POCO M2 Pro vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – Analysis, features and prices

The new Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro device comes with a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh.This version brings new hardware,camera and software improvements. On other side, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max_phone
Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max phone

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset and the 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. Running on MIUI for POCO (Android 10) operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 720GBoth phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G. 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 MIUI for POCO (Android 10) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

TheXiaomi POCO M2 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 618,750 MHz (megahertz) 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 Xiaomi POCO M2 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 Max. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W in-box charger.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W fast charging.

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 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 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is the same size as Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max screen. The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
1500:1 contrast ratio 1500:1 contrast ratio
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
450 cd/m² typical brightness 450 cd/m² typical brightness
84% NTSC 84% NTSC
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 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 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller 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 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

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

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

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 , of 13 mm (#2) , 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.

Xiaomi poco m2 pro
Xiaomi poco m2 pro

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
Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
2 cm shooting distance (#4) 10x digital zoom
Angle of view – 119° (#2) 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Angle of view – 119° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Digital image stabilization
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
GalaxyCore GC8034 model also available(#2) Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings ISO settings
Macro mode Macro mode
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2) Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#4) Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#4)
Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3) Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide) Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer Self-timer
Sensor edition – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor edition – OmniVision OV8856 (#2) Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sensor edition – Samsung S5K5E9 (#4) Third rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2) Touch focus
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3) White balance settings
Third rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro comes with a 16 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:

Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face detection HDR
Face unlock Panorama
HDR Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor model:OmniVision OV16A1Q

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.

Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+
LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

 

Price

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro price is $200 (6 GB + 64 GB) or $225 (6 GB + 128 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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