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Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12S (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9T vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12S phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 12S X Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB) 07Points
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14Points Xiaomi Redmi Note 12S (128GB) Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9T X
6.43"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 12S (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 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)} 7 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB) vs Redmi Note 12S (128GB)} 14 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-core8%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.05GHz 64bit Octa-core (12nm)
+6.53"2%
Larger screen
vs6.43"
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+6000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5000 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+176 grams (6.16 ounces)13%
Lighter
9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)20%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
395 PPIvs+409 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP97%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.52" inches32%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 10vs+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+33W83%
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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

29 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
ModelRedmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
Other model names红米9T M2010J19SG (Global 128GB + 4GB RAM)Redmi Note 12S (K7SR)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release date1/18/20214/26/2023, Announced: 3/6/2023
Depth9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.3 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)73.87 x 159.87 millimeters (2.91 x 6.29 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)176 grams (6.16 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported

📲 Display

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches6.43" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
Display features400nits[typ]1000nits[peak]

🤖 Operating System

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 13
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredMIUI 14

⚙️ Processor

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)64bit: MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2GHz Kryo 260 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 260 Silver (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.05GHz ARM Cortex-A76 (Dual-core)
6x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610 950MhzARM Mali-G57 MC2 (850MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 364204 (v9)

💽 Memory and storage

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.2
128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
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 / Upload400/150 Mbps400/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (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 supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macro f/2.4
2MP depth f/2.4
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macro f/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.52" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.7µm 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound with dual speakers
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

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Wired fast charging
2.5W Reverse charging by cable
33W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomy56 hours (2.3 days)feature not registered
Standby672 hours (28 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (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: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, Ocean Green
• MIUI 12
• Hi-Res audio
• 24-bit/192kHz audio
• Stereo dual speakers
• Colors: Onyx Black, Ice Blue, Pearl Green

☢️ Radiation rate

Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 12S (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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