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Summary
84%
82%
Display

6.53" (16.59 cm)

1080x2340 px, 395 PPI

6.5" (16.51 cm)

720x1600 px, 270 PPI

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2 GHz + 2 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

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

13 MP(Front)

12 MP + 8 MP + 2 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 15,014 ratings

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4.4/5 based on 362,605 ratings

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General
Launch Date

July 24, 2020 (Official)

January 15, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Realme

Model

Redmi Note 9

5i

Also Known As

Xiaomi Redmi 10X

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

MIUI

ColorOS

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, 22.5W

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 164.4 mm
Width: 75 mm
Thickness: 9 mm

Weight

200 grams

195 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic

Colours

Pebble Grey, Arctic White, Aqua Green

Aqua Blue, Forest Green

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

yes Splash proof

Display
Good
Average
Screen Size

6.53 " (16.59 cm)

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Bezel-less display

yes with punch-hole display

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

395 ppi

270 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

60 Hz

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

89 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.37 %

82.73 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

MediaTek Helio G85

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

Processor

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

Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G52

Adreno 610

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

23.0 s

24.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Quad

Resolution

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)

12 MP f/1.8 (upto 10x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(2.8" sensor size, 1.25µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.25, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)

Sensor

ISOCELL Plus

CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.79

F1.8

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 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)

Camera Features

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

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

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

Sensor

CMOS

Physical Aperture

F2.25

F2.0

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

5020 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Standby time

Up to 720 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 22.5W

no  No

USB Type-C

yes

no  No

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

02h 32m 20s

02h 44m 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 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 2600(band 38) / 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) / 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
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 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: 0.853 W/kg, Body: 0.433 W/kg

Head: 1.180 W/kg, Body: 0.631 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Calling

yes

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

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, Gyroscope

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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 cast my Realme 5i screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Mahima Jayaraman | 9 months ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast.
    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-

    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.
    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.
    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.



     

    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in.
    2. Open a Chromecast-enabled app.
    3. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension.

      Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    4. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.


    5. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.
    6. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.
    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.
    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same


    You can check more details here :Realme 5i

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