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Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)

Side by side comparison between Realme GT 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)
6.43"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Compare Realme GT 5G X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme GT 5G (256GB/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!

GT 5G (256GB/8GB)20 Advantages Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (128GB Global)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (229GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (106GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+186 grams (6.51 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+409 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP23%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/1.73" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2" inches
+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 13MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+65W3 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.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
6.43"vs+6.53"2%
Larger screen
4500 mAhvs+5020 mAh12%
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 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

29 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
ModelGT 5G (256GB/8GB)Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Other model namesRealme GT 5G RMX2202 (256GB+8GB RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SG Global version (NFC)
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandRealmeXiaomi
Release date3/4/20214/30/2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.3 x 158.5 millimeters (2.89 x 6.24 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
System versionAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)ARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (229GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.43" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz60Hz, 450nits[typ]

📶 Mobile networks

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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/upload2000/1024 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.316mm119°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm118°
2MP macrof/2.41.75µmAF
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.7µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (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, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts65W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered33 hours (1.4 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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: Gold/Black, Blue, Silver
- Realme UI 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Screen protector included
- Protective case included
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)

☢️ Radiation rate

Realme GT 5G (256GB/8GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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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