Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – Which device should you go for?

Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro MaxSamsung, Xiaomi
  • Samsung has launched the Galaxy A31, the company’s latest mid-ranger in India.
  • The device competes with the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in the mid-range segment.
  • The Galaxy A31 is available from e-commerce portals and offline retailers across the country.
Samsung has announced its latest mid-range device, the Galaxy A31 as the successor of the Galaxy A30 that was launched last year. The device competes with the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and the Realme 6 Pro.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max was launched in March and is priced starting at ₹16,499 and is available in three variants. In this post, we will compare the new Galaxy A31 with the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max to help you decide which device to go for.

Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: Price

Samsung Galaxy A31PriceXiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro MaxPrice2
6GB + 128GB₹21,9996GB + 64GB₹16,499
--6GB + 128GB₹17,999
--8GB + 128GB₹19,999

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The Samsung Galaxy A31 is available from Amazon India, Flipkart, Samsung online store and retail stores across the country in Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Blue, Prism Crush Red and Prism Crush White color options.

On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will be available on June 10 at 12 noon via Amazon India, Mi online store and Mi Home stores across the country in Interstellar Black, Aurora Blue and Glacier White color options.

Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: Specifications

DeviceSamsung Galaxy A31Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Display size6.4-inch6.67-inch
Resolution2400 x 1080 pixels2400 x 1080 pixels
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
ProtectionNot knownCorning Gorilla Glass 5
Android versionAndroid 10 with OneUI 2.0Android 10 with MIUI 11
ChipsetMediaTek Helio P65Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Rear camera48MP primary64MP primary
8MP ultra-wide-angle lens8MP ultra-wide-angle lens
5MP maco sensor5MP maco sensor
5MP depth sensor2MP depth sensor
Selfie camera20MP primary32MP primary
Fingerprint sensorIn-displaySide-mounted
Battery5,000mAh5,020mAh
Fast charge15W33W

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Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: Display

The Samsung Galaxy A31 features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Infinity-U Super AMOLED display. The device has a U-shaped notch in the center for the selfie camera.

Coming to the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, it features a bigger 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It sports a center punch-hole that houses the selfie camera.

While the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max features a slightly bigger display, the Galaxy A31 with its Super AMOLED display offers a better viewing experience.
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Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: Design
Samsung Galaxy A31Samsung

Coming to the design, the Samsung Galaxy A31 sports a traditional Samsung design. At the back, the device features a dual tone design with a camera module similar to the Galaxy S20 series.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro MaxXiaomi

The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max on the other hand has a glass back with ‘Aura Balance’ design. It features a rectangular camera module at the back and a punch-hole selfie camera at the front.

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