The Mi Fan Festival Gift Guide: Which Xiaomi Phone is right for you?
Looking to treat yourself or your loved one to a brand-new smartphone? Fantastic deals and discounts await you at this year’s Mi Fan Festival for participating Xiaomi smartphones which also comes with tickets to the exclusive Melody with Mi special online concert featuring OPM rock icon Bamboo.
The shopping extravaganza is happening now until May 9 with special offers on Mi Stores and authorized channels. Here’s a handy guide to help you pick the right Xiaomi phone for you or your loved one, just in time to catch the great deals at the Mi Fan Festival:
Top Choice for a Starter Phone: Redmi 9A and 9C
For someone on a budget, you can’t go wrong with a phone that has great specs for under PHP 5,000! The Redmi 9A is a fantastic choice for an entry-level phone – first, it has a massive 6.53” Dot Drop display screen so presentations and videos are crystal clear, plus its certified for low blue light by Germany’s TÜV Rheinland so that it’s easy on the eyes. It also comes with a 5000mAh high-capacity battery with longer lifespan to provide for years of reliable use and a MediaTek Helio G25 processor to make sure the phone runs smoothly.
Oh, and it’s not all work and no play – the Redmi 9A comes with an AI optimized 13MP rear camera quickly and easily captures crisp and clear images in a variety of situations. Kaleidoscope effects add fun to your videos, while Palm Shutter lets you conveniently snap photos with the 5MP selfie camera. And you really can’t beat that price – the Redmi 9A 2GB + 32 GB is going for only PHP 4,690!
Honorable mention in this segment goes to Redmi 9C, which goes for PHP 5,990 for its 3GB + 64GB, which has a slightly higher processor (MediaTek Helio G35) and a better camera setup with its AI triple camera, which includes a 13MP rear camera, a 2MP marco camera and 2MP depth sensor.
Top Choice for People Working from Home: Redmi 9T
The Redmi 9T is a fantastic mid-range phone that is great for juggling a variety of tasks when you are working from home. Despite its lightweight design, Redmi 9T packs a punch with its 6,000mAh (typ) battery and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662 chipset. Complete with Dual SIM and microSD expandable storage, Redmi 9T offers expandable storage of up to 512GB so users can keep their favorite apps, games, photos, and videos all on one device. Get the Redmi 9T 4 GB + 64G at the Mi Fan Festival for only PHP 6,990 or the 6 GB + 128 GB variant for only PHP 7,990.
For watching videos or gaming, the Redmi 9T comes with a 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 offers a crisp and clear viewing experience and strong protection against cracks and scratches. Redmi 9T also comes with Widevine L1 and TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certifications for a more enjoyable viewing experience. 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 2MP depth sensor.
Top Choice for the Content Creator: Redmi Note 10 Pro
Create content like a pro with ultra-crisp camera technology and a plethora of video features with the Redmi Note 10 Pro. Touting a 108MP rear quad camera, Redmi Note 10 Pro captures stunningly detailed images. It also comes with Night mode 2.0, which uses an advanced RAW multi-frame algorithm for crisp and bright images. Hoping for your content to go viral? Redmi Note 10 Pro helps you get there with new creative photo and video features, including Pro time-lapse, Dual Video, Long exposure, telemacro, and ShootSteady modes.
The Redmi Note 10 Pro also comes with a powerhouse processor – the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 732G and a 6.67” AMOLED DotDisplay for an incredible viewing experience. A large 5,020mAh (typ) battery will keep you powered up for all of life’s adventures, along with 33W fast wired charging so you don’t need to worry about battery drain during periods of heavy usage. This innovative smartphone goes on sale for PHP 12,590 for the 6GB + 128GB and PHP 13,590 for the 8GB + 128GB variant.
Top Choice for those who love watching videos: Redmi Note 10
A stunning display is essential to having a captivating viewing experience and this is where the Redmi Note 10, the AMOLED Explorer, truly shines. Few midrange phones offer an AMOLED DOTDisplay for crisp and bright images, plus the Redmi Note 10 comes with dual speakers to also give you a more immersive sound experience. The Redmi Note 10 4GB + 64GB is priced at PHP 8,490 while 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at PHP 9,990.
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 Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 678 chipset and also comes with a giant 5,000mAh battery to keep the device powered up even during periods of heavy usage
Top Choice for the Fashionista: Mi 11 Lite
The Mi 11 Lite, is a truly fashionable phone packed with features to help you show your style. Available in Boba Black, Peach Pink, Bubblegum Blue color options, Mi 11 Lite is sports a fresh and vibrant look and has a super comfortable, delicate feel in the palm of the hand coming at just 6.81mm slim and 157g ultra-light weights. Featuring a 6.55” AMOLED display with protection from Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, it also offers a spectacular entertainment experience, featuring 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 cameras are further boosted by a fun selection of new video modes and filters that allow anyone to easily capture pro-level, cinematic footage. 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 PHP 14,990 for its 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!