Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T vs Nokia 5.4 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T phone 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 Nokia 5.4 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 Nokia 5.4
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.39 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 720 x 1560 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/2/2 MP 48/5/2/2 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4000 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 662.

Meanwhile, the Nokia 5.4 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, 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 Nokia 5.4 has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Nokia 5.4. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W in-box charger.
The Nokia 5.4 battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and AI-assisted Adaptive Battery.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Nokia 5.4 is featuring a IPS display with 720 x 1560 pixels and a screen size of 6.39 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is a 2.1% bigger than Nokia 5.4 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Nokia 5.4
1500:1 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen 400 cd/m²
450 cd/m² 70% NTSC
84% NTSC Capacitive
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Scratch resistant
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 Nokia 5.4 is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 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 4 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both device 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, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

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

Nokia 5.4 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) 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 Nokia 5.4 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/5/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.0 f/2.0 f/2.0 respectively.

Nokia
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Nokia 5.4
2 cm shooting distance (#4) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Cinema Mode
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Macro mode ISO settings
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Secondary rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Self-timer
Scene mode Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) Wind Noise Cancellation
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sony IMX582 versions also available
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 Nokia 5.4 has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Nokia 5.4
13 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.25 Aperture:f/2.0
Face detection Face unlock
Face unlock
HDR
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 Nokia 5.4
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+
EDGE LTE Cat 4(51.0/150.8 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 Nokia 5.4 price tag is $250

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