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Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB) vs Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)

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

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Compare Sony Xperia X Compact XXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)16Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 X
Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
4.6"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)

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 9 (128GB/4GB)16 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)vsXperia X Compact (F5321)8 Advantages Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (106GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)4%
Thinner
vs9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+1080x2340 pixels174%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+395 PPI24%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs319 PPI
+6.53"42%
Larger screen
vs4.6"
+(quad camera) 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP21%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 23MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5020 mAh86%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2700 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+135 grams (4.73 ounces)47%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches35%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

28 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+21 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 Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
ModelRedmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9 M2004J19CSony Xperia X Compact Single-Sim, Sony Kugo SS
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateJune, 2020September, 2016
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)77.01 x 163.32 millimeters (3.03 x 6.43 in)65 x 129 millimeters (2.56 x 5.08 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)135 grams (4.73 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Chipset64bit - Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 950MhzQualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.53" inches4.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI319 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hz, 400 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
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 Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5536x4152 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
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
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue
- MIUI 11
- 10W charger included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- AnTuTu: 201829 (v8)
- Colors: Black, White, Mist Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Triluminos 2.5D curved display
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor
- PDAF on back camera
- Sony Exmor RS on back camera
- Sony Exmor R on front camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Sony ClearAudio+
- PS4 integration
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.91W/kg (head) | 1W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.71W/kg (head) | 1.06W/kg (body)feature not registered
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