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Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi 9A phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9A XHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)30Points
Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1440x3120

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsXiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)Compare Huawei Mate 20 Pro X
Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)

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!

Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)30 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)vsRedmi 9A (128GB/4GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
+2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+189 grams (6.62 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)5%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x3120 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+538 PPI100%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 24MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+40W3 times
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.
vs10W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+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, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Until 256GB nano-Memoryvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
6.39"vs+6.53"2%
Larger screen
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
4200 mAhvs+5000 mAh19%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

23 Common items in both devices
128GB (110GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
60Hz
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
ModelMate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20 Pro LYA-L29 (Global) Dual-sim, Huawei LayaXiaomi Redmi 9A M2006C3LG, M2006C3LI
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandHuaweiXiaomi
Release dateNovember, 2018June, 2020
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72.3 x 157.8 millimeters (2.85 x 6.21 in)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G25 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.26Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.39" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~81% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels (19.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)538 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps300/50 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 2 ,3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
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
CameraHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/4"80mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 cameraHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Micro-B USB SlimPort
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Midnight Blue, Pink Gold, Twilight
- EMUI 9.0
- 19.5:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Wireless charging: 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Carbon Gray, Sky Blue, Ocean Green
- MIUI 12
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9A (128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.9W/kg (head) | 0.65W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.4W/kg (head) | 1.19W/kg (body)
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