Redmi Note 9 was launched on Thursday at Xiaomi’s Global Event. This is the fourth smartphone of this series and comes as an upgrade to Redmi Note 8. The Redmi Note 8 was launched in October last year. Both the Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 8 models come with a quad rear camera setup, but their design is quite different. While the Redmi Note 9 comes with a hole-punch display at the front, the Redmi Note 8 was launched in the market with a waterdrop style notch. The new Redmi Note 9 also has a larger display and larger battery than the Redmi Note 8. Of course, Redmi Note 9 is a new phone, so it brings some changes compared to the previous model, but how many? If you are also sitting with this question in mind, then here we are going to tell you the difference between Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 8.
Redmi Note 9 vs Redmi Note 8: price
The Redmi Note 9 is not currently introduced in India. Its global variant’s 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage costs $ 199 and its 4 GB RAM + 128 GB storage is priced at $ 249 (about Rs 18,900). It will be sold in Forest Green, Polar White, Midnight Gray colors. Its sale will start in the select market in May.
The Redmi Note 8 was launched in India in October last year, but in February the company slightly increased the price of its 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, after which it was priced at Rs 10,500 (previously Rs 9,999). is. The phone’s 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage model costs Rs 12,999. Redmi Note 8 is available in India in Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple, and Space Black.
Redmi Note 9 vs Redmi Note 8 Specifications
Dual-SIM Redmi Note 9 runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10. It has a 6.53-inch full-HD + (1,080×2,340 pixels) IPS display, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The aspect ratio is 19.5: 9. The MediaTek Helio G85 processor is used on the phone. There are 3 GB and 4 GB RAM for Jugalbandi. There are two options for inbuilt storage – 64 GB and 128 GB. MicroSD card up to 128 GB can be used if needed.
At the same time, the dual-sim Redmi Note 8 out of the box runs on the MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie. It has a 6.39 inch full-HD + (1080×2340 pixels) display. It comes with 90 percent screen to body ratio and 19.5: 9 aspect ratio. The front and back panels of the phone have Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has a waterdrop notch. The handset has 6 GB of RAM with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. Inbuilt storage is up to 128 GB. The phone has a separate slot for a microSD card (up to 512 GB).
Redmi Note 9 vs Redmi Note 8 camera
Like the rest of the Redmi Note 9 series phones, it also has a quad-camera setup, which has got a place in the square module. There is a 48 megapixel Samsung GM1 primary sensor, with an f / 1.79 lens. There is also an 8-megapixel secondary camera, with an ultra-wide-angle f / 2.2 lens. Apart from this, there is a 2-megapixel depth camera and a 2-megapixel macro camera. Redmi Note 9 has a 13-megapixel selfie camera.
The camera specification of Redmi Note 8 is similar to that of Redmi Note 9. Even the selfie camera is similar. There is a difference in design though. In the Redmi Note 9, where the setup is given in the middle above the back, on the other hand, the camera setup in the Redmi Note 8 is set in the upper left-back. The selfie camera in the Redmi Note 9 comes in a hole-punch cutout and the selfie camera in the Redmi Note 8 is given in Waterdrop Notch.
Redmi Note 9 vs Redmi Note 8 Battery
Redmi Note 9 has a 5,020 mAh battery. It supports 18W fast charging. Xiaomi has given a 22.5-watt fast charger in the retail box. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, infrared blaster, GPS, and A-GPS. The fingerprint sensor on the back is present just below the quad-camera setup.
At the same time, Redmi Note 8 has a 4,000 mAh battery. It comes with 18 Watt fast charging support, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, and IR blaster. Connectivity features include GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth 4.2, and Wi-Fi Direct. The dimensions of the phone are 158.3×75.3×8.35 millimeters and weighing 188 grams. The proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, acceleration sensor, gyroscope, digital compass, and rear fingerprint sensor are part of this phone.