery with a capacity of 5,000 mAh is installed in the Xiaomi Redmi 9A, which can be charged with up to 10 W. The Realme C21 is equipped with a battery that has a capacity of 5,000 mAh and can be charged with up to 10 W.
Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Ion
5,000 mAh Capacity 5,000 mAh
13 - 31 h Battery life (Real life) 13 - 32 h
No Exchangeable No
Charging
10 W Cable 10 W
-- Wireless --
-- Reverse-Wireless --

Camera

The main camera of the Xiaomi Redmi 9A has a resolution of 13.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 5.0 MP. The main camera of the Realme C21 has a resolution of 13.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 5.0 MP.
13.0 MP, 1080p @ 60 fps Back camera 13.0 MP, 1080p @ 30 fps
5.0 MP, 1080p @ 30 fps Front camera 5.0 MP, unknown
- Additional cameras 2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Mono)

Ports

As the main connection for charging and transferring data, the Xiaomi Redmi 9A has a Micro-USB (2.0) port and the Realme C21 is equipped with a Micro-USB (2.0) port.
Micro-USB (2.0) Main connector Micro-USB (2.0)
-- Other --

Network

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A supports the 4G (LTE) cellular standard and is also equipped with 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4) and Bluetooth 5.0. The Realme C21 is equipped with the cellular standard 4G (LTE), as well as 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4) and Bluetooth 5.0.
4G (LTE) Cellular 4G (LTE)
802.11n (Wi-Fi 4) Wireless LAN 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
No NFC No
Yes Dual SIM Yes
Unknown eSIM No

Dimensions

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A is 165 mm high, 77 mm wide and 9 mm thick, whereas the Realme C21 is 165 mm high, 76 mm wide and 9 mm thick. The weight of the Xiaomi Redmi 9A is 194 g and the weight of the Realme C21 190 g.
165 mm Height 165 mm
77 mm Width 76 mm
9 mm Depth 9 mm
194 g Weight 190 g

Additional data

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A will be delivered with Android 10 and has the following security features: None. The Realme C21 comes with Android 10 and has the following security features: Face-ID, Fingerprintsensor.
Android 10 Operating system Android 10
None Security features Face-ID, Fingerprintsensor
-- IP Protection --
-- Military Standard --
-- Part-no --

Benchmark results

AnTuTu 9 - Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
MediaTek Helio G25
109,554
Realme C21
MediaTek Helio G35
123,621
View all AnTuTu 9 benchmark results



Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
MediaTek Helio G25
133
Realme C21
MediaTek Helio G35
172
View all Geekbench 5 benchmark results



Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
MediaTek Helio G25
784
Realme C21
MediaTek Helio G35
936
View all Geekbench 5 benchmark results



Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.




Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.




AnTuTu 8 - Benchmark



Xiaomi Redmi 9A
MediaTek Helio G25
85,436
Realme C21
MediaTek Helio G35
98,634
View all AnTuTu 8 benchmark results



3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme






PCMark Benchmark - PCMark Work 2.0






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