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Summary
74%
84%
Display

5.99" (15.21 cm)

1080x2160 px, 403 PPI

6.53" (16.59 cm)

1080x2340 px, 395 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2 GHz + 2 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

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

13 MP(Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

5020 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 16,752 ratings

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General
Launch Date

February 22, 2018 (Official)

July 24, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi Note 5

Redmi Note 9

Also Known As

Xiaomi Redmi 10X

Operating System

Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

MIUI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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

no  No

yes Fast, 22.5W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 158.5 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 8 mm

Height: 161.4 mm
Width: 76.7 mm
Thickness: 8.7 mm

Weight

180 grams

200 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue

Pebble Grey, Arctic White, Aqua Green

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

Display
Good
Good
Screen Size

5.99 " (15.21 cm)

6.53 " (16.59 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with punch-hole display

Pixel Density

403 ppi

395 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

77.48 %

84.37 %

Performance
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953

MediaTek Helio G85

Processor

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

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

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 506

Mali-G52

RAM

3 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

23.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Quad

Resolution

12 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera(1.25µm pixel size)

48 MP f/1.79 Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(5.0" sensor size)

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F1.79

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

5 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera

13 MP f/2.25 Primary Camera(3" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.25

Flash

yes LED Flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Excellent
Capacity

4000 mAh

5020 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Standby time

Up to 408 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

no  No

yes Fast, 22.5W

USB Type-C

no  No

yes

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

02h 32m 20s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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) / 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) / 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) / 1900(band 2) / 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: 0.751 W/kg, Body: 0.545 W/kg

Head: 0.853 W/kg, Body: 0.433 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Calling

yes

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
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, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Applications

WPS Office, Hungama, Amazon apps, Microsoft Skype Lite, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Photos, Duo, Play Music, Chrome, Gmail, Drive, YouTube and Maps

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  • How to record calls on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 ?

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    Answered By Anusha Sharma | 9 months ago

    Maximum smartphones have an inbuilt call recording feature these days. You just need to tap on the cassette symbol to start the recording. Still, there are phones which do not have this feature inbuilt. For such phones, you can install the ACR app.

    1. : Download the ACR call recording app from the play store. 



    2. : Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the Image below


    3. : Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. : There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    5. : Enable it and enjoy the app.



      You can check our the video:



      You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 here: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
  • Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 support 5G?

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    Answered By Atul Rangan | 9 months ago

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is VoLTE device.

    The device comes with Dual 4G Bands and lets the user to enjoy 4G services on both the Sim Cards simultaneously.

    However, the device does not support 5G service as it is still in testing phase in India.

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


  • How to enable 4G on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 ?

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    Answered By Ekta Mehta | 9 months ago

    Check the following steps to switch the network to 4G:-

    1. Tap on Menu and select Settings.
    2. on Tethering and Networks or Mobile Networks.
    3. Tap on Network Mode, then tap on LTE.

    You can watch the below video for more clarity:

    You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 here: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
  • How to set custom ringtone on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 ?

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    Answered By Ishika Pawan | 9 months ago

    Well, sometimes you watch some movie and you want its tune as your ringtone. Happens right? It happened with me last when I watched Sherlock. Remember that violin tune.? Yes, so I got the tone and copied it to my phone by simply emailing and downloading it to the email ID configured on my phone.

    1. Once there, navigate to Settings
    2. Open the sound section
    3. Find Phone Ringtone option and open it
    4. Select local ringtone and select the ringtone which was copied
    So, you are done. Each time your phone rings, you listen to your favorite tune.
    You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 here: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
  • How to enable dual VoLTE in Xiaomi Redmi Note 5?

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    Answered By Irya Chauhan | 1 years ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.


    1. Go to Settings > Call Settings (Sim and Network)
    2. Tap Cellular networks > Enable Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    Alternatively, you can follow a much easier way:


    1. You can simply dial *#*#4636#*#* 
    2. Choose Phone information.
    3. Click " Phone Information" and Toggle VOLTE Provisioned.
    4. Restart the phone and you are done.


    You can check the below video to get more clarity:




    Specs: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

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