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Which Is the Perfect Xiaomi Phone for You?


Xiaomi is currently holding its Mi Fan Festival this year, featuring a Mi special online concert featuring OPM rock icon Bamboo. But aside from that, the company is also treating its fans to fantastic deals and discounts on its smartphones. The shopping extravaganza is happening now until May 9 with special offers on Mi Stores and authorized channels. If you’re wondering which Xiaomi phone is the right one for you, look no further as we go through the top five most popular Xiaomi phones today.

1. Best Starter Phone – Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C

Xiaomi Redmi 9C - Full Specs and Official Price in the Philippines
Redmi 9C
Redmi 9A
Redmi 9A

Right off the bat, the Redmi 9A is the best phone to get if tight on budget. Not only it features a large 6.53″ DotDrop display with certified low blue light by Germany’s TÜV Rheinland, but it also offers a massive 5000mAh battery for all-day usage.

With the Helio G25 SoC, you can smoothly go through your day-to-day needs with casual gaming on the side. On the camera side, the Redmi 9A’s 13MP AI camera delivers Kaleidoscope effects that add fun to your videos, while Palm Shutter lets you conveniently snap photos with the 5MP selfie camera. Redmi 9A 2GB + 32 GB is going for only ₱4,690

If you want to further boost the experience without breaking the bank, Redmi 9C, which goes for ₱5,990 for its 3GB + 64GB, offers better SoC in the Helio G35 and three AI cameras on the back.

2. Best Stylish Phone – Mi 11 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite Launches: Thin & Light Design, 10-Bit 90Hz AMOLED for  ₱14,990

A phone that has it all but delivers in style — that’s the Mi 11 Lite for you. Announced recently, the Mi 11 Lite is about being the fashionista, as it comes in Boba Black, Peach Pink, Bubblegum Blue colors. With vibrant and fresh looks that sit comfortably in the hand, it’s a phone that’s easy to use and easy to slide in your pocket or purse. 

Featuring a 6.55” AMOLED display with protection from Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Mi 11 Lite also offers a spectacular entertainment experience, featuring a 10-bit TrueColor and dual speakers with Hi-Res Audio and Hi-Res Audio Wireless certification.

On the camera side, the Mi 11 Lite also delivers with its triple rear camera setup, which includes a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 5MP telemacro camera. Both the wide-angle camera and the front cameras have been optimized for low-light conditions with Night Mode. 

The Mi 11 Lite also packs a punch when it comes to performance with its Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 732G chipset. It also sports a 4,250mAh battery and 33W fast charging capacity. The Mi 11 Lite is as easy on the eyes as it is on the pocket at only ₱14,990 for its 8GB + 128GB variant.

3. Best Work-from-Home Phone – Redmi 9T

Redmi 9T Entry-Level King with 6000mAh, 1080p, up to 128GB for P9K

When working from home, you need a phone capable of enduring calls and video meetings for the entire day. Enter Redmi 9T that packs the largest battery on a Xiaomi phone at 6000mAh. Pair that with Snapdragon 662 SoC and you have a power-efficient design, designed to last a day or two.  

Redmi 9T is one of the few devices (in its category) with a large and crisp 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for a clear viewing experience and strong protection against cracks and scratches. With Widevine L1, you can watch HD Netflix videos. All this plus a quad rear cam setup, which includes a 48MP AI quad rear camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor.

Get the Redmi 9T 4 GB + 64G at the Mi Fan Festival for only ₱6,990 or the 6 GB + 128 GB variant for only ₱7,990.

4. Best Binge-Watching Phone – Redmi Note 10

How Durable is the Redmi Note 10?

If movie quality matters most, look no further than the Redmi Note 10 with a stunning AMOLED DOTDisplay for crisp and bright images. You rarely see AMOLED-based devices at this price point, especially when there are even dual speakers for an immersive sound experience. 

The Redmi Note 10’s cameras, performance, and battery are equally impressive. Boasting a quad camera setup in the rear, Redmi Note 10 offers quality photography and videography capabilities, with a 48MP main camera, a 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensors, and an 8MP ultra-wide angle. It is powered by the brand-new Snapdragon 678 chipset and a large 5,000mAh battery to keep the device powered up even during periods of heavy usage.

Redmi Note 10 4GB + 64GB is priced at ₱8,490 while 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at ₱9,990.

5. Best Content Creator’s Phone – Redmi Note 10 Pro

Redmi Note 10 Pro

Capture the best photos and videos with the Redmi Note 10 Pro, thanks to its 108MP rear quad camera. With the largest sensor available on the market, you can develop stunningly detailed images and incredibly bright images with Night mode 2.0, which uses an advanced RAW multi-frame algorithm. You can also get more creative and make viral videos with new creative photo and video features, including Pro time-lapse, Dual Video, Long exposure, telemacro, and ShootSteady modes.

Redmi Note 10 Pro is also packing great specs, such as the Snapdragon 732G for all-around performance, 6.67″ AMOLED DotDisplay for bright and colorful image quality, and a 5020mAh battery with 33W fast charging.

Redmi Note 10 Pro goes on sale for ₱12,590 for the 6GB + 128GB and ₱13,590 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. 

At MFF 2021, Mi fans who buy featured Mi Fan Festival smartphones and products from April 6 – May 9 at authorized Mi stores and other official retailers can score tickets to Melody with Mi, an exclusive digital concert in partnership with ABS-CBN, KTX, and TFC with iconic Pinoy singer Bamboo on May 23, 8 p.m. Purchases of P25,000 and above not only include tickets to the concert but even includes access to the Meet & Greet and the festive fan After Party!

See the participating products below! Purchase of these models will score you two tickets to the concert.

Model SRP Mi Fan Festival Price
Mi 11 8GB +128 GB  PHP 14,990
Redmi Note 10 Pro 6GB + 128GB** PHP 12,590
Redmi Note 10 Pro 8GB + 128GB** PHP 13,590
Redmi Note 10 4GB + 64GB PHP 8,490
Redmi Note 10 6GB + 128GB PHP 9,990
Redmi Note 9 Pro 4GB + 64GB PHP 11,990 PHP 10,990
Redmi Note 9 Pro 6GB + 128GB PHP 10,990 PHP 9,990
Redmi Note 9S 4GB + 64GB PHP 11,990 PHP 9,490
Redmi Note 9S 6GB + 128GB PHP 12,990 PHP 10,490
Redmi 9T 4 GB + 64G PHP 6,990
Redmi 9T 6 GB + 128 GB PHP 7,990
Redmi 9A 2GB + 32 GB* PHP 4,690
Redmi 9C 3GB + 64GB PHP 5,990*
Mi Band 6 PHP 1,990

*Purchase of this model entitles buyer to only one (1) ticket to the Melody with Mi Digital Concert.

**Purchase of this model entitles buyer to three (3) tickets to the Melody with Mi Digital Concert.

To get your tickets, simply scan the QR code in the Melody with Mi poster, fill out the form and attach your proof of purchase. Tickets will be sent to valid customers via email or SMS.

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