Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition – 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.67 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
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) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/8/2/2 MP 64/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 20 MP
Battery 4820 mAh 4500 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 768G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 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 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Gen 5 AI Engine. 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G battery capacity is 4820 mAh which is a 7.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
120 Hz refresh rate 120Hz sampling rate
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
240 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
450 cd/m² Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Capacitive HDR10
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Multi-touch
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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition 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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition with 128 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
1080p @ 60 fps 1080p @ 120 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 10x digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Angle of view – 83° (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Cinematic Filters Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital image stabilization
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Digital zoom
Geotagging Exposure compensation
HDR Face detection
ISO settings Focal length – 1.66 mm (#2)
Macro mode Focal length – 1.94 mm (#4)
Movie Frame Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Panorama Geotagging
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR
Photo Movie Image resolution – 3264 x 2448 (#2)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4) Macro mode
Pixel size – 2.1 m (9-in-1 pixel binning) Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4)
Scene mode Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Optical image stabilization
Self-timer Panorama
Super Night View 2.0 Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.12 m (#3)
Video Tag Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
White balance settings Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#4)
Sensor version – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#4)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
16 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Angle of view – 83° (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture:f/2.2
Face detection Aperture:f/2.4 (#2)
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#2)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Secondary front camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#2)
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2

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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
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+
GPRS LTE
HSPA+ Snapdragon X52 modem
LTE
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G price is $300 and the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition price tag is $280

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