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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB) vs Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 vs Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite XXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)06Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4030
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)

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Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)vsMi 9 Lite (128GB)13 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+409 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs+179 grams (6.27 ounces)6%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
6.3"vs+6.39"1%
Larger screen
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 32MP150%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4000 mAhvs+4030 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

37 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (111GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
60Hz
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+30 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
ModelRedmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Other model namesMi Redmi Note 8 (6GB RAM) M1908C3JG, M1908C3JE, M1908C3JHXiaomi 9 Lite M1904F3BG (Global), Xiaomi Pyxis
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2019
Depth8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)74.5 x 156.8 millimeters (2.93 x 6.17 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 616 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.39" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, 430 nits, HDR8
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 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 networkM1908C3JG version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

M1908C3JE, M1908C3JH versions:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13
VoLTE

M1908C3JG version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

M1908C3JE, M1908C3JH versions:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
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 Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
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 Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"13mm
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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 Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.6µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
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 Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Space Black, Moonlight White, Neptune Blue
- MIUI 10
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, White
- MIUI 10
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4030 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.19W/kg (head) | 1.15W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.42W/kg (head) | 1.4W/kg (body)
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