Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 vs realme 8i: Side by Side Specs Comparison

This is a side-by-side smartphone specs comparison of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and realme 8i. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 has a 6.53-inch display, MediaTek Helio G85 processor, quad cameras, 4G LTE connectivity, and 5020mAh battery.

Meanwhile, the realme 8i has a 6.6-inch display, MediaTek Helio G96 processor, triple cameras, 4G LTE connectivity, and 5000mAh battery.

SpecsXiaomi Redmi Note 9realme 8i
Image & Ratings Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
3.5/5 stars (391 ratings)
× realme 8i
3.6/5 stars (90 ratings)
Screen6.53-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display (1080 x 2340 Pixels, 395 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio & Punch-hole6.6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display (1080 x 2400 Pixels, 400 ppi) with 20:9 Aspect Ratio, 120Hz Refresh Rate, and punch-hole
OSAndroid 10 with MIUI 11Android 11 with realme UI 2.0
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G85MediaTek Helio G96
CPUOcta Core CPU
2x Cortex-A75 @ 2.0GHz & 6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz
Octa Core CPU
2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.05GHz & 6x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
GPUMali-G52 MC2Mali-G57 MC2
RAM 3GB or 4GB of RAM 4GB or 6GB of RAM
Rear CameraQuad Cameras:
48MP Main Camera (f/1.79 Aperture, Autofocus)
8MP Ultra-wide (f/2.2 Aperture, 118° FOV)
2MP Macro (f/2.4 Aperture)
2MP Depth Sensor
-LED Flash
-1080p Video Recording
Triple Cameras:
50MP Main Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, Autofocus)
2MP Macro (f/2.4 Aperture)
2MP Depth Sensor
-LED Flash
-Up to 1080p Video Recording
Front Camera 13 Megapixels (f/2.25 Aperture)
16 Megapixels (f/2.05 Aperture)
Storage64GB or 128GB64GB 128GB
Expansion 512GB via microSD 512GB via microSD
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Networks 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
NFCYesNo
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.1
InfraredYes
PositionA-GPS, GLONASS & BeiDouGPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and BeiDou
USB OTGYesYes
USBUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
3.5mm Audio JackYesYes
Audio EnhancementSmart PANone
FM RadioYesNo
Sensors Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Battery5020 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
18W Fast Charging
5000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
18W Fast Charging
MaterialPlasticGlass Front, Plastic Back
Size162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9 mm164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm
Weight199 g194 g
ColorsMidnight Grey, Forest Green and Polar WhiteSpace Black and Space Purple
Launch DateApril 30, 2020November 16, 2021
Price7,990.00 - Official price of 3GB RAM + 64GB storage version in the Philippines
9,990.00 - Official price of 4GB RAM + 128GB storage version in the Philippines
9,990.00 - Official price of 4/64GB version in the Philippines
11,990.00 - Official price of 6/128GB version in the Philippines
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