Xiaomi Redmi 9 vs Realme Narzo 10 both are Budget Smartphones. But the main thing is that who wins the title of being the best Budget Smartphone. Let’s discover together which device is worth buying depending on the users’ needs.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 vs Realme Narzo 10
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G80||Mediatek Helio G80|
|Internal storage capacity||128GB||32GB/64GB|
|Screen size||6.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen||6.53 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Rear Camera|| 48MP (Primary)|
| 13MP (Primary)|
|Front camera||16MP (primary)|| 8MP|
|Battery||5000 mAh||5020 mAh|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W||Fast charging 18W|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Security||Rear Mounted Fingerprint Scanner and Face Unlock||Rear Mounted Fingerprint Scanner and Face Unlock|
|Operating System||Realme UI 1.0|| MIUI 12|
|Android Version||Android 10||Android 10|
|Color Variants||That White, |
|Carbon Gray, Ocean Green,|
Redmi 9 and Realme Narzo 10 both boasts a polycarbonate build but Redmi 9 design is the one that attracts me the most. I am in love with Redmi 9’s circular camera design similar to Redmi K30 at the back. Realme Narzo 10 and Redmi 9 are classic devices with a waterdrop notch instead of trending Punch-hole displays but if we look at the price both smartphones have a nice design.
The weakest point of the Realme Narzo 10 compared to Redmi 9 is the display: it comes with a lower HD+ resolution that you can usually find on entry-level phones while Redmi 9 comes with FHD+ resolution. Realme Narzo 10 display is brighter than Redmi 9, as Realme Narzo 10 offers 480 nits typ. brightness while Redmi 9 offers 400 nits typ. brightness which is pretty lower. Both smartphones have some pros and cons on display.
Realme Narzo 10 and Xiaomi Redmi 9 both have a octa-core Mediatek Helio G80 gaming processor. So in terms of performance both provide similar performance rest depends on the optimization of operating system as Realme Narzo 10 has Realme UI 1.0 while Xiaomi Redmi 9 has MIUI 12 while both comes with Android 10 out of the box.
Realme Narzo 10 has an impressive camera module as compared to Redmi 9. Realme Narzo 10 offers 48MP Quad Camera while Redmi 9 offers 13MP Quad Camera. Realme Narzo 10 48MP primary lens makes the difference rest of the camera module is similar 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2 MP depth. Realme Narzo 10 offers a 16MP Selfie camera while Redmi 9 offers an 8MP Selfie Camera. Realme Narzo 10 is the clear winner in terms of the camera.
Battery and Charging
Realme Narzo 10 is equipped with a 5000 mAh battery while Redmi 9 has a 5020 mAh unit. The capacity is almost the same, but Realme Narzo 10 is actually able to last more on a single charge in all of the scenarios may be this because of lower resolution display on Realme Narzo 10. In terms of Charging, Realme Narzo 10 and Redmi 9 both support 18W Fast Charging.
Redmi 9 has been priced aggressively and comes in two storage variants – 3GB+32GB for 139 euros (around Rs. 12,799) and 4GB+64GB for 179 euros (around Rs. 15,399) while Realme Narzo 10 comes in a single storage variant of 4GB+128Gb for 158$ (around Rs. 11,999). Redmi 9 is available only in Spain for now but soon coming to India while Realme Narzo 10 is available in India as well as various Countries.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 vs Realme Narzo 10 is neck to neck because both Smartphones offer similar performance, similar battery, and charging. But in some scenarios like in the case of display and design, Xiaomi Redmi 9 is better than Realme Narzo 10. If the camera is the key Specification you are looking for the Realme Narzo 10 is far better than Xiaomi Redmi 9.