Motorola Edge S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 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 Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 64/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5020 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better 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 Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 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 Motorola Edge S 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 and Non-removable.
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 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 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 Motorola Edge S is a 0.4% bigger than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
2.5D curved glass screen 1500:1 contrast ratio
90 Hz refresh rate 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 450 cd/m² typical brightness
Corning Gorilla Glass 84% NTSC
HDR10 Capacitive
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Scratch resistant Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

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.

The maximum capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro with 6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro with 128 gigabytes.

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

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 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.

Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Autofocus Angle of view – 118° (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
ISO settings Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
Laser autofocus (LAF) GalaxyCore GC8034 model also available(#2)
Optical image stabilization Geotagging
Optical zoom HDR
Panorama ISO settings
PDAF (#2) Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
White balance settings 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 Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 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:

Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
16 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Face unlock Sensor model:OmniVision OV16A1Q
HDR
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

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.

Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+
GPRS LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) TD-
LTE Cat 20 TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) 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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