Redmi Note series is the most popular and fastest selling smartphone in India. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max was launched recently in India on 12th March 2020 as Xiaomi’s latest mid-range offering. Although Xiaomi is no.1 smartphone brand in India for more than two years now but the competition is increasing day by day and it will be even more hard for Xiaomi to stick to that position but only time will tell. #Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Vs Poco X2 Vs Realme 6 Pro Comparison
Today we are here to compare the three devices and tell you which one is the best among all and which one is true value for money.
Here, we compare the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max price in India and specifications with those of the Poco X2 and Realme 6 Pro to help you understand the differences.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max vs Poco X2 vs Realme 6 Pro: Price in India
The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max price in India starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option, while its 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price tag of Rs. 16,999 and the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model is priced at Rs. 18,999. The phone comes in Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black colour options.
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The Poco X2 price is set at Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB + 64GB variant, while its 6GB + 128GB option is available at Rs. 16,999 and the 8GB + 256GB model is priced at Rs. 19,999. The handset comes in Matrix Purple, Phoenix Red, and Atlantis Blue colours to choose from.
The Realme 6 Pro price in the country is set at Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB + 64GB variant, whereas its 6GB + 128GB option is priced at Rs. 17,999 and the 8GB + 128GB model is available at Rs. 18,999. It is available in Lightning Blue and Lightning Orange colour options.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max vs Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Specifications
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Realme 6 Pro are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor whereas Poco X2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G. All of these smartphones supports up to 8GB of RAM. While the Redmi and Realme smartphones max out at 128GB storage, the Poco X2 also comes with 256GB storage as an option as well. However, all three smartphones accept storage expansion through a microSD card. Unlike the Poco, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Realme 6 Pro have dual sim cards and a dedicated place micro-SD card.
The Note 9 Pro Max as well as the other two phones sport a total of 4 cameras on the back while the X2 and the Realme 6 Pro offering dual selfie shooters. The primary camera on all of these phones is a 64MP shooter. While the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and the Realme 6 Pro’s is a Samsung GW1 sensor, POCO uses Sony’s IMX686. Apart from this, you get 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro sensors on the X2 and the Realme 6 Pro. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max ups the macro lens to a 5MP shooter, capable of shooting 1080p 30fps video with it as well.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and the POCO X2 completes the quad setup with a 2MP depth sensor, while the 6 Pro packs in a 12MP telephoto lens. Coming to the selfie side, Realme 6 Pro shines again with a 16MP primary (IMX471) and an 8MP ultrawide selfie camera. POCO has a 20MP primary paired with an almost pointless 2MP depth sensor. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, meanwhile, doesn’t have a second lens for assistance but does get a big 32MP sensor for selfies. Video shooting capabilities from all three phones are capped at 4K 30fps.
All three smartphones runs on Google’s latest Android 10 (Q) out of the box and have a custom skin on top.While Realme 6 Pro comes with new Realme UI, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max comes with MIUI 11 and the POCO X2 comes with a tweaked and ad-free version of MIUI For POCO. And all these devices are confirmed to get the next version of Android i.e Android 11 (R).
Battery And Charging:
As for the battery capacities, the Realme 6 Pro lacks behind with a 4,300mAh battery whereas POCO X2 and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max get 4,500mAh and 5,020mAh batteries, respectively. Redmi also takes the lead with the bundled charger as it comes with a 33W fast charger whereas the Realme and POCO smartphones get 30W and 27W chargers, respectively (in the box).
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max vs Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Design and Display
The three smartphones take a very different approach when it comes to design. While the Realme 6 Pro uses a lightning strike design making the phone stand out, the Poco X2 and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max flaunt a very basic yet reflective design. Realme 6 Pro features a quad-camera setup in a verticle design on the top left corner at the back whereas the camera setup on the Poco aligns in the middle. The Redmi Note 9 Pro stands out with a square camera design in the centre.
Upfront, all three smartphones feature a punch-hole design but they still manage to look different. Realme 6 Pro and POCO X2 get dual punch-hole cameras on the front placed on the top left and right corners, respectively. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, on the other hand, gets a centrally located punch hole camera similar to the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite and the Galaxy S10 Lite smartphones.
As far as the display panels are concerned, the POCO X2 takes a clear win here using a 120Hz high refresh rate panel. While the Realme 6 Pro still impresses most of us with a 90Hz panel, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max just feels outdated with a 60Hz panel. In terms of resolution, all three smartphones feature the same fullHD+ resolution allowing users to stream Netflix content in full HD.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max vs Oppo Realme 6 Pro vs Xiaomi Poco X2
|Characterstics||Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max||Realme 6 Pro||Xiaomi Poco X2|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||165.5 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm, 209 grams||163.8 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm, 202 grams||165.3 x 76.6 x 8.8 mm, 208 grams|
|DISPLAY||6.67 inches, 1080 x 2400p (Full HD+), 395 ppi, IPS LCD||6.6 inches, 1080 x 2400p (Full HD+), 399 ppi, IPS LCD||6.67 inches, 1080 x 2400p (Full HD+), 395 ppi, IPS LCD|
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, octa-core 2.3 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, octa-core 2.3 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, octa-core 2.2 GHz|
|MEMORY||6 GB RAM, 64 GB – 6 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 128 GB – micro SD dedicated slot||6 GB RAM, 64 GB – 6 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 128 GB – micro SD dedicated slot||6 GB RAM, 64 GB – 6 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 256 GB – micro SD slot|
|SOFTWARE||Android 10, MIUI||Android 10, Realme UI||Android 10, MIUI|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NavIC||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NavIC||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS|
|CAMERA||Quad 64 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP f/1.9, f/2.2, f/2.4 and f/2.4|
32 MP front camera
|Quad 64 + 12 + 8 + 2 MP f/1.8, f/2.5, f/2.3 and f/2.4|
Dual 16 + 8 MP f/2.1 + f/2.2 front camera
|Quad 64 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP f/1.9, f/2.2, f/2.4 and f/2.4|
Dual 20 + 2 MP f/2.2 and f/2.4 front camera
|BATTERY||5020 mAh, fast charging 33W||4300 mAh, fast charging 30W||4500 mAh, fast charging 27W|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Dual SIM slot||Dual SIM slot, splash resistant||Hybrid Dual SIM slot, splash resistant|
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max vs Oppo Realme 6 Pro vs Xiaomi Poco X2: PROS and CONS
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
- Biggest battery
- Fastest charging
- Splash resisant
- Infrared port
- Standard 60Hz display
- No stereo speakers
Realme 6 Pro
- Splash resistant
- Great rear cameras
- Ultra-wide front camera
- Nice display
- Good for clicking pictures
- Smaller battery
- No stereo speakers
Xiaomi Poco X2
- Good 120 Hz display
- Infrared port
- Premium design
- Splash resistant
- Better hardware
- Great camera for clicking pictures
- More expensive
- Hybrid sim slot
- No stereo speakers
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Vs Poco X2 Vs Realme 6 Pro Comparison: Which one should you pick ?
In our perspective, if you are a bit flexible with your budget, you should definitely go for Poco X2 at Rs. 15,999. However, if you are sitting on a very tight budget of Rs. 15,000 then you should opt for the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. However, for the Redmi smartphone, you will need to wait until it goes on sale. As far as the Realme 6 Pro is concerned, though it is a great device, it feels short in front of the Poco X2 and carries a higher price tag. Also we would like to mention both Realme UI and MIUI on Realme 6 Pro And Redmi Note 9 Pro Max comes with Ads in the UI While POCO X2 has MIUI for POCO which is ad free.
For cameras and higher refresh rate display one should go for POCO X2, but if you want better performance you can opt for either the Note 9 Pro Max or Realme 6 Pro.
But if you want higher capacity battery and faster charging but can neglect the 60Hz display the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is the perfect choice.
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