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Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 2 XL vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 XGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)16Points
Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3520
mAh

(Non removable)

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13PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Compare Google Pixel 2 XL X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Pixel 2 XL (128GB)16 Advantages Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)13 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+175 grams (6.13 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2880 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+537 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
6"vs+6.53"9%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3520 mAhvs+5020 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10.5Wvs+18W71%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

28 Common items in both devices
128GB (114GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
ModelPixel 2 XL (128GB)Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 2 XL G011C, Google Pixel XL2, LG TaimenXiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SC, M2003J15SS
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
ChinaIndia
China, India
BrandGoogleXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2017April, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 157.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
HardwareGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels (18:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, 450 nits
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/75 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm118º
2MP macrof/2.41.75µmAF
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.7µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Black/White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3520 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)
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