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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global) vs Motorola Defy+ (MB526)

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

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Compare Motorola Defy+ XXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)27Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
3.7"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1700
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)

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 Note 9 (128GB Global)27 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)vsDefy+ (MB526)4 Advantages Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs512MB
+128GB (106GB available)52 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs3GB (2GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)51%
Thinner
vs13.4 millimeters (0.53 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x2340 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+395 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs265 PPI
+6.53"76%
Larger screen
vs3.7"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP11 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 13MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsVGA (640x480)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G HSUPA
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps110 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5020 mAh195%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1700 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
199 grams (6.97 ounces)vs+118 grams (4.13 ounces)69%
Lighter
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
ModelRedmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Defy+ (MB526)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SG Global version (NFC)Motorola Defy+ MB526, Motorola Defy Plus
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandXiaomiMotorola
Release dateApril, 2020August, 2011
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)13.4 millimeters (0.53 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)59 x 107 millimeters (2.32 x 4.21 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)118 grams (4.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Waterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)32bit - TI OMAP 3620
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
1Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 1GhzPowerVR SGX530
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X512MB
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
3GB (2GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size6.53" inches3.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~59.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI265 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass
Display features60Hz, 450 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps7.2/2 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm118º
2MP macrof/2.41.75µmAF
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.7µm
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsVGA (640x480) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasNot supported
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.3 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length29mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, WMV, H.263, H.264
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portSupportedfeature not registered
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- 2GB microSD included
- Waterproof mobile phone
- Motorola MOTOBLUR
- Motorola CrystalTalk Plus
- Java framework
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
HF5X
Battery capacity5020 mAh1700 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days426 minutes | 7.1 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Motorola Defy+ (MB526)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)feature not registered
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