Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G vs HTC Desire 20 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 108 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor chipset and a battery of 4820 mAh. On other side, the HTC Desire 20 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 9 Pro 5G HTC Desire 20 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.67 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/8/2/2 MP 48/8/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 24 MP
Battery 4820 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 6 cores of 1.85 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Three-dimensional liquid cooling and 11 temperature sensors. Running on MIUI V12 (Android 10) operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665.

Meanwhile, the HTC Desire 20 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, the second 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. And it’s running on MIUI V12 (Android 10) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 619 gpu in the interior and the HTC Desire 20 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 610 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G battery capacity is 4820 mAh which is a 3.7% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the HTC Desire 20 Pro. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

Meanwhile the HTC Desire 20 Pro is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is a 2.6% bigger than HTC Desire 20 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G HTC Desire 20 Pro
120 Hz refresh rate 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
240 Hz touch sampling rate Multi-touch
450 cd/m²
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The HTC Desire 20 Pro is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the HTC Desire 20 Pro with 6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the HTC Desire 20 Pro with 128 gigabytes.

HTC Desire 20 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 108/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.7 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the HTC Desire 20 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , 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.

HTC
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G HTC Desire 20 Pro
1080p @ 60 fps 20-100 mm shooting distance (#3)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Angle of view – 118° (#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)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Autofocus Autofocus
Cinematic Filters Continuous shooting
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Panorama
Macro mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Movie Frame Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Photo Movie Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Touch focus
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4) White balance settings
Pixel size – 2.1 m (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Super Night View 2.0
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
Video Tag
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The HTC Desire 20 Pro has a 24 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G HTC Desire 20 Pro
16 MP 24 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Digital image stabilization Face unlock
Face detection HDR
Face unlock Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
HDR

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 9 Pro 5G HTC Desire 20 Pro
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EDGE LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s)
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G price is $300 and the HTC Desire 20 Pro price tag is $300

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