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Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB) vs Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9i vs Sony Xperia XA1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA1 XXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)11Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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12PointsSony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9i X
Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
5"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)

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)11 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)vsXperia XA1 (Dual G3116)12 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (106GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (24GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1600 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+6.53"31%
Larger screen
vs5"
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh117%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2300 mAh
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
194 grams (6.79 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)36%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
269 PPIvs+294 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 23MP79%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
ModelRedmi 9i (128GB)Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9i M2006C3LIISony Xperia XA1 Dual-Sim G3116, Sony Hinoki DS
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)BrazilHong Kong
(Global, International), Brazil, Hong Kong
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateSeptember, 2020April, 2017
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)67 x 145 millimeters (2.64 x 5.71 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G25 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzARM Mali-T880 MP2 900Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (24GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.53" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, 400 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
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 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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
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 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
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
CameraXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
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/video only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 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 registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
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/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
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
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Sea Blue, Nature Green
- MIUI 12
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Pump Express+ 2.0
- Exmor RS IMX-300 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-219 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered27960 minutes | 466 hours | 19.4 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9i (128GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (Dual G3116)
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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