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    Realme C12 Vs Redmi 9 Prime: Which Battery Powerhouse Is Right For You?


    With the Realme C12, BBK Electronics has expanded the C series of smartphones in India by a considerable extent. Coming with the price tag of 8,999 the smartphone falls under the budget segment of phones.


    By Yeti - 
    19th Aug 2020
    realme c12 vs redmi 9 prime

    Highlights of the Story

    • The Realme C12 comes in a 3 GB/32 GB variant and the Redmi 9 Prime in a 4 GB/64 GB variant
    • The Realme C12 has a HD+ display while the Redmi 9 Prime has FHD+ display

    Both Realme and Redmi have always brought out amazing smartphones in the budget segment and it is often very hard to compare between the two. However, with new models coming out every single day, the competition is indeed getting tighter. A comparison is much needed at this point to give a clear insight as to what utility the new additions from these two brands serve.

    Realme C12 Specifications

    When it comes to the Realme C12, the battery of this device definitely stands out. Fueled by a whopping 6000 mAh battery, it is indeed quite impressive given its price. Another interesting fact about this device is that it comes with the feature of reverse wireless charging as well. This can indeed turn the Realme C12 into a power bank in times of need.

    It is powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 chipset and has 3 GB of RAM along with 32 GB of internal storage. When it comes to the design, it has the gradient finish look at the back with a splash-resistant coating. It has a triple camera setup of 13MP+2MP+2MP and a 5MP camera for selfies.

    Also read: Realme C15, Realme C12 Launched in India

    The Realme C12 is priced at Rs 8,999 and comes in two different colors, the Power Silver and Power Blue.

    Redmi 9 Prime Specifications

    The Redmi 9 Prime is indeed very interesting. The specifications that it provides for the price tag is indeed going to take down quite a few of its competitors. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio G80 along with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. It also has a 128 GB variant.

    Also read: Redmi 9 Prime: True Budget Beast?

    The device comes with a massive 5020 mAh battery which can provide any user with quite the backup. The Redmi 9 Prime also comes with a Full HD display which is quite the bonus for viewers of online streaming platforms.

    When it comes to the camera, the Redmi 9 Prime has a 13MP+8MP+5MP+2MP quad camera setup. There is an 8MP camera at the front.

    The Takeaway

    The takeaway here is quite simple. As the Realme C12 has an incredible battery capacity and an okay-ish processor it is most suited to casual users. On the other hand, the Redmi 9 Prime has a very powerful processor and is targeted mostly at gamers on a budget. The reverse charging on the Realme C12 can also come in very handy during tight situations. This makes the device an excellent secondary phone. However, the Helio G80 in the Redmi 9 Prime can handle almost anything you throw at it. This makes it a good primary phone. The fact that it has a massive 5020 mAh battery makes it an all-rounder and a clear winner in this case.

    Also read: Redmi Note 8 Pro Special Edition Launched In India

    Going by the specifications and comparisons, it is obvious that both the phones have different target audiences and are meant to serve completely different purposes. Therefore, it is important to analyze one’s requirements from a phone and then go for a particular device.


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