Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S

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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
403 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

77.44 %
84.42 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 618

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5020 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

5 MP (Flash)
16 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches (158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm)
6.53 x 3.02 x 0.35 inches (165.75 x 76.68 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
7.37 oz (209 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Interstellar grey, Aurora blue, Glacier white

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Infrared

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Power adapter, USB cable, Warranty card, User guide, SIM insertion tool, Ultra-slim case
22.5W Wire charger, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

MSRP

 
$ 249
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