Xiaomi Mi 9 SE vs Redmi Note 7: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi 9 SE vs Redmi Note 7. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.5
7.2
Performance & Hardware
7.5
6.9
Camera
8.4
7.1
Connectivity
7.6
7.1
Battery
5
6.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Mi9 SE, M1903F2G
Xiaomi Redmi Note7, Red Rice Note 7, Red Rice Note7, M1901F7G

Release Date

Release date
February 2019, 1 year ago
January 2019, 1 year ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.5 mm
147.5 mm
7.5 mm
75.2 mm
159.2 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
155 g
186 g
Usable surface
85 %
81 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Plastic, Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Pink
Black

Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal
5.97"
6.3"
Type
Amoled Samsung
LTPS LCD
Aspect Ratio
19.5:9
19.5:9
Resolution
1080 x 2340 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
432 Pixels per inch
409 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Brightnes 600 cd/m² (typ)
  • Always-On Display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 103% NTSC
  • HDR10
  • Frameless
  • Notch
  • 60000:1 contrast ratio
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • NTSC
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Print 3D Model
Redmi Note 7
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU
2x2.2 GHz Kryo 360+6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 360
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 616 GPU
Adreno 512

RAM

RAM
6 GB
3 GB
Type
LPDDR4X RAM
LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
226.183 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 85% of devices
166.147 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 78% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
32 GB
Type
UFS Storage 2.1
eMMC 5.1 Storage
SD Slot
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in screen
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

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

Camera

Triple rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX586 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.75
ISO
100 - 3200
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2.25
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV8856
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/4
Wide Angle lens
3
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3L6
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/3.1

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGM1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2
Portrait mode (depth)
2
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K5E8
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/5
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Triple camera
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Dual camera
Slow Motion Video
Yes
960 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
24.8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX576 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2.78
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Features
-
-

Connectivity

Networks

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • 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.

1.385 W/Kg on head
1.385 W/Kg on body
0.591 W/Kg on head
1.274 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

1.190 W/Kg on head
1.170 W/Kg on body
1.150 W/Kg on head
1.170 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3070 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
Yes, 18.0W
Yes, 18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

Software

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

Prices

Prices

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