To know the answer to this question, we have compared Redmi Note 9 Pro to Redmi Note 8 Pro based on price, specification and features.
Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Redmi Note 8 Pro: Price in India
The Redmi Note 9 Pro phone comes in two variants. One variant is equipped with 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and the other has 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. The price of 4 GB + 64 GB variants is Rs. 12,999. At the same time, the price of 6 GB + 128 GB variants is Rs 15,999. Both variants will be found in Aurora Blue, Glacier White and Interstellar Black colors.
On the other hand, Redmi Note 8 Pro phone comes with 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. It is priced at Rs 14,999, Rs 15,999, and Rs 17,999 respectively. All variants of the phone are available in four color options, those are Electric Blue, Gamma Green, Halo White and Shadow Black.
Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Redmi Note 8 Pro: Specifications
Dual SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 9 Pro phone runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10. At the same time, Dual SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 8 Pro phone was launched with MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie, but later it got Android 10 based MIUI 11 update. The Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone has a 6.67-inch full-HD + (1,080×2,400 pixels) IPS display, which has an aspect ratio of 20: 9. While the Redmi Note 8 Pro phone has a 6.53-inch full-HD + (1,080×2,340 pixels) display, which has a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 has been given protection in both smartphones.
Talking about the processor, the Redmi Note 9 Pro has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor and it also has Adreno 618 GPU for graphics. The phone has 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM. At the same time, the Redmi Note 8 Pro has up to 8 GB of RAM with the Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T processor.
Both phones have a quad rear camera setup. Redmi Note 9 Pro has a 48 megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GM2 primary camera. The secondary camera of the phone is 8 megapixels. The third camera is 5 megapixels and the fourth is a 2 megapixel depth sensor. Apart from this, the phone has a 16-megapixel front camera for selfie and video calls. In comparison, the Redmi Note 8 Pro also has four rear cameras, whose primary camera is 64 megapixels. Secondary camera has 8 megapixels and two 2 megapixel sensors. For selfie, you will get a 20 megapixel camera in this phone.
In terms of storage, UFS 2.1 storage up to 128 GB has been given in both new and old phones, with microSD support up to 512 GB. For connectivity, the Redmi Note 9 Pro phone comes with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth V5.0, GPS / A-GPS, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. You will also get navigational support in this phone. At the same time, Redmi Note 8 Pro phone comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth V5.0, GPS / A-GPS, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. Fingerprint sensor has been given on the edge of the Redmi Note 9 Pro phone. Whereas in the Redmi 8 Pro phone, you will find it on the back panel.
In the new phone, you will get a 5,020 mAh battery with 18 watt fast charging. At the same time, the Redmi Note 8 Pro phone will get 18 watt fast charging support with a slightly smaller 4,500 mAh battery.