Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power vs Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor chipset and a battery of 6000 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 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) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/8/2/2 MP 48/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 16 MP
Battery 6000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on MIUI V12 (Android 10) operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi POCO M2 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 9 Power is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 618,750 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power battery capacity is 6000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) more powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 22.5W charger in box and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W in-box charger.

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.53 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi POCO M2 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 9 Power is a 2.1% smaller than Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
1500:1 1500:1 contrast ratio
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
400 cd/m² 450 cd/m² typical brightness
70% NTSC 84% NTSC
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Scratch resistant Oleophobic coating
TÜV Rheinland Certified Reading Mode Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 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 Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power is 4 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro with 6 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power 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 POCO M2 Pro gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.2 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) 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.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Angle of view – 120° (#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)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
HDR GalaxyCore GC8034 model also available(#2)
ISO settings Geotagging
Macro mode HDR
Panorama ISO settings
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Macro mode
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Touch focus Scene mode
White balance settings Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor edition – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Sensor edition – Samsung S5K5E9 (#4)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
8 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face detection Face detection
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 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 Redmi 9 Power Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
128GB – UFS 2.2 EDGE
64GB – UFS 2.1 EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
EDGE GPRS
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) HSPA+
GPRS LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ TD-
LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power price is $140 (4 GB + 64 GB) or $160 (4 GB + 128 GB) and the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro price tag is $200 (6 GB + 64 GB) or $225 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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