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Summary
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Display

6.53" (16.59 cm)

1080x2340 px, 395 PPI

6.22" (15.8 cm)

720x1520 px, 270 PPI

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

1.95 GHz + 1.45 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

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

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

5020 mAh

5000 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

★★★★★
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4.3/5 based on 30,864 ratings

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4.4/5 based on 904,335 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 6, 2020 (Official)

October 12, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 9 Prime

Redmi 8 64GB

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

MIUI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

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, 18W

yes Fast, 18W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 163.3 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 9.1 mm

Height: 156.4 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm

Weight

198 grams

188 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic


Back: Plastic

Colours

Space Blue, Mint Green, Sunrise Flare, Matte Black

Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Emerald Green, Onxy Black

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

yes Splash proof

Display
Good
Average
Screen Size

6.53 " (16.59 cm)

6.22 " (15.8 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1520 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

19:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

395 ppi

270 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

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 (calculated)

83.06 %

81.48 %

Performance
Very Good
Good
Chipset

MediaTek Helio G80

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

Processor

Octa core (2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)

Octa core (1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.45 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G52

Adreno 505

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

21.0 s

25.0 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 50.4 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Dual

Resolution

13 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera(28 mm focal length, 3.1" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

12 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera(2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)2 MP, Depth Camera

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F1.8

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4128 x 3096 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

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

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

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(27 mm focal length)

8 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Flash

yes Screen flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

5020 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

yes Fast, 18W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

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

02h 52m 44s

02h 35m 06s

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 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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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 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..

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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SAR Value

Head: 0.854 W/kg, Body: 0.417 W/kg

Head: 0.339 W/kg, Body: 1.000 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Calling

yes

yes

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes Wireless FM

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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  • How to use Led Flash for notifications on Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime ?

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    Answered By Dia Rastogi | 3 months ago

    LED Flash Notifications first started appearing in Apple devices.

    However, looking at its popularity most of the Android phone makers have also added similar features to their devices.

    Just slide into your Settings Application > Accessibility > Hearing Options > Flash Alerts.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime here

  • Does Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime support OTG?

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    Answered By Abhishek Joshi | 3 months ago

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime would definitely be supporting OTG.

    Despite of being a Budget Friendly device, it comes with a host of connectivity options.

    All you would need is a USB Flashdrive / Hardisk and an OTG Cable.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime here

  • How much Watt charger does Xiaomi Redmi 8 provide in the box?

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    Answered By d189bd8a5d2af97f | 1 years ago
    10w in box and 18w fast charging support
  • How to insert sim card in Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime ?

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    Answered By Karan Dutta | 4 months ago

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime comes with a Uni-Body design.

    The device does not have a removable back panel .

    Thus, the device comes with an ejectable Sim Card Tray. The sim card tray can be easily ejected using a Sim Ejector Tool.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime here.

  • How to hide photos and videos on Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime ?

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    Answered By Girish Dasgupta | 3 months ago

    Most of the Xiaomi devices including this device comes with an in built vault.

    Just slide into your Gallery > Long Tap the desired Photo/Video > Tap on 'Move to Vault'. 

    Now, to access the vault, slide into your Gallery > Swipe Down > Enter the password > You will be redirected to Vault.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime here

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