Continuing the truly loved Redmi Series, Redmi has launched the Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. Let us see how the Note 9 Pro compares to some of its competitors and even its predecessor.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Price: ₹ 14,000
Since the launch of the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi was claiming the Helios Processors to be more superior than the Snapdragon alternatives but with the switch to the Snapdragon processor that seems to fade away now.
- Snapdragon 720G
- 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
- 5020mAh with support for 18W Fast Charing (Fast charger not provided in the box)
- 6.67 inches 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio Display
- MicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Fingerprint (side-mounted)
48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1.0µm
The Redmi Note 9 Pro supports the Snapdragon 720G which makes it the cheapest phone to have a 730G processor in it. This is also reflected in the overall performance of the phone which has improved from the Note 8 Pro.
Although because of the bad optimization on the Snapdragon 730G the gaming performance is not good compared to the Note 8 Pro or even the Real me 6. Because of the same reason, it is not recommended to buy the Note 9 Pro for play Pubg. If you are aiming to get a phone around this price range then the Note 8 Pro and phones like the Poco F1 offer way better performance in the gaming department.
Compared to the Note 8 Pro and the Real me 6 the camera on the Note 9 Pro provides inferior quality photos. But an alternative to increasing the quality would be to install Gcam. With Gcam installed on the Note 9 Pro, it competes with the Note 8 Pro and even outperforms the Realme 6. Although the photo quality might not be the best the video quality is certainly the best in this price segment. With the Stabilisation turned on, Redmi Note 9 Pro is unbeatable in the video department. The Redmi Note 9 Pro would be the best phone to shoot videos within its price segment.
Redmi has provided a 5020 mAh battery in the Note 9 Pro which reflects on the screen time too. If you are looking for a phone which has the best battery life then hands down this is the best phone. With the screen on times exceeding from that of the Note 8 Pro and the Real me 6, the Redmi Note 9 Pro can very easily last an entire day with some juice left.
Also because of the Widevine l1 support, Note 9 Pro can stream Full HD content without any problems. Overall if you looking for a well-balanced phone than the Redmi Note 9 Pro is a good option to consider. With great built quality supporting glass back it does not feel cheap in hand too.