Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 compare

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite and Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

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Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

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Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

What is the difference between the Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite and Xiaomi Redmi Note 8? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Rating (+0) (+0)
Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Review
Release date 2019, September 2019, August
Dimensions (HxWxD) 156.8 x 74.5 x 8.7 mm | 6.17 x 6.17 x 2.93 in 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm | 6.23 x 6.23 x 2.96 in
Weight 179 g | 6.31 oz 190 g | 6.7 oz
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5)
Colors Black, Blue, White Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Space Black
Battery 4030 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 260 EUR 175 EUR


Technology Super AMOLED IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.39" inc 6.3" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 97.4 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 85.8% 81.7%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2340 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 409 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - 600 nits

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Triple 48 MP, Quad
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, (ultrawide)
-2 MP, depth sensor
-48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
-2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single 13 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.0, 0.8µm 13 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm
Functions HDR HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10 Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm) - Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) - Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 616 Adreno 610
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, UFS2.1 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Antutu 8 215686 173592
Antutu 7
GeekBench 5 Single Core 392 309
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1505 1328
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1499
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 5543

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 4.2, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.26 W/kg (head) 1.00 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - 0.19 W/kg (head) 1.09 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 18W

- Fast battery charging 18W
- Splash protection

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