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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB) vs Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)

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

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite XXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)09Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4030
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)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)vsMi 9 Lite (128GB)8 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+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
vsHDR8
+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+6.67"4%
Larger screen
vs6.39"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP9%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP
+5020 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4030 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)
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+179 grams (6.27 ounces)17%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)1%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
395 PPIvs+403 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 16MPvs+(front) 32MP101%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

39 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+32 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9S (128GB)Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAMXiaomi 9 Lite M1904F3BG (Global), Xiaomi Pyxis
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateApril, 2020September, 2019
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)74.5 x 156.8 millimeters (2.93 x 6.17 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618Qualcomm Adreno 616 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.67" inches6.39" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 450 nits, HDR1060Hz, 430 nits, HDR8
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (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 Mbps800/150 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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (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 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (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
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119º
5MP macrof/2.41.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"13mm
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2" 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 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels6528x4896 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 pixel1.6µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (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 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
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 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (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 (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- MIUI 11
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, White
- MIUI 10
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh4030 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.96W/kg (head) | 0.4W/kg (body)1.19W/kg (head) | 1.15W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.72W/kg (head) | 0.98W/kg (body)1.42W/kg (head) | 1.4W/kg (body)
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