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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB) vs Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)

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

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Compare Realme 8 XXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)08Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 (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 9S (128GB)8 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)vs8 (128GB/6GB)9 Advantages Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-core (8nm)17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.05GHz 64bit Octa-core (12nm)
+6.67"4%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+5020 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5000 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+177 grams (6.2 ounces)18%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
395 PPIvs+411 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP21%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.73" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
18Wvs+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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

40 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
HDR10
60Hz
+33 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9S (128GB)8 (128GB/6GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAMRealme 8 RMX3085 (128GB + 6GB RAM) NFC
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiRealme
Release date4/30/2020, Announced: 3/23/20203/24/2021
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)73.9 x 160.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.32 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 11 / 12feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)64bit: MediaTek Helio G95 (MT6785V) (12nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.3GHz Kryo 465 Gold (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 465 Silver (Hexa-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.05GHz ARM Cortex-A76 (Dual-core)
6x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)ARM Mali-G76 MC4 (900MHz)
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)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.67" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display features450nits[typ]
HDR10
1000nits[peak]
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
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 Mbps300/150 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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 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, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119°
5MP macrof/2.41/5"1.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119°16mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.73" 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 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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
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.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
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)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Wired fast charging30W (5V/6A) Wired fast charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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- Colors: Cyber black, Punk black, Cyber silver
- Realme UI 2.0
- Back camera: Samsung HM2 sensor
- Front camera: Sony IMX471 sensor
- Stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Always-on display

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Realme 8 (128GB/6GB)
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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