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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T XXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)12Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

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05PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
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)12 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)vsRedmi Note 8T (128GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+6.67"6%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 13MP
+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
+5020 mAh26%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+200 grams (7 ounces)4%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)2%
Thinner
395 PPIvs+409 PPI4%
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.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

39 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (111GB available)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front/back
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
+32 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
ModelRedmi Note 9S (128GB)Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAMXiaomi Note 8T M1908C3XG (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release date4/30/2020, Announced: 3/23/202011/1/2019
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)75.4 x 161.15 millimeters (2.97 x 6.34 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (SM6125) (11nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 610
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)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (111GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 450nits[typ]
HDR10
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
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 Mbps600/150 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 Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119°
5MP macrof/2.41.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
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 lens26mm 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 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 pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
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, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
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 (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, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5020 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
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
- MIUI 11
- Colors: Stellar blue, Moon white, Midnight gray
- MIUI 10
- Google Pay

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T (128GB)
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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