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Nokia 4.2 (32GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 4.2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
5.71"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
21PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Compare Nokia 4.2 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)

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!

4.2 (32GB)3 Advantages Nokia 4.2 (32GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)21 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
+161 grams (5.64 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
+8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)127%
More internal storage for applications and files
720x1520 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
295 PPIvs+395 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.71"vs+6.53"14%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3" inchesvs+1/2" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+5020 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
LTPS IPS LCD / TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Model4.2 (32GB)Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Other model namesNokia 4.2 TA-1133, TA-1149, TA-1150, TA-1157, TA-1184Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 CX295VRD, CX295CIN
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandNokiaXiaomi
Release dateApril, 2019April, 2020
Depth8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)71.3 x 148.95 millimeters (2.81 x 5.86 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
HardwareNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.71" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 450 nits
Mobile networksNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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/upload150/50 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 networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/2100

Latin America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)

Latin America version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depth
(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 resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
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/2.0 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Pink sand
- Android One
- 19:9 display ratio
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days
Standby36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 4.2 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
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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