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Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Xiaomi Redmi 9AT

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Xiaomi Redmi 9AT phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Mi A1
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3080
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi A1

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 A116 Advantages Xiaomi Mi A1vsRedmi 9AT8 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR4X
+64GB (54GB available)170%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (20GB available)
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)23%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+401 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP88%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+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
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.5"vs+6.53"19%
Larger screen
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Android 7.1.2 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3080 mAhvs+5000 mAh62%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

25 Common items in both devices
LTPS IPS LCD / TFT IPS LCD
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
f/2.2 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+18 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 featuresXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
ModelMi A1Redmi 9AT
Other model namesXiaomi A1 MDG2, Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One, Xiaomi TiffanyXiaomi Redmi 9AT M2006C3LVG (32GB + 2GB RAM)
Country or region available(Europe)Hong KongIndiaIndonesia(Global, International)Vietnam
(Europe), Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, (Global, International), Vietnam
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2017September, 2020
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 155.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.12 in)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G25 (12nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~81% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6

Global version:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)

India version:
LTE 850/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE 2300/2500 (Bands 40,41)

Hong Kong/Indonesia/Russia/Vietnam version:
LTE 800/850/900/1700/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat6 (1, 2 ,3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
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
CameraXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MPf/2.650mm
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1µm 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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB SlimPort
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Rose gold
- Android One
- Aluminum frame and back
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 450nit brightness screen
- 2x optical zoom back camera
- 720p@120fps slow motion
- Fast battery charging
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Carbon Gray, Sky Blue, Ocean Green
- MIUI 12
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3080 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi A1Xiaomi Redmi 9AT
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.87W/kg (head) | 1.01W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.78W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)
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