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Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro X09Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4030
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite X07Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


09 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Mi 9 Lite (128GB)vsRedmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
 6%6%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 12%12%
+Lighter
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs200 grams (7 ounces)
 1%1%
+Thinner
8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvsPlastic body, glass front/back
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 2%2%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs395 PPI
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 61%61%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 20MP
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps

07 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)vsMi 9 Lite (128GB)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.53"vs6.39"
 31%31%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP
 18%18%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/1.7" inchesvs1/2" inches
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 12%12%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4500 mAhvs4030 mAh
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
P2i certifiedvsNot supported

37 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (109GB user available) / 128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
ModelMi 9 Lite (128GB)Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Also known asXiaomi 9 Lite M1904F3BG (Global), Xiaomi PyxisXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)
Country or region availableVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2019
Depth8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 156.8 millimeters (2.93 x 6.17 in)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 616 500MhzARM Mali-G76 MC4 800Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB user available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.39" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual 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)
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/5G networkLTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
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
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Main camera(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 1/4" 13mm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1/4" 1.12µm)
2MP macro (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75µm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75µm)
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.7" 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
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Front camera32 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.6µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
RadioFMFM
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 and interfacesXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, White
- MIUI 10
- Display: 19.5:9, HDR, 600nits
- Quick Charge 4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4030 mAh4500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)9V/2A=18W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.15 W/Kg (head) | 1.18 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered1 W/Kg (head) | 1.47 W/Kg (body)