Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T vs Samsung Galaxy A02s – 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 Samsung Galaxy A02s 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 Samsung Galaxy A02s
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 720 x 1520 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 32 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/2/2 MP 13/2/2 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 5 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 450.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A02s has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 1800 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 Samsung Galaxy A02s has the Qualcomm Adreno 506 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy A02s. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W in-box charger.
The Samsung Galaxy A02s battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A02s is featuring a TFT display with 720 x 1520 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 Samsung Galaxy A02s screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Samsung Galaxy A02s
1500:1 Capacitive
2.5D curved glass screen Infinity-V Display
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 Samsung Galaxy A02s is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A02s.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy A02s with 3 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 Samsung Galaxy A02s.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Samsung Galaxy A02s with 32 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A02s gets you or 32 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 Samsung Galaxy A02s rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 13/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm equivalent:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.12 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Samsung Galaxy A02s
2 cm shooting distance (#4) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings ISO settings
Macro mode Macro mode
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4) Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#3)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing) Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Self-timer Touch focus
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) White balance settings
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 Samsung Galaxy A02s has a 5 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Samsung Galaxy A02s
13 MP 5 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.25 Aperture:f/2.0.2
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 Samsung Galaxy A02s
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA eMMC 5.1
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 Samsung Galaxy A02s price tag is $180

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