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Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9T vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 XXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)05Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
30PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9T X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)

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/6GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)30 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+395 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+6000 mAh40%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4300 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (106GB available)vs+256GB (221GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.2vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+192 grams (6.72 ounces)3%
Lighter
9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)16%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
6.53"vs+6.7"3%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP47%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
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
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches14%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 10MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 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
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+25W39%
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 charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
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+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
ModelRedmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
Other model names红米9T M2010J19SG (Global 128GB + 6GB RAM)Galaxy Note20 4G-LTE SM-N980F/Dual-SIM (Exynos)
Country or region availableSingaporeThailandTaiwan
Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2021August, 2020
Depth9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.3 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)75.2 x 161.6 millimeters (2.96 x 6.36 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
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
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610 950MhzARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.2
256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.53" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
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/upload400/150 Mbps2000/200 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 Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 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 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
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 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.027mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, Ocean Green
- MIUI 12
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Stereo dual speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2.5
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
2.5W Reverse charging USB between devices
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy3360 minutes | 56 hours | 2.3 daysfeature not registered
Standby40320 minutes | 672 hours | 28 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.359W/kg (head) | 1.366W/kg (body)
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