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Samsung Galaxy M21 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

Summary
86%
87%
Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.67" (16.94 cm)

1080x2400 px, 395 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.3 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

5020 mAh

29 h talktime (2G)

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 25,380 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 18, 2020 (Official)

March 17, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Xiaomi

Model

Galaxy M21

Redmi Note 9 Pro

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

yes Fast, 18W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 159 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Height: 165.7 mm
Width: 76.6 mm
Thickness: 8.8 mm

Weight

188 grams

209 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic


Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

Display
Very Good
Good
Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.67 " (16.94 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with punch-hole display

Pixel Density

403 ppi

395 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.02 %

84.62 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 465 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 465)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

Adreno 618

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

23.0 s

26.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Triple

Quad

Resolution

48 MP f/2.0 (upto 4x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

48 MP f/1.79 (upto 10x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(2.25" sensor size, 1.6µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.4 Camera(1.12µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(1.75µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F1.79

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 960 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

20 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera

16 MP Primary Camera(1µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.2

Flash

no  No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

6000 mAh

5020 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 29 Hours(2G)

Standby time

Up to 492 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

yes Fast, 18W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

02h 09m 47s

02h 15m 07s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.468 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Calling

yes

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Side

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 support OTG?

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    Answered By Kavya Rangan | 3 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does support OTG but the user would have to buy a USB Type-C OTG cable.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 support VoLTE in both the sim slot?

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    Answered By Nischal Chauhan | 3 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does support VoLTE in both the SIMs and the device is also Dual Standby.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

  • Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro support NFC?

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    Answered By Aftab Shan | 3 months ago

    No, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro doesn't have the NFC feature and it is quite obvious as this feature generally comes with the upper mid-range phones.

    Check what NFC is-


    Check Full Device Specifications Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 have a Knox security?

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    Answered By Anusha Mistry | 2 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does have the Knox security which means a set of features and pre-installed apps in the device.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21 

  • Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro support VOLTE ?

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    Answered By Aashish Kumar | 6 months ago

    Yes,  Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro supports VoLTE in both the SIM slots since VoLTE works on bands 3,5 and 40 and both the SIM slots in Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro supports band 3 and 40. You can use two Jio SIMs at a time in Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro.

    You can go to this link for complete specs: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

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