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Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)

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

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Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
6.22"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)

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!

Redmi 8 (32GB)1 Advantage Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)16 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)138%
More internal storage for applications and files
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)6%
Thinner
720x1520 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+395 PPI46%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.22"vs+6.53"5%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
5000 mAhvs+5020 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

36 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
ModelRedmi 8 (32GB)Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8 (3GB RAM + 32GB) M1908C3IC, MZB8255INXiaomi Redmi Note 9 CX295VRD, CX295CIN
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2019April, 2020
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.16 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.22" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 450 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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/upload150/50 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 networkM1908C3IC version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

MZB8255IN version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

M1908C3IC version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

MZB8255IN version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
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, LTEGPRS, 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 Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
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 Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth
(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 resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm 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 Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, 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 Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
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
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Green
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomy1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)
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