Redmi 9i Sport vs POCO C31: Which is the Best Budget Smartphone?

This article will compare the Redmi 9i Sport and the POCO C31 smartphones. Let’s find the best budget smartphone among the two.

Redmi 9i Sport vs POCO C31


Release Date 28 September 2021 2 October 2021
Dimensions 164.9 x 77.1 x 9 mm 164.9 x 77.1 x 9 mm
Weight 194 gm 194 gm


Network Connectivity 2G, 3G and 4G 2G, 3G and 4G
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 а/b/g/n and Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Version 5.0 Version 5.0


Chipset Mediatek Helio G25 (12 nm) Chipset Mediatek Helio G35 (12 nm) Chipset
Primary Clock Speed 2.0 GHz 2.3 GHz
Operating System Android 10 based MIUI 12 Android 10 based MIUI 12
GPU PowerVR GE8320 PowerVR GE8320


Display Type IPS LCD Display IPS LCD Display
Screen Size 6.53” 6.53”
Screen Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels 720 x 1600 pixels


Rear Camera 13MP Single Camera 13MP + 2MP + 2MP Triple Camera Setup
Front Camera 5MP 5MP


Fingerprint Sensor No Yes, Rear Fingerprint Sensor
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope No No
Barometer No No
Compass Yes No


Battery Capacity 5000 mAh 5000 mAh
Fast Charge 10W 10W


Price 7,499(Flipkart) Rs. 6,499(Flipkart)

The Redmi 9i Sport and the POCO C31 are two budget smartphones from Xiaomi and are really good for its price but the question is, which among them is the best.

In terms of the display and battery backup, both the smartphones share the same specifications but when it comes to the performance and cameras of the two smartphones, the POCO C31 outperforms the Redmi 9i Sport.

The POCO C31 has the Mediatek Helio G35 (12 nm) chipset while the Redmi 9i Sport comes equipped with a Mediatek Helio G25 (12 nm) chipset. The POCO C31 also has the fastest primary clock speed than the Redmi 9i Sport smartphone.

On the rear, the POCO C31 has a 13MP triple camera setup while the Redmi 9i smartphone has a 13MP single camera.

The POCO C31 also has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor which is absent in the Redmi 9i Sport. However, the POCO C31 doesn’t have a compass.

The price of the two smartphones is also quite similar. The Redmi 9i Sport which has a 4GB RAM – 64GB internal storage is priced at Rs. 7,499. The POCO C31 starts at a price of Rs. 6,499 and the 4GB RAM – 64GB internal storage variant costs Rs. 7,749.

Based on the specs and the price of the two smartphones, even if the POCO C31 is priced higher, it is the best smartphone when compared with the Redmi 9i Sport.


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