HTC Desire 20 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro – 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 Note 9 Pro 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 Note 9 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/8/2/2 MP 64/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5020 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 less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.3 GHz Kryo 465 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 465. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 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 Note 9 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 618,750 MHz (megahertz),Antutu gpu – 72232 graphics processor.

Battery

The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 0.4% (percent) less powerful than the 5020 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W in-box charger.

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 Note 9 Pro is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is a 2.6% smaller than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
2.5D curved glass screen 1500:1 contrast ratio
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Multi-touch 450 cd/m² typical brightness
84% NTSC
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

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 Note 9 Pro is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

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 Note 9 Pro.

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 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 Note 9 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
20-100 mm shooting distance (#3) 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Angle of view – 118° (#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) Autofocus
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
Geotagging GalaxyCore GC8034 edition also available(#2)
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Panorama ISO settings
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Macro mode
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
White balance settings Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor version – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Sensor version – Samsung S5K5E9 (#4)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sony IMX582 versions also available
Third rear camera – 2MP (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 Note 9 Pro has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
24 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
HDR Sensor model:OmniVision OV16A1Q
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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 Note 9 Pro
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s) HSPA+
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The HTC Desire 20 Pro price is $300 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro price tag is $269 (4 GB + 64 GB) or $300 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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