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Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB) vs Huawei Honor 9 (L09 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi 13 Ultra vs Huawei Honor 9 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Honor 9 X Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB) 25Points
6.73"
AMOLED

1440x3200

50
MP

32mp

12GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04Points Huawei Honor 9 (L09 64GB) Compare Xiaomi 13 Ultra X
5.15"
LTPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)

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!

13 Ultra (256GB)} 25 Advantages Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB) vs Honor 9 (L09 64GB)} 4 Advantages Huawei Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
+3.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (4nm)40%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core
+12GB LPDDR5X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+256GB (222GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (54GB available)
+Aluminum frame, glass front, leather backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+LTPO AMOLEDAdvantage
LTPO AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1440x3200 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+521 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs428 PPI
+6.73"31%
Larger screen
vs5.15"
+(5 cameras) 50MP + 50MP + 50MP + 50MP + 0.3MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 20MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh56%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3200 mAh
+90W4 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 [wifi6E/6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]
+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
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
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
227 grams (7.95 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)46%
Lighter
9.06 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)21%
Thinner
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

19 Common items in both devices
Dual-LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+12 specs and more in the table below

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๐Ÿ“ฑ Model features

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
ModelXiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Other model namesMi 13 Ultra 2304FPN6DCHuawei Honor 9 STF-L09 standard edition 4GB RAM (STF-L09)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)(Europe)Hong Kong
(Global, International), (Europe), Hong Kong
BrandXiaomiHuawei
Release date4/21/2023, Announced: 4/18/20236/27/2017
Depth9.06 millimeters (0.36 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.64 x 163.18 millimeters (2.94 x 6.42 in)70.9 x 147.3 millimeters (2.79 x 5.8 in)
Weight227 grams (7.95 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front, leather backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

๐Ÿ“ฒ Display

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Display typeLTPO AMOLEDLTPS LCD
Screen size6.73" inches5.15" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~70% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)521 PPI428 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate120Hzfeature not registered
Display features2600nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
Touch Sampling Rate: 240Hz
feature not registered

๐Ÿค– Operating System

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
System versionAndroid 13Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceMIUI 14feature not registered

โš™๏ธ Processor

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (SM8550-AB) (4nm)64bit: HiSilicon Kirin 960 (16nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 3.2GHz ARM Cortex-X3 (Single-core)
4x 2.8GHz ARM Cortex-A710/A715 (Quad-core)
3x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A510 (Triple-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.4GHz ARM Cortex-A73 (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 740ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 1268538 (v9)
Geekbench: 5049 (v5.1), 5556 (v6)
GFXBench: 110fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR5X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage256GB (222GB available)
UFS 4.0
64GB (54GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2000/1024 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(5 cameras)
50 megapixels
50MP periscope telephoto f/3.0120mm1/2.51"PDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
50MP telephoto f/1.875mm1/2.51"PDAFOIS3.2x-optical-zoom
50MP ultrawide f/1.812mm122ยฐ1/2.51"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
20MP mono f/2.227mm
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.6ยตm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras8K@24fps
4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/120/240fps
1080p@480/960/1920fps
Slow motion
10-bit Dolby Vision/HDR10+
Leica optics
feature not registered

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.14" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7ยตm pixelfeature not registered

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.3 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts90W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W (9V/2A) Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless charging50W Qi Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
10W Reverse wireless charging
feature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

โž• Other features

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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
Miscellaneousโ€ข Colors: Black, Olive Green, White, Orange, Yellow, Blue
โ€ข LiquidCool
โ€ข Colors: Glacier Grey, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black
โ€ข Fast battery charging: 40% in 30min
โ€ข EMUI 5.1

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

Xiaomi 13 Ultra (256GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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