Can’t decide which between the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Realme 6 Pro to get? Well, today’s comparison is for you.

Geared towards the midrange market, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is expected to be another blockbuster for the company. It comes with tons of specs and features that aim to provide a reliable experience, without the cost of a flagship alternative.


The same goes with the Realme 6 Pro. Much like the former, Realme’s latest release is another bang-for-the-buck option in this price category with all its fancy features and design.

We’ve already compared Realme 6 Pro to the Mi Note 10 Lite and the Note 9 Pro to the Realme 6. But if you’re curious to see how both Pro models compare to each other, then this Redmi Note 9 Pro versus Realme 6 Pro specifications and features comparison is the one for you.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 ProRealme 6 Pro
Operating SystemAndroid 10
Android 10
Realme UI
Dual standby
Dual SIM
Dual Standby
Display6.67-inch FHD+ IPS
2400 x 1080 pixel resolution
~90.6% screen-to-body ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
6.6-inch FHD+ IPS
2400 x 1080 pixel resolution
90Hz refresh rate
90.6% screen-to-body ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Processor2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G octa-core2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G octa-core
GPUAdreno 618Adreno 618
UFS 2.1
expandable via microSD up to 512GB
UFS 2.1
expandable via microSD
Front Camera16-megapixel
120fps slow-mo selfie
8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.2)
Night selfie
120fps slow-mo selfie
Rear Camera64-megapixel (f/1.8)
8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.2)
5-megapixel (macro)
2-megapixel (depth sensor)
LED flash
AI Scene Detection
4K video recording
Ultra Nightscape mode
960fps@720p slow-mo
64-megapixel (f/1.8)
8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.3)
12-megapixel (2x tele, 20x zoom)
2-megapixel (macro)
LED flash
120fps slow-mo
UIS Max Video Stabilization
Super Nightscape 3.0
Real-time bokeh
AudioHeadphone jack
Single loudspeaker
Ultra-linear speaker
Headphone jack
Dolby Atmos
Hi-Res Audio
Super linear speakers
SecuritySide-mounted fingerprint scanner
Face unlock
Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
Face unlock
Connectivity4G LTE, VoLTE
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, 2×2 MIMO
Bluetooth 5.1
USB Type-C
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.1
Dual-frequency GPS, NAVIC, GLONASS, BDS
USB Type-C
OthersP2i splash proofSplash-resistant
Dimensions165.75 x 76.68 x 8.8mm163.8 x 75.8 x 8.9mm
ColorsAurora Blue
Glacier White
Interstellar Black
Lightning Blue
Lightning Red
30W fast charging
4,300mAh battery
30W Flash Charge
Price6GB/64GB: Php12,490
6GB/128GB: Php13,990
8GB/128GB: Php16,990


Both Xiaomi and Realme equally nailed the designs of their latest releases. The two are being sandwiched with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in front and back that gives that premium look and sturdy feel.


The Redmi Note 9 Pro has a cleaner paint job on the back, while the Realme 6 Pro features a lightning design for a more flashy look. They also share water-splashes protection and almost the same weight and thickness.


The two also come with punch-hole cameras for a cleaner look. But, the one on the 6 Pro is a bit larger since it houses two front cameras.


This is where the Realme 6 Pro clearly wins. It’s one of the cheapest devices to come with a fast 90Hz refresh rate, which makes the device visually faster and more powerful.


But if size and quality is all that matters, then you’d be glad to know that the Redmi Note 9 Pro share the same 6.6-inch large screen with a sharp a FHD+ pixel resolution. Although they both lack HDR 10 support.


The Redmi Note 9 Pro and Realme 6 Pro use the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 720 octa-core processor with an Adreno 618 GPU.


But since it has a higher price, you’re getting 8GB of RAM on the Realme 6 Pro, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro only has 6GB of memory. There might be a difference in multitasking, but the overall difference in performance should be barely noticeable since they use the same CPU and GPU.


Here, in the camera department, we will see why the Realme 6 Pro costs more than the Redmi Note 9 Pro.


The Realme device comes with a 12-megapixel telephoto lens that can do up to 20x of digital zoom, and 2x of optical zoom that’s great for portraits. There’s also a secondary 8-megapixel ultra-wide on the front for group shots.

Those extra lenses are missing on the Redmi note 9 Pro. However, it does come with the same 64-megapixel main camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide, and 16-megapixel front-facing shooter.


Oddly enough, the Realme 6 Pro lacks a 960fps slow-mo recording. This feature could be unlocked via a software update in the future.


This is where the Redmi Note 9 Pro shines. It comes with a much larger 5,020mAh battery, versus the 4,300mAh on the latter. And since it doesn’t have a 90Hz screen, expect an even longer battery life out of this.


On the upside, both devices do have 30W fast charging support. And since it has a smaller battery, charging the Realme 6 Pro will be a lot faster.


Both devices have linear speakers for loud and clear audio. Although, the Realme 6 Pro has Hi-Res audio certification and Dolby Atmos for the audiophiles out there.


The two also utilizes a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for a cleaner look. And for software, the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Realme 6 Pro runs on the latest Android 10 with their own respective interfaces.


Obviously, you can’t go wrong with both devices, since they basically have the same processor that provides identical performance and connectivity features. They also come similar cameras and 30W fast charging.


If budget is the main consideration, you’re better off settling with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro. It’s top-of-the-line 6GB/128GB model is still cheaper than the competition at Php13,990. As a bonus, you’re getting a larger battery along with it.

But if you don’t mind spending Php3,000 more, going with the Realme 6 Pro entitles you to a faster 90Hz screen, 8GB of RAM, an extra ultra-wide front camera, and 12-megapixel telephoto lens.

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  1. If i’m not mistaken, the realme 6 pro takes over from the realme xt. As it is with that model, pricing in this country is king. Although having a high refresh rate is very nice, (at the expense of your battery of course). The realme xt pretty much got beaten really bad by the redmi note 8 pro. Same story I’m looking at here.