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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB) vs Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime vs Apple iPhone 13 mini phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 13 mini XXiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)09Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

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26PointsApple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime X
Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
5.4"
OLED

1080x2340

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2438
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)

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Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)vsiPhone 13 mini (128GB)26 Advantages Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+6.53"21%
Larger screen
vs5.4"
+(quad camera) 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP16%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 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
+5020 mAh106%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2438 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.23GHz 64bit Hexa-Core34%
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+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+141 grams (4.94 ounces)40%
Lighter
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)19%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super Retina XDR OLEDAdvantage
Super Retina XDR OLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
395 PPIvs+477 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
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) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP54%
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+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+20W11%
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 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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
60Hz
1080x2340 pixels
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
ModelRedmi 9 Prime (128GB)iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (M2004J19PI)iPhone 13 Mini (A2626, A2628, A2629, A2630, A2481)
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiApple
Release date8/4/20209/24/2021, Announced: 9/14/2021
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.01 x 163.32 millimeters (3.03 x 6.43 in)64.2 x 131.5 millimeters (2.53 x 5.18 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)141 grams (4.94 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10iOS 15
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G80 (MT6769V) (12nm)64bit - Apple A15 Bionic (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.23GHz Dual-Core Avalanche
1.9GHz Quad-Core Blizzard
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 (950MHz)Apple GPU (4-Core)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (109GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper Retina XDR OLED
Screen size6.53" inches5.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI477 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Ceramic Shield
Display features60Hz, 400nits[typ]60Hz, 800nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10
Wide color gamut
True-tone

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (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 Mbps5000/1024 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE
A2628, A2629, A2630 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)
A2626, A2481 versions:
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)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSub6/mmWave
A2626, A2628: (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)
A2629, A2630: (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 77, 78, 79)
A2481: (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120°13mm1/3.6"PDAF
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 zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@240fps

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh2438 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy31 hours (1.3 days)feature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare
- MIUI 11
- 10W charger included
- Colors: Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, Red
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Apple Pay
- MagSafe

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (128GB)Apple iPhone 13 mini (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.85W/kg (head), 0.42W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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