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Xiaomi Mi 9T (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi 9T vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Mi 9T X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)

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!

Mi 9T (128GB)10 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)vsRedmi Note 9S (128GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
+191 grams (6.69 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front/back
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+403 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 13MP10%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
6.39"vs+6.67"4%
Larger screen
4000 mAhvs+5020 mAh26%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

40 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
HDR10
60Hz
16 million
+33 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
ModelMi 9T (128GB)Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Mi 9T (Global version) M1903F10G, Xiaomi Redmi K20Xiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAM
Country or region available(Global, International)(Europe)Hong KongTaiwan
(Global, International), (Europe), Hong Kong, Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2019April, 2020
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.3 x 156.7 millimeters (2.93 x 6.17 in)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)
Weight191 grams (6.69 ounces)209 grams (7.32 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
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SDM730 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 618
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.39" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 600 nits, HDR1060Hz, 450 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
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/upload800/150 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
CallingXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (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
CameraXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.453mm1/4"1.12µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
13MP ultrawidef/2.412mm1/3"1.12µm
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119º
5MP macrof/2.41.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 cameraXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels

*Motorized pop-up camera (slider)
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + 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
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (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
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Carbon black, Flame red, Glacier blue
- MIUI 10
- HDR display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Quick Charge 4+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- MIUI 11
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi 9T (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.34W/kg (head) | 1.51W/kg (body)0.96W/kg (head) | 0.4W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.72W/kg (head) | 0.98W/kg (body)
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