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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB) vs Vivo Y20i (2021)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 vs Vivo Y20i (2021) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Vivo Y20i (2021) XXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)18Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Vivo Y20i (2021)
6.51"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)

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/6GB)18 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)vsY20i (2021)3 Advantages Vivo Y20i (2021)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+128GB (106GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+395 PPI46%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+6.53"1%
Larger screen
vs6.51"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5020 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5000 mAh
+18W80%
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.
vs10W
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
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
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
199 grams (6.97 ounces)vs+191 grams (6.69 ounces)4%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner

33 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
ModelRedmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Y20i (2021)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SC, M2003J15SSBBK vivo Y20i 2021 (4GB RAM, MediaTek, dual-camera)
Country or region availableChinaIndia
China, India
Philippines
Philippines
BrandXiaomiVivo
Release dateApril, 2020November, 2020
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)76.32 x 164.41 millimeters (3 x 6.47 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)191 grams (6.69 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)Not supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 1GhzPowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.53" inches6.51" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, 450 nits60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
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/upload800/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 8, 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
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 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
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 Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
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
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.3 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
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 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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 supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Dawn White, Nebula Blue
- Funtouch 11
- Protective case included
- Screen protector (applied)
- Game mode
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
10W Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB/6GB)Vivo Y20i (2021)
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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