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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB) vs Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S vs Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC XXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)03Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S X
Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5160
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (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)3 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)vsPoco X3 NFC (128GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
+209 grams (7.32 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs215 grams (7.53 ounces)
+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+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)
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 13MP + 2MP + 2MP29%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.73" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 16MPvs+(front) 20MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
5020 mAhvs+5160 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+33W83%
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

42 Common items in both devices
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
HDR10
+35 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9S (128GB)Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAMXiaomi Poco X3 NFC M2007J20CG, M2007J20CT
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateApril, 2020September, 2020
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)76.8 x 165.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.51 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)215 grams (7.53 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SM7150-AC (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618Qualcomm Adreno 618
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 450 nits, HDR10120Hz, 450 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (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, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (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 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (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
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.2119º1.0µm
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 flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/3.4" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (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 Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + 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 Poco X3 NFC (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 (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- MIUI 11
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Cobalt Blue, Shadow Gray
- MIUI 12
- LiquidCool 1.0 heat pipe
- Silicone Case included
- Screen protector included
- Dual stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Google Pay
- Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh5160 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging33W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.96W/kg (head) | 0.4W/kg (body)0.77W/kg (head) | 0.61W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.72W/kg (head) | 0.98W/kg (body)0.56W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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