Difference Detailed, how different Redmi 9 and Redmi 8 are from each other? – TechWeu

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Xiaomi launched Redmi 9 on Thursday and this smartphone is an upgrade of Redmi 8 launched in 2019. This phone runs on the MediaTek Helio G80 chipset and comes equipped with a 5,020mAh battery. The Redmi 9 comes with a quad rear camera setup instead of the dual rear cameras present in the Redmi 8 and both phones include an 8-megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling. So, if you are wondering how these two phones of Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi stack up against each other, then here we are comparing them.


Redmi 9 vs Redmi 8: Price compared

Redmi 9 Has been introduced in Spain and its 3GB + 32GB storage option costs 149 euros (about Rs. 12,800). Its 4 GB + 64 GB storage option costs 179 euros (about Rs 15,300). Pre-orders for Redmi phones will start from June 15, and during pre-orders, the 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM variants of Redmi 9 will be priced at 139 euros (about Rs 11,900) and 169 euros (about Rs 14,500) respectively. It can be purchased at a price. The phone will be available for sale in Spain on June 18 via online and offline retailers.

another side, Redmi 8 The 4 GB + 64 GB storage variant is available for purchase in India for Rs 9,499. The phone has been introduced in Emerald Green, Onex Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue color options.

Redmi 9 vs Redmi 8: Specifications compared

The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi 9 features a 6.53-inch full-HD + (1,080×2,340 pixels) display with Waterdrop styled notch, 19.59 aspect ratios, 394 PPI pixel density, and 400 nits brightness. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone works on a 2 GHz MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor and comes with Mali-G 52 GPU and 4 GB of RAM. Internal storage supports up to 64 GB, which is also an option to expand using a dedicated microSD card slot.

On the other hand, Dual-SIM Redmi 8 runs on the MUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie. It has a 6.22-inch HD + (720×1,520 pixels) dot notch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has up to 4 GB of RAM with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. Xiaomi has given up to 64 GB of storage in its Redmi 8. The handset has support for microSD cards up to 512 GB.

The Redmi 9 has a quad-camera setup at the rear, with a 13-megapixel primary sensor with f / 2.2 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens with f / 2.2 aperture and 118-degree field-of-view, 5 with f / 2.4 aperture – Megapixel macro shooter and 2-megapixel depth sensor are included. The rear camera has features such as a kaleidoscope, ultra-wide-angle mode, macro mode, portrait mode, and 1080p recording support at 30fps. Redmi 9 has an 8-megapixel selfie camera with F / 2.0 aperture and 77.8-degree field-of-view. Front camera features include palm shutter, portrait mode, HDR, screen flash, self-timer, and more.

Talk about Redmi 8 at the same time, it has a dual rear camera setup. The primary camera is 12 megapixels. It is a Sony IMX363 sensor and has an F / 1.8 lens. It has a 2-megapixel sensor. It is worth noting that the primary sensor used in this phone has also been used in Mi Mix 2S and Poco F1. Apart from this, the camera setup is equipped with AI Portrait and AI Scene Detection. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front. It has features equipped with Artificial Intelligence.

Redmi 9 18W Quick Charge 3.0 comes with a large 5,020 mAh battery with fast charging support. The company provides a 10W charger inside the box. The Redmi 9 AI also supports Face Unlock and comes with a rear fingerprint sensor. Redmi 8 has a 5,000 mAh battery. It supports fast charging of 18 watts. However, a 10 W charger has been given in the retail box.

The dimensions of Redmi 9 are 163.32×77.01×9.01 millimeters and weighing 198 grams. The Redmi 8 is smaller and lighter than its successor. Its dimensions are 156.3×75.4×9.4 millimeters and weighing 188 grams.

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