LG Q9 VS. Redmi Note 8: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: LG Q9 VS. Redmi Note 8. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
8.8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.2
7.4
Performance & Hardware
7.2
7.4
Camera
6.4
7.9
Connectivity
6.5
7.2
Battery
4.7
7.3

Basics

Brand

Brand
LG
Aliases
LM-Q925S
Xiaomi Redmi Note8, Gingko, M1908C3JG

Release Date

Release date
January 2019, 1 year ago
August 2019, 5 months ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
71.9 mm
153.2 mm
7.9 mm
75.3 mm
158.3 mm
8.4 mm
Weight
159 g
190 g
Usable surface
83 %
81 %
Materials
Glass
Glass, P2i Nano coating, Plastic
Resistance
IP68
MIL-STD-810G
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Red
Black

Blue

Red

White

Screen

Diagonal
6.1"
6.3"
Type
LCD IPS
LTPS LCD
Resolution
1440 x 3120 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
563 Pixels per inch
409 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Frameless
  • HDR10
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Medium-sized Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Frameless
  • LED Notifications
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Redmi Note 8
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.4GHz + 2x1.6GHz
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 + 4x 1.7 GHz Kryo 260
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.4 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530
Qualcomm Adreno 610

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
165.000
Overall performance better than 81% of devices
170.516 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 82% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
15.9 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Quad rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGM1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.79
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2
Wide Angle lens
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV8856
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/4
Macro lens
3
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV02A10
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8
Portrait mode (depth)
4
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV02A10
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Quadruple camera
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SAP/SIM/rSAP (SIM Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • USB Host 3.0
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

--
0.191 W/Kg on head
1.034 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

--
0.374 W/Kg on head
0.987 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
MIUI V11 (Android 9 P)

Prices

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