Our Opinion

The Xiaomi Redmi 9A (2GB RAM) is a slightly better phone than the Huawei Honor 9S, and is also slightly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Xiaomi Redmi 9A (2GB RAM)!

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Excellence Score
20.4
22.7
Value for Money Score
70.3
74.4
Price ₹ 6,499 onwards ₹ 6,799 onwards
Launch Date (India) Aug, 2020 Sep, 2020
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 10Low likelihood of getting updated to next Android version Android 10Low likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.45 inches 6.53 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1440 pixels (~ 295 pixels per inch) 720x1600 pixels (~ 269 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels Yes Yes
Scratch Resistant Display Yes Yes
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features N/A 2.5D Curved Glass, Sunlight Mode, Reading mode, Color temperature adjustment, Standard mode
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name MediaTek Helio P22Ranked #80 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks MediaTek Helio G25Ranked #82 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU PowerVR GE8320 PowerVR GE8320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
5G
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
VoWiFi/WiFi-Calling Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port microUSB microUSB
Primary Camera 8MP 13MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features N/A 13MP: f/2.2 Aperture; 28mm Focal Length; PDAF
Secondary Camera 5MP 5MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A f/2.2 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size, AI Beautify 5.0, HDR, Screen flash, Selfie timer, Face recognition, Portrait selfies, Palm shutter
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 512 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes (Wireless) Yes
Dual SIM GSM + GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.4 mmMedium 9 mmThick
Weight 144 gmLight 196 gmHeavy
Width 70.9 mmComfortable for one-handed use 77.0 mmInconvenient for one-handed use
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 3020 mAh 5000 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Support
Included Fast Charger
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features Noise Filtration Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A N/A
Expert Reviews N/A N/A
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