Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T vs Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T device 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition 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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.53 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
Operating System MIUI V12 (Android 10) MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 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 64/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 20 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4500 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 768G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 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 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Gen 5 AI Engine. 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 22.5W in-box charger.
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is a 2.1% smaller than Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
1500:1 120Hz sampling rate
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
450 cd/m² Capacitive
84% NTSC Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Capacitive HDR10
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Multi-touch
DotDisplay Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition.

At the more expensive edition, both handset 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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition.

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

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition 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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
2 cm shooting distance (#4) 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 10x digital zoom
Autofocus 720p @ 960 fps
Digital image stabilization Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Digital zoom Angle of view – 83° (#3)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Face detection Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Geotagging Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
HDR Autofocus
ISO settings Continuous shooting
Macro mode Digital image stabilization
Panorama Digital zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Exposure compensation
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4) Face detection
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Focal length – 1.66 mm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Focal length – 1.94 mm (#4)
Scene mode Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Secondary rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing) Geotagging
Self-timer HDR
Sensor edition – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3) Image resolution – 3264 x 2448 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3) ISO settings
Sony IMX582 versions also available Macro mode
Third rear camera – 2MP (macro) Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4)
Touch focus Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4)
White balance settings Optical image stabilization
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#3)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#4)
Sensor version – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#4)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
13 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.25 Angle of view – 83° (#2)
Face detection Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.4 (#2)
HDR Face unlock
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm HDR
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#2)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Secondary front camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#2)
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2

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 Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
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+
GPRS LTE
HSPA+ Snapdragon X52 modem
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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition price tag is $280

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