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Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB) vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
31PointsApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 X
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3687
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (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 64GB)7 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)vsiPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)31 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)16%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3687 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (49GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)127%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)22%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
720x1600 pixelsvs+1284x2778 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
269 PPIvs+457 PPI70%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.53"vs+6.7"3%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP146%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
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
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)38%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP150%
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
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps16 times
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
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+20W100%
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.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Ceramic ShieldAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+13 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 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
ModelRedmi 9 (India 64GB)iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9 M2006C3MII, M2004C3MIiPhone 12 Pro Max A2342, A2410, A2411, A2412
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateJune, 2020October, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 14
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G35 (12nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1284x2778 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedCeramic Shield
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps5000/200 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2342 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2410 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2411, A2412 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedA2342 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2410, A2411, A2412 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
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 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (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 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
12MP telephotof/2.265mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2.5x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.7µm 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 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (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
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Sky Blue, Sporty Orange
- MIUI 12
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3687 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9 (India 64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.51W/kg (head) | 0.83W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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