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

The new Motorola Edge S phone 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 9T 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 9T
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.53 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 MediaTek Dimensity 800U
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 48/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 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 MediaTek Dimensity 800U.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T has a MediaTek Dimensity 800U, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 6 cores of 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 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 9T has the ARM Mali-G57 MC3,3 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W 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 9T 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 Motorola Edge S is a 2.6% bigger than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
2.5D curved glass screen 1500:1
90 Hz refresh rate 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 450 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass 84% NTSC
HDR10 Capacitive
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Scratch resistant DotDisplay
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified
Widivine L1 Certified

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 9T is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1800 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T.

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

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T 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 9T rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGM2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Macro mode
Laser autofocus (LAF) Panorama
Optical image stabilization Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical zoom Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Panorama Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
PDAF (#2) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Sensor edition – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Self-timer Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) Sony IMX582 versions also available
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Third rear camera – 2MP (macro)
Touch focus Touch focus
White balance settings White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T has a 13 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
16 MP 13 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.3
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Face detection
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 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 9T
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 20 HSPA+
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
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 9T price tag is $230

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