Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G vs POCO M3 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G device 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 POCO M3 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 POCO M3
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.67 in (inches) 6.53 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
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) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/8/2/2 MP 48/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 8 MP
Battery 4820 mAh 6000 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 662.

Meanwhile, the POCO M3 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, 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 POCO M3 has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G battery capacity is 4820 mAh which is a 24.4% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the POCO M3. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The POCO M3 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the POCO M3 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 Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is a 2.1% bigger than POCO M3 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G POCO M3
120 Hz refresh rate 1500:1
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
240 Hz touch sampling rate 70% NTSC
450 cd/m² Capacitive
Capacitive Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification
Wildvine L1 certified

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 POCO M3 is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than POCO M3.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the POCO M3 with 4 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, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than POCO M3.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the POCO M3 with 128 gigabytes.

POCO M3 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) 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 POCO M3 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying sensor like Sony IMX582 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.79 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G POCO M3
1080p @ 60 fps Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Color Focus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Cinematic Filters Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) ISO settings
Geotagging Movie Frame
HDR Night Mode
ISO settings Panorama
Macro mode Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Movie Frame Pixel size – 1.75 m (#2)
Panorama Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Photo Movie Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4) Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Pixel size – 2.1 m (9-in-1 pixel binning) Touch focus
Scene mode White balance settings
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 POCO M3 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G POCO M3
16 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0.05
Digital image stabilization Face detection
Face detection Face unlock
Face unlock Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
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 POCO M3
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+
EDGE LTE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G price is $300 and the POCO M3 price tag is $129 (64 GB + 4 GB) or $159 (128 GB + 4 GB)

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