Redmi Note 8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Redmi Note 8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.7
Cost-effectiveness
8.9
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.3
8
Performance & Hardware
7.1
7.7
Camera
7.6
7.8
Connectivity
7.2
7.5
Battery
7
8.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Redmi Note8, Gingko, M1908C3JG
M2003J6A1G

Release Date

Release date
August 2019, 9 months ago
March 2020, 2 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.3 mm
158.3 mm
8.4 mm
76.7 mm
165.7 mm
8.8 mm
Weight
190 g
209 g
Usable surface
81 %
84 %
Materials
Plastic, Glass, P2i Nano coating
Plastic, P2i Nano coating
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

White

Blue

Red
Black

White

Blue

Screen

Diagonal
6.3"
6.67"
Type
LTPS LCD
LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio
19.5:9
20:9
Resolution
1080 x 2340 px
1080 x 2400 px
Density
409 Pixels per inch
395 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • Frameless
  • Notch
  • 2.5D curved glass glass
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • HDR10
  • Frameless
  • Notch
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification

Prototypes





Prototypes
Redmi Note 8
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
CPU
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 + 4x 1.7 GHz Kryo 260
2xCortex-A76 Kryo 465 Gold 2.3 GHz+6xCortex-A55 Kryo 465 Silver 1.8 GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 610
Qualcomm Adreno 618

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Type
--
LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
170.516 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 79% of devices
274.596 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 88% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
Type
eMMC 5.0 Storage
UFS Storage 2.1
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, on the side

Sensors

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

Others

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

Camera

Quad rear camera

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

Quad rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGM2
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.79
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2.25
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
Portrait mode (depth)
3
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC02M1
Type
CMOS
Aperture
Unknow
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Macro lens
4
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KE9
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • 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
  • 4K Video
  • Quadruple camera
  • Autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • 4K Video
  • Dual front camera
  • Quadruple camera
  • Night Mode
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
960 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV16A1Q
Type
CMOS
Aperture
Unknow
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
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)
  • 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)
  • B28 (700)
  • 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
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 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)
  • 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)
  • NavIC System

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • 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.

0.191 W/Kg on head
1.034 W/Kg on body
0.720 W/Kg on head
0.980 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
0.960 W/Kg on head
1.000 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4000 mAh
5020 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
Yes
Yes, 18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V11 (Android 9 P)
MIUI V11 (Android 10)

Prices

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