Realme 6i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro – Which is the best budget device for you?

Realme 6i and Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro.Realme, Xiaomi
Realme today announced the launch of its latest budget device, the Realme 6i in India. The device is the rebranded version of the Realme 6s that was launched in Europe in May.

The main highlight of the Realme 6i includes the 90Hz refresh rate display, making it the most affordable device with such a display. The device competes with the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro. In this post, we compare the two devices to help you decide which device you should buy.


Realme 6i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro: Price

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Realme 6iPriceXiaomi Redmi Note 9 ProPrice
4GB + 64GB₹12,9994GB + 64GB₹13,999
6GB + 64GB₹14,9996GB + 128GB₹16,999

The Realme 6i will be available from Flipkart and Realme online store in Eclipse Black and Lunar White colour options starting from July 31.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro will be available on Amazon India, Xiaomi online store, and Mi Home stores in Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black colour options on July 28.

Realme 6i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro: Specifications

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DeviceRealme 6iXiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Display size6.5-inch6.67-inch
Resolution2400 x 1080 pixels2400 x 1080 pixels
Refresh rate90Hz60Hz
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Android versionAndroid 10 with Realme UIAndroid 10 with MIUI 12
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G90TQualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Rear camera48MP primary48MP primary
8MP ultra-wide-angle lens8MP ultra-wide-angle lens
2MP mono sensor2MP depth sensor
2MP macro sensor5MP macro sensor
Selfie camera16MP primary16MP primary
Fingerprint sensorSide-mountedSide-mounted
Battery4,300mAh5,020mAh
Fast charge30W18W

Realme 6i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro: Display

The Realme 6i features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. There is punch-hole notch on the top left corner of the device.

Coming to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro, it features a slightly bigger 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 60Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device features a centre punch-hole notch for the selfie camera.

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The Realme 6i with a higher refresh rate will offer a smoother experience.

Realme 6i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro: Design
Realme 6iRealme

The Realme 6i features a plastic body with a gradient design at the back. The device features a vertically aligned rear camera setup and sports Realme branding at the back.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 ProXiaomi

On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro features a glass back with Aura Balance design and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device features a rectangular camera module and comes with Redmi branding at the back.
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