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Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB) vs OnePlus 8 (128GB)

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

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Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
OnePlus 8 (128GB)
6.55"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? OnePlus 8 (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 9i (128GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)vs8 (128GB)33 Advantages OnePlus 8 (128GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh16%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4300 mAh
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core48%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
194 grams (6.79 ounces)vs+180 grams (6.3 ounces)8%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Fluid AMOLEDAdvantage
Fluid AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
269 PPIvs+402 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.53"vs+6.55"1%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
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/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 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-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+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+30W2 times
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.
Mono sound (not stereo)vs+Stereo soundAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)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+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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, 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.
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 GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

21 Common items in both devices
128GB (103GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Android 11
+14 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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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
ModelRedmi 9i (128GB)8 (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9i M2006C3LIIOnePlus 8 5G (128GB+8GB RAM)
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiOnePlus
Release date9/18/2020, Announced: 9/15/20204/21/2020, Announced: 4/14/2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)72.9 x 160.2 millimeters (2.87 x 6.31 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
User InterfaceMIUI 12.5OxygenOS 10 / 11

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G25 (MT6762G) (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (SM8250) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (650MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 650 (250-587MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 564708 (v8)
Geekbench: 13291 (v4.4), 3399 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 46fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDFluid AMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches6.55" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
Display features400nits[typ]1100nits[peak]
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (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)
2 slots (Dual-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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18
VoLTE
Europe model:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46)
America model:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
India model:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
China model:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA
Europe model:
(1, 3, 7, 28, 78)
America model:
(2, 5, 41, 66, 71)
India model:
(78)
China model:
(41, 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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mmPDAF
2MP macrof/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm 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 and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@240fps

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 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 registered1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Stereo 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 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, SBAS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (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: Midnight Black, Sea Blue, Nature Green- Colors: Onyx Black, Glacial Green, Interstellar Glow
- Warp Charge 30T (50% in 22min)

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)OnePlus 8 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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