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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB) vs Huawei Honor 9 (L09 64GB)

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

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Compare Huawei Honor 9 X Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB) 18Points
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06Points Huawei Honor 9 (L09 64GB) Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro X
5.15"
LTPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 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 Pro (128GB)} 18 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB) vs Honor 9 (L09 64GB)} 6 Advantages Huawei Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-core (8nm)13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+128GB (106GB available)96%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (54GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.67"30%
Larger screen
vs5.15"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP147%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 20MP
+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5020 mAh57%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3200 mAh
+30W67%
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.
vs18W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)35%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)17%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
395 PPIvs+428 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE-A
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Note 9 Pro (M2003J6B2G Global version) 6GB RAMHuawei Honor 9 STF-L09 standard edition 4GB RAM (STF-L09)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)(Europe)Hong Kong
(Global, International), (Europe), Hong Kong
BrandXiaomiHuawei
Release date5/5/2020, Announced: 4/30/20206/27/2017
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)70.9 x 147.3 millimeters (2.79 x 5.8 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDLTPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches5.15" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI428 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display features450nits[typ]feature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceMIUI 11 / 12feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)64bit: HiSilicon Kirin 960 (16nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.3GHz Kryo 465 Gold (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 465 Silver (Hexa-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.4GHz ARM Cortex-A73 (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 279625 (v8)
Geekbench: 1785 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
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 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119°
5MP macro f/2.41/5"1.12µmAF
2MP depth f/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
20MP mono f/2.227mm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" 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 zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras4K@30fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@120fps (slow motion)
720p@960fps (slow motion)
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts30W Wired fast charging18W (9V/2A) Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Tropical Green, Glacier White, Interstellar Gray
• 33W charger (30W phone support)
• Colors: Glacier Grey, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black
• Fast battery charging: 40% in 30min
• EMUI 5.1

☢️ Radiation rate

Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Honor 9 (L09 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.87W/kg (head), 0.71W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.66W/kg (head), 1.02W/kg (body)feature not registered
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