Realme Note 9 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, MediaTek Dimensity 800U 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 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/2/2 MP 64/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5020 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T runs on MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset and the 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. Running on MIUI V12 (Android 10) operating system.

The MediaTek Dimensity 800U 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 MIUI V12 (Android 10) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is carrying a ARM Mali-G57 MC3,3 cores 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 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T 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 22.5W in-box charger.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W in-box charger.

Screen

The device is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.53 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 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is a 2.1% smaller than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
1500:1 1500:1 contrast ratio
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
450 cd/m² 450 cd/m² typical brightness
84% NTSC 84% NTSC
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
DotDisplay Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
Widivine L1 Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1800 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both handset present the same ram capacity:6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T 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 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 48/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying a 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.

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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.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
2 cm shooting distance (#4) 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Angle of view – 118° (#2)
Autofocus 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
Geotagging Exposure compensation
HDR Face detection
ISO settings Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Macro mode Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
Panorama GalaxyCore GC8034 model also available(#2)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Geotagging
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4) HDR
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Macro mode
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sony IMX582 versions also available Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Third rear camera – 2MP (macro) 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 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T comes with a 13 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:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
13 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.25 Aperture:f/2.0
Face detection Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Face unlock Sensor model:OmniVision OV16A1Q
HDR
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm

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

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T price is $230 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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