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Xiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC) vs Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9 vs Sony Xperia 5 II phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 5 II XXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)04Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
32PointsSony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 X
Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)

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 (32GB NFC)4 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)vsXperia 5 II (A002SO)32 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
+6.53"7%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+5020 mAh26%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 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)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+128GB (110GB available)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+163 grams (5.71 ounces)21%
Lighter
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
395 PPIvs+449 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP30%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches82%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+21W17%
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.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 8MP
Capacitive
Multitouch
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
ModelRedmi 9 (32GB NFC)Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9 (Global) M2004J19G, M2004J19CソニーXperia 5 Mark II SOG02 (SoftBank Corp) 5G
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
Japan
Japan
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateJune, 2020September, 2020
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.01 x 163.32 millimeters (3.03 x 6.43 in)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Chipset64bit - Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 950MhzQualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size6.53" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI449 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, 400 nits120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
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 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 11, 12, 17, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (77)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
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 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
RadioFMNot supported
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 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue
- MIUI 11
- 10W charger included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- AnTuTu: 201829 (v8)
- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9 (32GB NFC)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
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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