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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB) vs Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S vs Motorola Moto G5S Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G5S Plus XXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)19Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsMotorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S X
Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (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 9S (128GB)19 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)vsMoto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)5 Advantages Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (106GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.67"21%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP144%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5020 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+18W20%
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.
vs15W
+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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+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
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)24%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)10%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
395 PPIvs+401 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light

31 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9S (128GB)Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAMLenovo Moto G5S Plus XT1806 (32GB + 3GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiMotorola
Release date4/30/2020, Announced: 3/23/20208/1/2017
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)76.2 x 153.5 millimeters (3 x 6.04 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 8.1 Oreo
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 279625 (v8)
Geekbench: 1785 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, 450nits[typ]
HDR10
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,25,26,66)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119°
5MP macrof/2.41.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
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 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
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: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- MIUI 11
- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1806 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.96W/kg (head), 0.4W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.72W/kg (head), 0.98W/kg (body)feature not registered
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