Xiaomi Mi 9 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro are two currently very popular smartphone models. Which one is better and which is more profitable to buy?
Xiaomi Mi 9 is a smartphone weighing 173 grams and dimensions of 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm. It has a screen size of 6.39 inches. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has a weight of 199 grams and dimensions 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm. It has a screen size of 6.53 inches. Xiaomi Mi 9 is therefore lighter and more handy, with a slightly smaller screen diagonal. The resolution in both cases is the same: 1080 x 2340 px. Redmi Note 8 Pro has an additional 3.5mm audio jack.
Xiaomi Mi 9 has a main camera 48 MP as well as 16 MP and 12 MP. For the Redmi Note model it is 64 MP and 8 MP and 2 MP and 2 MP. Specifications for lovers of taking pictures with smartphones are very similar and this criterion should rather not be overwhelming. Video recording by the main camera is definitely better in the case of Redmi Note 8 Pro (2160 x 60 fps compared to 2160 x 30 fps).
In terms of battery power, the Redmi Note 8 Pro model wins - 4500 mAh. The Mi 9 model has a 3300 mAh battery. Both models support fast charging, but only the latter can be conveniently charged wirelessly.
The speed of RAM on both phones is the same. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with Mi 9 (1 x 2.84 GHz and 3 x 2.42 GHz and 4 x 1.8 GHz) is slightly faster compared to the MediaTek Helio G90T (2 x 2.05 used in Redmi Note 8 GHz and 6 x 2 GHz). Smartphones also have integrated LTE. RAM memory is the same 8 GB.
Xiaomi Mi 9 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro use the well-known Android 9.0 Pie system, which in this case works really well. Download speed works in favor of the first model (1200 MB / s compared to half the value in the Redmi Note 8 Pro model).
Xiaomi Mi 9 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro are comparable mid-price phones, which differ in rather details. However, the price works in favor of the latter model, so the user of the phone before buying should think about what he cares about the most.