Redmi 9 Power vs Realme Narzo 20, the comparison between two budget centric devices. Redmi 9 Power is recently launched while the Realme Narzo 20 was revealed back in September. Both Narzo 20 and Redmi 9 Power comes equipped with very good specifications Let’s see which smartphone is the best.
Redmi 9 Power vs Realme Narzo 20 – Key Differences
Redmi 9 Power has a better resolution as it offers Full-HD+ resolution compared to HD+ of Narzo 20. Both sports IPS LCD type display but Realme has provided the typical brightness of 450nits and peak brightness of 560 nits while 9 Power features 400nits of typical brightness.
Design and Build
Both smartphones come with a plastic frame and plastic build at the back but Redmi 9 power’s design is much better than Realme Narzo 20.
The Realme Narzo 20 is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 while xiaomi redmi 9 power comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 662. Both of the chipsets offers similar performance but Snapdragon 662 is based on 11nm fabrication while Helio G85 is manufactured on 12nm fabrication that makes SD662 more power efficient compared to Helio G85.
Battery and Charging
Both Smartphones come with a 6000mah monster battery and supports 18W fast charging. Xiaomi has provided a 22.5W fast charger in the box but it is of no use as the smartphone support an 18W fast charge. Xiaomi claimed that it has increased charge cycles that ensure enhanced lifespan.
Redmi 9 Power boasts a 48-Megapixel quad rear camera setup while Realme Narzo 20 features a 48-Megapixel triple rear camera. The ultrawide angle lens on Redmi 9 power is 120-degree wide while the ultrawide lens on Narzo 20 provides a 119-degree Field-of-View. Redmi 9 power has a dedicated portrait lens while realme narzo 20 doesn’t have a depth sensor. But Realme Narzo 20 can shoot at 1080@60 fps ( maximum ) while Redmi 9 power can only shoot up to 1080@30 fps with the rear camera. Both of them boast a similar 8-megapixel selfie camera with up to 1080@30 fps video recording.
Redmi 9 power has stereo speakers for a better sound experience while narzo 10 has only a bottom-firing speaker. The Redmi 9 Power comes with UFS 2.1 and UFS 2.2 fast storages for 64GB and 128GB storage variants respectively. While Realme Narzo 20 comes with eMMC 5.1 comparably slow storage. The Narzo 20 is slightly heavier and thicker than Xiaomi redmi 9 power.
Redmi 9 Power vs Realme Narzo 20 – Specifications
Redmi 9 Power
Realme Narzo 20
|CPU||Snapdragon 662||MediaTek Helio G85|
|Internal storage capacity||64GB/128GB|
64GB ( UFS 2.1 )
128GB ( UFS 2.2 )
64GB ( eMMC 5.1 )
128GB ( eMMC 5.1 )
|Display||6.53 inches IPS LCD|
400 nits ( typ )
|6.5 inches IPS LCD|
450nits ( typ )
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels||720 x 1600 pixels|
|Dimensions||162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm||164.5 x 75.9 x 9.8 mm|
|Sim Card Slots||Dual Nano Sim + a microSD card slot||Dual Nano Sim + a microSD card slot|
|Rear Camera||48 MP (primary) + 8 MP (Ultrawide) + 2 MP ( Macro )|
+ 2 MP ( Depth )
|48 MP (primary) + 8 MP (Ultrawide)|
+ 2 MP ( Macro )
|Video ( Rear )||1080@30fps||1080@30fps/60fps|
|Front camera||8 MP||8 MP|
|Video ( Selfie )||1080@30fps||1080@30fps|
|Charging||18W fast charging|
Reverse Charging Support
|18W fast Charging|
Reverse Charging Support
|Operating System||MIUI 12||Realme UI 1.0|
|Android Version||Android 10||Android 10|
|Bottom Firing Speaker|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0||USB Type-C 2.0|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), IR Blaster, accelerometer, proximity, compass||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
Redmi 9 Power vs Realme Narzo 20 – Benchmarks
In Geekbench 5 test, Redmi 9 power grabs 317 points in single-cores and 1323 in multi-cores while Realme Narzo 20 scores 394 in single-cores and 1363 in multi-cores. If Antutu Benchmark scores are compared then Narzo 20 scored 2,05,000 while Redmi 9 Power managed to take 1,80,000.
Redmi 9 Power vs Realme Narzo 20 – Conclusion
Realme narzo 20 provides better performance and can provide more battery backup because of its HD+ resolution. Redmi 9 Power is a good smartphone for watching videos, listening to music because it comes with a Full-HD+ display and stereo speakers for better viewing and listening experience.