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Realme 8 (128GB/6GB India) vs Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Realme 8 vs Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime XRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)18Points
Realme 8 (128GB/6GB India)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsXiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Compare Realme 8 X
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 (128GB/6GB India)

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!

8 (128GB/6GB India)18 Advantages Realme 8 (128GB/6GB India)vsRedmi 9 Prime (128GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
+2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
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
+177 grams (6.2 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+411 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP174%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
+1/1.73" inches79%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+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) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+30W67%
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
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
6.4"vs+6.53"2%
Larger screen
5000 mAhvs+5020 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
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

32 Common items in both devices
128GB (104GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+25 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 featuresRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Model8 (128GB/6GB India)Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Other model namesRealme 8 RMX3085, RBS1803IN (128GB + 6GB RAM)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (M2004J19PI)
Country or region availableIndia
India
India
India
BrandRealmeXiaomi
Release dateMarch, 2021August, 2020
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 160.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.32 in)77.01 x 163.32 millimeters (3.03 x 6.43 in)
Weight177 grams (6.2 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G95 (12nm)64bit - Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MC4 900MhzARM Mali-G52 MC2 950Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, 1000 nits, HDR1060Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
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/upload300/150 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 networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
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
CameraRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119º16mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm 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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
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
ConnectivityRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + 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
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Cyber black, Punk black, Cyber silver
- Realme UI 2.0
- Back camera: Samsung HM2 sensor
- Front camera: Sony IMX471 sensor
- Stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Always-on display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare
- MIUI 11
- 10W charger included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateRealme 8 (128GB/6GB India)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.85W/kg (head) | 0.42W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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