Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G phone 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 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 Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.67 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 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 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 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 Note 9 Pro 5G is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 619 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 618,750 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 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W in-box charger.

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 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 Note 9 Pro 5G is the same size as Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
120 Hz refresh rate 1500:1 contrast ratio
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
240 Hz touch sampling rate 450 cd/m² typical brightness
450 cd/m² 84% NTSC
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Scratch resistant Oleophobic coating
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification 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 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, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger 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 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 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro with 128 gigabytes.

Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro 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 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.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
1080p @ 60 fps 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Angle of view – 119° (#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) Autofocus
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Cinematic Filters Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Face detection Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) GalaxyCore GC8034 edition also available(#2)
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings ISO settings
Macro mode Macro mode
Movie Frame Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Photo Movie Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Pixel size – 2.1 m (9-in-1 pixel binning) Scene mode
Scene mode Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Self-timer
Self-timer Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Super Night View 2.0 Sensor version – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Sensor version – Samsung S5K5E9 (#4)
Touch focus Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Video Tag Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
White balance settings Third rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G comes with a 16 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 Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
16 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Digital image stabilization 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 Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
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 12(102.0/603.0 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 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro price tag is $200 (6 GB + 64 GB) or $225 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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