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Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9 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 Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)01Point
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 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 Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)

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)1 Advantage Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (128GB Global)10 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
+198 grams (6.93 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)2%
Thinner
(quad camera) 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP116%
Higher resolution main camera
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2" inches55%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

44 Common items in both devices
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
4GB LPDDR4X
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
+37 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
ModelRedmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9 M2004J19CXiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SG Global version (NFC)
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2020April, 2020
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.01 x 163.32 millimeters (3.03 x 6.43 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 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 othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Chipset64bit - Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 950MhzARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.53" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz, 450 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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/upload300/50 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 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 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)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 Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP 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 resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm 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 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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 length27mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)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 Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)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
Bluetooth5.0 + 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
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue
- MIUI 11
- 10W charger included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- AnTuTu: 201829 (v8)
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomy1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.91W/kg (head) | 1W/kg (body)0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.71W/kg (head) | 1.06W/kg (body)0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)
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