Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T vs Vivo Y20 2021 – 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 Vivo Y20 2021 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 Vivo Y20 2021
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.51 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 720 x 1600 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/2/2 MP 13/2/2 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 8 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 MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765).

Meanwhile, the Vivo Y20 2021 has a MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765), the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Ultra Game Mode,4D Game Vibration 2.0 and Multi Turbo 3.0. 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 Vivo Y20 2021 has the PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Vivo Y20 2021. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W in-box charger.
The Vivo Y20 2021 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 Vivo Y20 2021 is featuring a IPS display with 720 x 1600 pixels and a screen size of 6.51 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is a 0.3% bigger than Vivo Y20 2021 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Vivo Y20 2021
1500:1 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
450 cd/m² Halo Fullview Display
84% NTSC Multi-touch
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 Vivo Y20 2021 is coming with a 4 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.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Vivo Y20 2021 with 4 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.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Vivo Y20 2021 with 64 gigabytes.

Vivo Y20 2021 gets you or 64 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 Vivo Y20 2021 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 13/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Vivo Y20 2021
2 cm shooting distance (#4) 3-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 3-element lens (#3)
Autofocus 4 cm shooting distance (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Continuous shooting
Geotagging Digital image stabilization
HDR Digital zoom
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Macro mode Face detection
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) Macro mode
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3) Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sony IMX582 versions also available Touch focus
Third rear camera – 2MP (macro) White balance settings
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Vivo Y20 2021 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Vivo Y20 2021
13 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.25 Aperture:f/1.8
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 Vivo Y20 2021
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 4(51.0/150.8 Mbit/s)
GPRS TD-
HSPA+ TD-SCDMA
LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T price is $230 and the Vivo Y20 2021 price tag is $180

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