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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

Summary
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Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1440x2960 px, 514 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2340 px, 409 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

13 MP(Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

4000 mAh

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General
Launch Date

August 22, 2018 (Official)

March 5, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Xiaomi

Model

Galaxy Note 9

Redmi Note 7

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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 Quick, v2.0

yes Quick, v4.0

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 161.9 mm
Width: 76.4 mm
Thickness: 8.8 mm

Height: 159.2 mm
Width: 75.2 mm
Thickness: 8.1 mm

Weight

201 grams

185 grams

Colours

Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue, Snow White

Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

yes Splash proof

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Good
Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

514 ppi

409 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.42 %

81.21 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Processor

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M3 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP18

Adreno 512

RAM

6 GB

3 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 109 GB

Up to 21.5 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Excellent
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

12 MP + 2 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.5 - F2.4

F2.2

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes Dual optical image stabilization

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 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

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

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

Video Recording

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

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

13 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F2.0

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

4000 mAh

4000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Standby time

Up to 251 Hours(2G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v2.0

yes Quick, v4.0

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

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

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

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 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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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 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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SAR Value

Head: 0.962 W/kg, Body: 0.838 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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