Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 device has a 1 camera setup with a main lens of 16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 1.2 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f MP, Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) processor chipset and a battery of 3000 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 Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
Phones specifications
Screen Display 5.3 in (inches) 6.53 in (inches)
Processor Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) MediaTek Dimensity 800U
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 16 MP 48/2/2 MP
Front Camera 5 MP 13 MP
Battery 3000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 runs on Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 4x Cortex-A55 and 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) is a less powerful 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 One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is carrying a ARM Mali-G52 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T has the ARM Mali-G57 MC3,3 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 battery capacity is 3000 mAh which is a 66.6% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T. Some features include Fast charging and Removable.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W in-box charger.

Screen

The smartphone is using a TFT display with 720 x 1600 pixels and a screen size of 5.3 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 Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is a 23.2% smaller than Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
Capacitive 1500:1
Multi-touch 2.5D curved glass screen
Scratch resistant 450 cd/m²
Wet finger and glove-on working technology 84% NTSC
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
DotDisplay
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified
Widivine L1 Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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, both phones have the same ram capacity of 4 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is 4 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller 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 Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is 64 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less 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 Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 rear camera setup is composed by 1 lenses of 16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 1.2 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 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.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
Autofocus 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Continuous shooting 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 Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Scene mode Macro mode
Self-timer Panorama
Touch focus Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
White balance settings Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Self-timer
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sony IMX582 versions also available
Third rear camera – 2MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 comes with a 5 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:

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
5 MP 13 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.3
Face unlock Face detection
Face unlock
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.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T
EDGE 5G NSA
GPRS 5G SA
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) Built-in 5G modem
LTE EDGE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 price is $350 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T price tag is $230

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