OnePlus Nord vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – Analysis, specs and prices

The new OnePlus Nord device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor chipset and a battery of 4115 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max

Processor and Operating System

The OnePlus Nord runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.42 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Hyper Boost 3.0 acceleration engine. Running on OxygenOS 10 (Android 10) operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max 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 OxygenOS 10 (Android 10) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

TheOnePlus Nord is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 620 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has the Qualcomm Adreno 618,750 MHz (megahertz),Antutu gpu – 71529 graphics processor.

Battery

The OnePlus Nord battery capacity is 4115 mAh which is a 21.9% (percent) less powerful than the 5020 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Warp Charge 30T.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W fast charging.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.44 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max 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 OnePlus Nord is a 3.5% smaller than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max screen. The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

OnePlus Nord Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
90 Hz 1500:1 contrast ratio
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 450 cd/m² typical brightness
Multi-touch 84% NTSC
Scratch resistant Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the OnePlus Nord is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the OnePlus Nord gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max.

The maximum capacity offered by the OnePlus Nord is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max with 8 gigabytes.

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

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

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

Rear Camera

The OnePlus Nord rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX586 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Oneplus nord camera
Oneplus nord camera

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 13 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.

Xiaomi redmi note 9 pro max
Xiaomi redmi note 9 pro max
OnePlus Nord Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
1080p @ 120 fps 10x digital zoom
5-element lens (#2) 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
82-p @ 240 fps Angle of view – 119° (#2)
Angle of view – 119° (#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) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Digital zoom
Autofocus (#4) Exposure compensation
Closed-loop focus motor Face detection
Continuous autofocus Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Continuous shooting Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Geotagging
Digital image stabilization HDR
Digital zoom ISO settings
Exposure compensation Macro mode
Face detection Panorama
Fourth reear camera – 2 MP (macro) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Geotagging Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2)
HDR Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#4)
ISO settings Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Macro mode Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3)
Optical image stabilization Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Scene mode Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Self-timer Third rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The OnePlus Nord comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

OnePlus Nord Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
32 MP 32 MP
Angle of view – 105° (#2) Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/2.5 HDR
Aperture:f/2.5 (#2) Panorama
Digital image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Face unlock Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor model:Sony IMX616

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.

OnePlus Nord Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+
HSPA+ LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
LTE TD-
Snapdragon X52 modem TD-SCDMA
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The OnePlus Nord price is $450 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $550 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max price tag is $256 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $229 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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