Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T vs HTC Desire 20 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the HTC Desire 20 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T HTC Desire 20 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/2/2 MP 48/8/2/2 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 24 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T runs on MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 6 cores of 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on MIUI V12 (Android 10) operating system.

The MediaTek Dimensity 800U is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665.

Meanwhile, the HTC Desire 20 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, 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 9T is carrying a ARM Mali-G57 MC3,3 cores gpu in the interior and the HTC Desire 20 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 610 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as HTC Desire 20 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W in-box charger.
The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.53 in (inches).

Meanwhile the HTC Desire 20 Pro is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is a 0.4% bigger than HTC Desire 20 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T HTC Desire 20 Pro
1500:1 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
450 cd/m² Multi-touch
84% NTSC
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
DotDisplay
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified
Widivine L1 Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1800 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The HTC Desire 20 Pro is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than HTC Desire 20 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both phone present the same ram capacity:6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than HTC Desire 20 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:128 gigabytes.

HTC Desire 20 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 48/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5KGM2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the HTC Desire 20 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , 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.

HTC
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T HTC Desire 20 Pro
2 cm shooting distance (#4) 20-100 mm shooting distance (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Angle of view – 118° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Continuous shooting
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Exposure compensation
ISO settings Face detection
Macro mode Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Panorama Geotagging
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing) Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer Self-timer
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3) Touch focus
Sony IMX582 versions also available White balance settings
Third rear camera – 2MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T comes with a 13 MP in the front.

The HTC Desire 20 Pro has a 24 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T HTC Desire 20 Pro
13 MP 24 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.25 Aperture:f/2.0
Face detection Face unlock
Face unlock HDR
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm

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 9T HTC Desire 20 Pro
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EDGE LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s)
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T price is $230 and the HTC Desire 20 Pro price tag is $300

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