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HTC One M9 (32GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)

Side by side comparison between HTC One M9 vs Xiaomi Redmi 7A phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

HTC One M9 (32GB)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

11PointsXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)Compare HTC One M9 X
Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

What's the better phone? HTC One M9 (32GB)

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!

One M9 (32GB)15 Advantages HTC One M9 (32GB)vsRedmi 7A (12MP 16GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+32GB (21GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)5%
vs165 grams (5.78 ounces)
+1080x1920 pixels100%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+441 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs295 PPI
+(back) 20.2MP68%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2.4" inches21%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.9" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core8%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)1%
TFT Super LCD 3vs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Larger screen
(front) 4.1MPvs+(front) 5MP20%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2840 mAhvs+4000 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/2.2 (aperture)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+18 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
ModelOne M9 (32GB)Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
Other model namesHTC M9, HTC M9u, HTC One M9u, HTC HimaRedmi 7A (Global) M1903C3EG, M1903C3EH, M1903C3EI, MZB7813EU
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
Release dateMarch, 2015July, 2019
Depth9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)69.7 x 144.6 millimeters (2.74 x 5.69 in)70.41 x 146.3 millimeters (2.77 x 5.76 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)HTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
Display typeTFT Super LCD 3TFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5.45" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1440 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI295 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
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/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/1800/900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)LTE Cat4

M1903C3EG, MZB7813EU (Global version):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 40)

M1903C3EI, MZB7995IN, MZB7798IN, MZB7799IN, M1903C3EH (India, APAC version):
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.2 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution5376x3752 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.25µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)4.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2688x1520 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/5" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HTC Sense 7.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- Dolby Audio
- Google Drive 100GB
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold
- MIUI 12
- Sony IMX486 back camera sensor
- WiFi Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 10W fast charge support, but includes normal 5W charger*
Power supplyHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2840 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging5W (5V/1A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standby24120 minutes | 402 hours | 16.8 days27360 minutes | 456 hours | 19 days
Radiation rateHTC One M9 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1W/kg (head) | 1.12W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.56W/kg (head) | 0.35W/kg (body)0.56W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)

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