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Xiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9A 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 9A (32GB/2GB)01Point
Xiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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20PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9A X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)

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 9A (32GB/2GB)1 Advantage Xiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)20 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4Xvs+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)150%
More internal storage for applications and files
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
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)
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
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) 5MPvs+(front) 13MP160%
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+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
5000 mAhvs+5020 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
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
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
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

33 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
6.53"
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
ModelRedmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9A M2006C3LG, M2006C3LIXiaomi Redmi Note 9 CX295VRD, CX295CIN
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2020April, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 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 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G25 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.53" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (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, 450 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
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 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
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 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(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 sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel size1µm 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 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
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 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot 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 supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Carbon Gray, Sky Blue, Ocean Green
- MIUI 12
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.9W/kg (head) | 0.65W/kg (body)0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.4W/kg (head) | 1.19W/kg (body)0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)
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