HTC Desire 20 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power – Review, specifications and prices

The new HTC Desire 20 Pro phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.53 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/8/2/2 MP 48/8/2/2 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 8 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 6000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The HTC Desire 20 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 610 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 22.5W charger in box and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.53 in (inches).

As we can see here, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is a 0.4% smaller than Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power
2.5D curved glass screen 1500:1
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Multi-touch 400 cd/m²
70% NTSC
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Certified Reading Mode

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like .

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the HTC Desire 20 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the HTC Desire 20 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:128 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The HTC Desire 20 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.2 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi
HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power
20-100 mm shooting distance (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Angle of view – 118° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Autofocus
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Macro mode
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Self-timer
Touch focus Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
White balance settings Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power
24 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face detection
HDR Face unlock
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) HDR

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power
EDGE 128GB – UFS 2.2
GPRS 64GB – UFS 2.1
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) EDGE
LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The HTC Desire 20 Pro price is $300 and the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power price tag is $140 (4 GB + 64 GB) or $160 (4 GB + 128 GB)

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