Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G – 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.67 in (inches) 6.57 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
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) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/8/2/2 MP 48/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 16 MP
Battery 4820 mAh 4160 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 less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G battery capacity is 4820 mAh which is a 15.8% (percent) more powerful than the 4160 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm quick charge 3.5.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.57 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is a 1.5% bigger than Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
120 Hz refresh rate 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen AI Dynamic Skyscaping
240 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
450 cd/m² Corning Gorilla Glass
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Night mode 2.0
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification Vlog mode

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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:8 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G with 128 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , 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.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
1080p @ 60 fps 1080p @ 120 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 720p @ 960fps
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 image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Macro mode ISO settings
Movie Frame Macro mode
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical zoom
Photo Movie Panorama
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4) Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 2.1 m (9-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#3)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Super Night View 2.0 Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Touch focus Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Video Tag Touch focus
White balance settings White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
16 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Angle of view – 117°
Digital image stabilization Aperture:f/2.5
Face detection Face unlock
Face unlock HDR
HDR Panorama
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE
HSPA+ Snapdragon X52 modem
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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G price tag is $380-400

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