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Redmi Note 11 Vs Realme 9i: Specs comparison 


Realme has recently launched its new device under the 9 series which is the Realme 9i. The device packs a feature that is comparable with other devices under the price segment. So, here in this article, we will be writing an article on Realme 9i Vs Redmi Note 11. We will also be comparing the devices with pros and cons along with their prices.

Redmi Note 11 vs Realme 9i – Specs Comparision 

Redmi Note 11Realme 9i
Display:6.43 inches, AMOLED, 90Hz refresh rate, 1000 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 36.6 inches, IPS LCD, 90Hz refresh rate, 480 nits brightness, Dragontrail Pro Glass
Resolution:1080 x 2400 pixels, FHD+1080 x 2411 pixels, FHD+
Protection:IP53, dust and splash protectionN/A
Main camera:50 MP, f/1.8 aperture 
8 MP, f/2.2 aperture 118˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4 aperture (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4 aperture (depth)
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
50 MP, f/1.8 aperture (wide)
2 MP, f/2.4 aperture (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4 aperture (depth)
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
Front camera:13 MP, f/2.4 aperture 
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
16 MP, f/2.1
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 680Qualcomm Snapdragon 680
Operating system:Android 11, MIUI 13Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
Storage:64/4GB RAM
128/4GB RAM
128/6GB RAM
64/4GB RAM
128/6GB RAM
Battery:5000 mAh
Fast charging 33W
5000 mAh
Fast charging 33W

Redmi Note 11 vs Realme 9i – Overview 

Design & Display 

Looking at the build and design, Realme 9i might look slightly premium from the back with that new camera module design. Talking about the build & materials we have Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the Redmi Note 11 with a matt plastic finish at the back. The device is IP53 rated for dust and water resistance. On the Realme 9i, we get Dragontrail Pro Glass on the front with glossy plastic at the back with no IP ratings. 

realme 9i vs redmi note 11

Now let’s talk about the display at the front. Here, Redmi is a clear winner with its 6.43 inches of 90Hz AMOLED display. It’s an FHD+ panel with a maximum brightness of up to 1000nits. While on the Realme 9i we get a 90Hz LCD display. It’s a 6.6-inch panel with FHD+ resolution. This is a downgrade compared to the Realme 8i which offered a 120Hz display. 

Both of these displays are WideVine L1 certified, which means they can play Full HD content on OTT platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime. We also get a stereo speaker setup on both of these devices.

Performance & Software

On the performance side of things, both the devices are almost similar. Both Redmi Note 11 and Realme 9i are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC. It is an octa-core SoC with 4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver CPU cores and Adreno 610 GPU. Along with this, we will be getting 4GB/6GB LPDDR4X RAM. Talking about storage we get a 64GB/128GB option. The storage on the Redmi Note 11 is UFS 2.2 while the one on the Realme is UFS 2.1. 

The Snapdragon 680 is the latest mid-range SoC from Qualcomm and is able to score up to  251642 in Antutu Benchmark. As, both the devices have the same internal hardware, the performance will mainly depend on the software optimization. Redmi Note 11 runs on Android 11 with MIUI 13 on top while the Realme 9i has Realme UI has Realme UI 2.0 on top of Android 11. So for the performance, we have to see how well both the brands are able to optimize their UI.

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Talking about the camera, Redmi Note 11 features a quad-camera setup at the back with a 50MP f/1.8 being the primary camera. Along with that, we have an 8MP f/2.2 Ultra Wide Camera with 118˚ field-of-view. While the last two are 2MP each depth and macro. Compared with the Realme 9i, it also has a 50MP f/1.8 primary shooter but misses out on the Ultra-wide and completes its triple camera setup with 2MP each depth and macro shooter. 

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On the front, we have a 13MP f/2.4 shooter on Note 11, while the Realme 9i rocks a 16MP sensor with a larger f/2.1 aperture. Redmi Note 11 can shoot 1080P videos up to 60fps from the rear while the Realme 9i caps out at 1080P 30fps. Due to the fact, Redmi Note 11 packs an Ultra-wide Camera, this round clearly goes to the Redmi Note 11. 

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Battery & Other Features 

Both Realme 9i and Redmi Note 11 pack 5000mAh battery and supports 33W fast charging, with the charger provided in the Box. Looking at the specs sheet, the Realme 9i lacks the gyro sensor, which might be a bummer if you like to play games on your smartphone. Both the devices have support for Bluetooth 5.0 and Dual Band Wifi. 

Redmi Note 11 vs Realme 9i – Price Comparision 

Comparing the prices, Redmi Note 11 is available at the price of Rs 22999 whereas, the Realme 9i is available with the price tag of Rs 24499 for the base variant.

ModelsPrice in Nepal
Redmi Note 11 (4+64GB)Rs 22999
Realme 9i (4+64GB)Rs 24499

Redmi Note 11 vs Realme 9i – Pros & Cons 

Redmi Note 11: 


  • AMOLED display
  • Ultra-Wide Camera
  • IP53 Rating (Dust & splash-proof)


  • Mediocre Selfie Camera

Realme 9i


  • Better Selfie Camera


  • LCD Display 
  • No IP Rating 
  • Lacks Ultra-Wide Camera
  • No gyro-sensor
  • Expensive

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