Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S vs Huawei P40 lite compare

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S and Huawei P40 lite

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S

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Huawei P40 lite

Huawei P40 lite

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S vs Huawei P40 lite

What is the difference between the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S and Huawei P40 lite? 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 Redmi Note 9S Huawei P40 lite
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Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Review Huawei P40 lite Review
Release date 2020, March 23 2020, February 27
Dimensions (HxWxD) 165.8 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm | 6.53 x 6.53 x 3.02 in 159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm | 6.27 x 6.27 x 3 in
Weight 209 g | 7.37 oz 183 g | 6.46 oz
Body Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Colors Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Gray Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue
Battery 5020 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price $ 199 300 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.67" inc 6.4" inc
Screen area 107.4 cm2 101.4 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width) 19:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 84.5% 83.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px 1080 x 2310 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 395 PPI 398 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - 450 nits typ. brightness (advertised)

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 48 MP, Quad
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
-5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (macro), 1/5.0'', 1.75µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single 16 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1.0µm 16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm
Functions HDR, panorama HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 10.0; MIUI 11 Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); EMUI 10
Chipset - Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver) - Octa-core (2x2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x1.88 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 618 Mali-G52 MP6
External memory microSDXC (dedicated slot) NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM
Antutu 9 303943
Antutu 8 278791 371523
GeekBench 5 Single Core 568 590
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1693 1854

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat13 400/75 Mbps
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
NFC Yes (market/region dependent): JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A,
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 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 1.23 W/kg (head) 1.19 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, recording No
Headphone jack Yes Yes

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast charging 18W
- Splash-proof

- Fast battery charging 40W: 70% in 30min
- Versions: JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, JNY-L21B, JNY-L22A, JNY-L02A, JNY-L22B

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