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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)

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

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro XXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)06Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)

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/3GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)vsRedmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
+199 grams (6.97 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+5020 mAh12%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+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)
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core12%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (50GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)122%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP27%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 20MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

39 Common items in both devices
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body, glass front/back
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
395 PPI
+32 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi Note 9 CX295VRD, CX295CINXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateApril, 2020September, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)P2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 10
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 1GhzARM Mali-G76 MC4 800Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.53" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 450 nits60Hz, 500 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (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/upload800/150 Mbps600/150 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 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 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (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, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
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
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.7" 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 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.3 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (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 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
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 supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (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 (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (64GB/3GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.84W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)1.15W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.8W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)1W/kg (head) | 1.47W/kg (body)
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