Realme 6i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Realme 6i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.8 Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.3 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 6.6 Design & Materials 7.5 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 7.2 Performance & Hardware 7.1 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.3 Camera 7.4 Camera
Connectivity score 6.8 Connectivity 7.9 Connectivity
Battery score 8.3 Battery 8.4 Battery

User reviews

User score --
7.2
43 opinions

Summary

Inches 6.52" 6.53"
Resolution HD+ FHD+
Usable surface 83% useful 83% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 19.5:9
Dimensions 75.4 mm
164.4 mm
9.0 mm
77.2 mm
162.3 mm
8.9 mm
Weight 199 g 199 g
Micro Helio G80
Octa-Core
Helio G85
Octa-Core
RAM 4 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 203.078
v8
205.946
v8
Battery 5000 mAh 5020 mAh
Main Camera 1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.8

2 3 4
1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.79
S5KGM1
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 13 Mpx · ƒ/2.25
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand Realme Xiaomi
Aliases RMX2040 M2003J15SG

Release Date

Release date March 2020,
7 months ago
April 2020,
6 months ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Realme 6i
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Realme 6i
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Size
75.4 mm
164.4 mm
9.0 mm
Print 3D Model
77.2 mm
162.3 mm
8.9 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 199 g 199 g
Usable surface 83 % 83 %
Materials Plastic Plastic, P2i Nano coating
Resistance - IP53
Colors
White

Green
White

Blue

Green

Screen

Diagonal 6.52" 6.53"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 20:9 19.5:9
Resolution HD+
720 x 1600 px
FHD+
1080 x 2340 px
Density 269 Pixels per inch 395 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Brightnes 480 cd/m² (typ)
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • 84% NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
--
7.6
Do you think it's a nice phone?
--
9.4
Is it comfortable?
--
8.8
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
--
7.3
Number of reviews
--
43 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model MediaTek Helio G80 MediaTek Helio G85
CPU 2x Cortex-A75 2.0 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 1.8 GHz 2x Cortex-A75 2.0 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 12 nm 12 nm
Frequency 2 GHz 2 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 Arm Mali-G52 MC2 950MHz

RAM

RAM 4 GB 3 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 128 GB 64 GB
Type eMMC 5.1 Storage UFS Storage 2.1
SD Slot Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
--
7.0
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
--
6.8
What's your experience been with demanding games?
--
5.9
Number of reviews
--
43 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Quad rear camera Quad rear camera
1
Tipo de cámara

Standard

Standard
Resolution 48 Mpx 48 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Samsung S5KGM1
Type CMOS ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.79
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size -- 1/2
2
Tipo de cámara

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Unknown
Type
--
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.3
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--
3
Tipo de cámara

Macro lens

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Unknown
Type
--
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.70 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--
4
Tipo de cámara

Black & white

Macro lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Unknown
Type
--
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--

Features

Flash LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Tipo de cámara

Dedicada

Dedicada
Resolution 16 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.25
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.00 µm 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
--
8.2
Quality of nighttime photos
--
6.5
Quality of selfies
--
7.4
Does it have a powerful flash?
--
7.9
Number of reviews
--
43 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • 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
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GPS (L1+L5)

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • 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.

-- 0.795 W/Kg on head
1.138 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

-- 0.840 W/Kg on head
1.090 W/Kg on body

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
--
8.5
Quality of the GPS
--
8.5
And the WiFi?
--
8.9
Number of reviews
--
43 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5000 mAh
5020 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
18.0W
Yes,
18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
--
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 5%
    Less than a day
  • 23%
    One day
  • 56%
    More than one day
  • 16%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
--
43 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • RealmeUI (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • MIUI V12 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
--
  • 2%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 84%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 14%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
--
  • 3%
    Never
  • 3%
    Once a year
  • 41%
    Every six months
  • 54%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
--
43 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

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