Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G vs Vivo Y20 2021 – 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 Vivo Y20 2021 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 Vivo Y20 2021
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.67 in (inches) 6.51 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 720 x 1600 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/8/2/2 MP 13/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 8 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 MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765).

Meanwhile, the Vivo Y20 2021 has a MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765), the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Ultra Game Mode,4D Game Vibration 2.0 and Multi Turbo 3.0. 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 Vivo Y20 2021 has the PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) 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 Vivo Y20 2021. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Vivo Y20 2021 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 Vivo Y20 2021 is featuring a IPS display with 720 x 1600 pixels and a screen size of 6.51 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is a 2.4% bigger than Vivo Y20 2021 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Vivo Y20 2021
120 Hz refresh rate 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
240 Hz touch sampling rate Halo Fullview Display
450 cd/m² Multi-touch
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 Vivo Y20 2021 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 Vivo Y20 2021.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Vivo Y20 2021 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 Vivo Y20 2021.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Vivo Y20 2021 with 64 gigabytes.

Vivo Y20 2021 gets you or 64 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 Vivo Y20 2021 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 13/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Vivo Y20 2021
1080p @ 60 fps 3-element lens (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 3-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 4 cm shooting distance (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Cinematic Filters Continuous shooting
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Macro mode
Macro mode Panorama
Movie Frame Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Photo Movie Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4) Touch focus
Pixel size – 2.1 m (9-in-1 pixel binning) White balance settings
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 Vivo Y20 2021 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Vivo Y20 2021
16 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/1.8
Digital image stabilization Face unlock
Face detection
Face unlock
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 Vivo Y20 2021
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 4(51.0/150.8 Mbit/s)
GPRS TD-
HSPA+ TD-SCDMA
LTE UMTS(384 kbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G price is $300 and the Vivo Y20 2021 price tag is $180

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