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Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)

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

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro XXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)03Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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20PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (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!

Redmi 9 (India 128GB)3 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)vsRedmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)20 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)2%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
269 PPIvs+395 PPI47%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(dual camera) 13MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
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/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+18W80%
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 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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

34 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (111GB available)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body, glass front/back
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
6.53"
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
ModelRedmi 9 (India 128GB)Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9 M2006C3MII, M2004C3MIXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2020September, 2019
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)P2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G35 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzARM Mali-G76 MC4 800Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.53" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz, 500 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
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 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
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 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/1.7" 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 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
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 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, 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/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
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: Black, Sky Blue, Sporty Orange
- MIUI 12
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.51W/kg (head) | 0.83W/kg (body)1.15W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1W/kg (head) | 1.47W/kg (body)
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