Redmi took the stage to announce its Realme 6 Pro rival today. Interestingly, it didn’t announce a Redmi Note 9. Instead, the company announced two Note 9 Pro variants. Since budget phones are getting better with each generation, here is a quick look at the specs of the two latest phones side by side. Here’s a Realme 6 Pro vs Redmi Note 9 Pro spec comparison.
The Realme 6 Pro features a 6.6-inch capacitive LCD display that has an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 90Hz refresh rate. The screen contrast is 1500:1. Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and it has an oleophobic coating as well.
In contrast, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max comes equipped with a 6.67-inch LCD display. It features a 2400 x 1080 pixel resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio, which the company calls Cinematic screen. There is no high refresh rate on the screen and it offers a 60Hz refresh rate. Further, the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The Realme 6 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Snapdragon 720G SoC, paired with Adreno 618 GPU. It comes in two LPDDR4x RAM options: 6GB and 8GB. Moreover, there are two storage options as well: 64GB and 128GB of 2.1 onboard storage. It can be expanded by up to 256GB through a dedicated microSD card slot.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is also powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G 8nm Mobile Platform, paired with Adreno 618 GPU. It comes in two LPDDR4x RAM options of 6GB and 8GB with 128 GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage. Further, it is expandable by up to 256GB with a dedicated microSD card slot.
The Realme 6 Pro comes with quad rear camera setup. It includes a 64MP Samsung GW1 primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens + an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor + a 12MP telephoto lens with + 2MP macro shooter. The macro lens has a focal length of 4cm. The system supports up to 4K video recording at 30fps frame rate and has 20x hybrid zoom. It has features like 64MP Mode, Ultra Steady Video, Ultra Steady Max Video, Night Mode and more. On the front lies a dual 16MP + 8MP selfie shooter.
The cameras come with features like Ultra Steady Video, Portrait Mode, Timelapse, Panoramic view, Beauty Mode, HDR, Face-Recognition, Night Mode, and Bokeh Effect Control.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max sports a quad rear camera setup. It consists of a 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.89 aperture PDAF, EIS, 0.8μm pixel size, LED flash, and EIS + an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 119-degree field of view + a 5MP 2cm macro lens + a 2MP depth sensor. On the front lies a 32MP selfie shooter. It can shoot 4k at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps/30fps and 720p at 30fps.
Moreover, the camera has features like RAW photography support, Night Mode. Pro Colour, Portraiture, 21:9 frame and more.Video Pro mode, Slow-Mo selfie.
The Realme 6 Pro packs a 4,300mAh battery that supports 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 fast charging technology. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NavIC, and a USB Type-C port. Moreover, the phone comes with a superlinear speaker and supports Dolby Atmos as well as Hi-Res Sound Quality features. It sports a 3.5mm headphone jack as well. Further, the handset has dual SIM support and alongside a dedicated microSD card slot.
On the other hand, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max packs a 5,020mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The fast charger comes inside the box with the phone. Further, it supports Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, VoWiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS, NavIC and USB Type-C. Further, it comes with an infrared sensor as well as the 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Realme 6 Pro measures 163.9mm × 75.8 x 9.4mm and weighs 195 grams. It features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor as well. The frame is made out of plastic, whereas the back cover is made out of glass. It comes in Lightning Blue and Lightning Orange colour options.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max sports an “Aura Balance Design”, which includes Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front, back as well as the camera module. It sports a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It comes with a P21 coating for splash resistance. The device measures 165.5mm x 76.68mm x 8.8mm and weighs 209 grams. It comes in Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black colour options.
Realme 6 Pro price in India starts at Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while its 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model is priced at Rs 17,999. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option will be made available for Rs 18,999.
On the other hand, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max price in India starts at Rs 14,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model. Moreover, the 6GB + 128GB model costs Rs 16,999 and the 8GB + 128GB variant is priced at Rs 18,999.