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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global) vs Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 vs Apple iPhone 3GS phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 3GS XXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)36Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
3.5"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1219
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB 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 (64GB Global)36 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)vsiPhone 3GS (8GB)1 Advantage Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs600Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X11 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs256MB SDRAM
+64GB (50GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsFlash (EEPROM)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)38%
Thinner
vs12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x2340 pixels15 times
Higher resolution screen
vs320x480 pixels
+395 PPI139%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs165 PPI
+6.53"87%
Larger screen
vs3.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP18 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 3.1MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+Only digital zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsNot supported
+EIS: Digital stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsNot supported
+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)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G HSDPA
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps110 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1219 mAh
+18W3 times
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.
vs5W
+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)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+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 (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.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
199 grams (6.97 ounces)vs+135 grams (4.73 ounces)47%
Lighter

16 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+9 specs and more in the table below

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Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9 (64GB Global)iPhone 3GS (8GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SG Global version (NFC)Apple iPhone 3GS
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateApril, 2020June, 2009
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)62.1 x 115.5 millimeters (2.44 x 4.55 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)135 grams (4.73 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 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 3.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 6.0
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)32bit - Samsung S5PC100
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
600Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 1GhzPowerVR SGX535
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X256MB SDRAM
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (5GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size6.53" inches3.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~50.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)320x480 pixels (3:2)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI165 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass
Display features60Hz, 450 nits60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
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)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/1900/2100
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-ACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
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 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
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
3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsVGA (640x480) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
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 focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasNot supported
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
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 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
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 (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized with tutorial
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Other features- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter integration
- Google Maps
- Audio/video player and editor
- Image editor
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
616-0435
Battery capacity5020 mAh1219 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
5W (5V/1A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days700 minutes | 11.7 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registered18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB Global)Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)0.26W/kg (head) | 0.79W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)0.45W/kg (head) | 0.4W/kg (body)
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