Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G – 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.57 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
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) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/2/2 MP 48/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4160 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 765G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 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 2400 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 20.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4160 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W in-box charger.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm quick charge 3.5.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.57 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is a 0.6% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
1500:1 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen AI Dynamic Skyscaping
450 cd/m² Capacitive
84% NTSC Corning Gorilla Glass
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Night mode 2.0
DotDisplay Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant Vlog mode
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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G with 8 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G.

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

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , 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.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
2 cm shooting distance (#4) 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 720p @ 960fps
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 image stabilization
HDR Digital zoom
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Macro mode Face detection
Panorama Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4) Geotagging
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) HDR
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) ISO settings
Scene mode Macro mode
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing) Optical image stabilization
Self-timer Optical zoom
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) Panorama
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Sony IMX582 versions also available Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
Third rear camera – 2MP (macro) Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#3)
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
White balance settings Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
13 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.25 Angle of view – 117°
Face detection Aperture:f/2.5
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Panorama
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
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+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE
HSPA+ Snapdragon X52 modem
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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G price tag is $380-400

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