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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: Price, specs, features comparison

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max offers better specifications than Redmi Note 9. Here is how the two phones far in terms of display, camera, and performance. 

The Redmi Note 9 features four rear cameras - 48MP primary sensor (Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1, f/1.79 aperture), 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor (118-degree field of view), 2MP macro sensor, and 2MP depth camera (autofocus). There is a 13MP camera on the front for selfies.
The Redmi Note 9 features four rear cameras - 48MP primary sensor (Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1, f/1.79 aperture), 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor (118-degree field of view), 2MP macro sensor, and 2MP depth camera (autofocus). There is a 13MP camera on the front for selfies. (HT Tech/Jhinuk Sen)

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series is quite popular in India. It is also one of the top-selling phones in the country. Xiaomi offers multiple phones under Redmi Note series that cover almost all price points in the budget segment. It may also get confusing at times which one to select. Here is a detailed comparison between Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max.

Price

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, as the name implies, is the cheaper among the two. The phone comes in 4GB+128GB, 4GB+64GB, and 6GB+128GB variants. The three variants are priced at 13,499, 11,999, and 14,999 respectively.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max also comes in three variants – 6GB+128GB, 6GB+64GB, and 8GB+128GB. The models are priced at 18,499, 16,999, and 19,999 respectively.

Display

Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max look identical to each other. Both phones have a punch-hole display camera. The back houses an elongated module that houses camera sensors and fingerprint sensor.

Redmi Note 9 has a 6.53-inch full HD+ dot display with 450nits brightness. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and anti-oil and an anti-fingerprint protective coating.

Redmi Note 9 Pro has a larger 6.67-inch full HD+ dot display with 450nits brightness. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and anti-oil and an anti-fingerprint protective coating.

The Redmi Note 9 comes in three colours - Aqua Green, Pebble Grey and Arctic White - with an Aura Balance design.
The Redmi Note 9 comes in three colours - Aqua Green, Pebble Grey and Arctic White - with an Aura Balance design. (HT Tech/Jhinuk Sen)

Camera

As expected, Redmi Note 9 and Note 9 Pro Max come with different camera specifications. Redmi Note 9 comes with a 48-megapixel AI quad-camera setup. This includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, 2-megapixel macro lens, and 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, it has a 13-megapixel selfie camera.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max comes with a 64-megapixel AI quad-camera setup. This features a 64-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, 5-megapixel macro sensor, and 2-megapixel depth sensor. It has a 32-megapixel front-facing camera.

Performance

Redmi Note 9 comes with MediaTek Helio G85 octa-core processor with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB built-in storage. It is powered by a 5,020mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB built-in storage. It also houses a 5,020mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.

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