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Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 XXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)16Points
Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5160
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Compare Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC 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? Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (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!

Poco X3 NFC (128GB)16 Advantages Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (128GB Global)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+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
+6.67"2%
Larger screen
vs6.53"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 13MP + 2MP + 2MP35%
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) 20MP56%
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)
+5160 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5020 mAh
+33W83%
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
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
215 grams (7.53 ounces)vs+199 grams (6.97 ounces)8%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)6%
Thinner
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
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.

35 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
395 PPI
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+28 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
ModelPoco X3 NFC (128GB)Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Other model namesXiaomi Poco X3 NFC M2007J20CG, M2007J20CTXiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SG Global version (NFC)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2020April, 2020
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.8 x 165.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.51 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight215 grams (7.53 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SM7150-AC (8nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618ARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.6% (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)395 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 450 nits, HDR1060Hz, 450 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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/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 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 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 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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 Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.2119º1.0µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm118º
2MP macrof/2.41.75µmAF
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.7µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm 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
2ª cameraXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor size1/3.4" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)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
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + 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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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 (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Cobalt Blue, Shadow Gray
- MIUI 12
- Silicone Case included
- Screen protector included
- Dual stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- LiquidCool 1.0 heat pipe
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5160 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts33W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.77W/kg (head) | 0.61W/kg (body)0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.56W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)
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