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Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P30 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S XHuawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)21Points
Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)
6.47"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

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09PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Compare Huawei P30 Pro X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)

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!

P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)21 Advantages Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)vsRedmi Note 9S (128GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
+2.6GHz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+192 grams (6.72 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front/back
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+398 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+(quad camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP + 0.3MP8%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
+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
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.7" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2" inches
+f/1.6 (aperture)25%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP101%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps75%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+40W122%
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.
vs18W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsP2i certified
Until 256GB nano-Memoryvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
6.47"vs+6.67"3%
Larger screen
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
4200 mAhvs+5020 mAh20%
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
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

28 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
HDR10
60Hz
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
ModelP30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Other model namesHuawei P30 Pro VOG-L29 (8GB RAM) Dual-sim, Huawei VogueXiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAM
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiXiaomi
Release date3/26/20194/30/2020, Announced: 3/23/2020
Depth8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 158 millimeters (2.89 x 6.22 in)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating

🤖 Operating System

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.6GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzQualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 279625 (v8)
Geekbench: 1785 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.47" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz
HDR10
60Hz, 450nits[typ]
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
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 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 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 Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
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

📷 Camera

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/3.4125mm1/4"PDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DTime-of-Flight
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119°
5MP macrof/2.41.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal
- EMUI 9.1
- 19.5:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3, HDR10 display
- Leica optics on camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Huawei Pay
- Vapor chamber cooling system on processor
- Colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- MIUI 11

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei P30 Pro (L29 128GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.96W/kg (head), 0.4W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.72W/kg (head), 0.98W/kg (body)
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