The Tecno Phantom series is the highest device produce by the mobile phone company. From the Phantom 5 down to the Phantom 9, Tecno have always bring in new things anytime they released the Phantom series. Redmi Note 8 Pro on the other happens to be the mid range device that is way beyond the expectations of people. At first glance, both phones look like flagships. But if given the option, which of the phones should you go for? Phantom 9 or Redmi Note 8 Pro. Well this comparison of Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Tecno Phantom 9 will help you decide.
Phantom 9 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro will be an interesting one. Reason because the Phantom series always get lots of hype even before it is released. Redmi Note 8 Pro on the other hand has been silently beating all it’s competition.
This comparison is going to make use for official specifications released by both companies, so yes you can trust this comparison. At the end we’ll give a summary of each feature of the phones.
To make things simple, we have organized a table below detailing the key features of each phone.
Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Tecno Phantom 9
|FEATURES||Redmi Note 8 Pro||Tecno Phantom 9|
|Network||2G, 3G, 4G||2G, 3G, 4G|
|Weight||200 g (7.05 oz)||164.4 g (5.78 oz)|
|Screen size||6.53 inches||6.39 inches|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5||Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3|
|OS||Android 9 (Pie)||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|SD Card||Yes, up to 256GB||Yes, up to 1 TB|
|Rear Camera||64 MP (wide)|
8 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP (dedicated macro camera)
2 MP depth sensor
|16 MP (wide)|
8 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP depth sensor
|Front Camera||20 MP||32 MP|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery|
|Price||Starts from About ₦83,000||Starts from About ₦78,000|
Above is the table that shows the summary of the features and comparison of both phones. Aside from the fact that tjw Redmi Note 8 Pro is heavier and has wider screen both phone cones with 2, 3 and 4G. What else can we see as the difference and/or similarities of both phones. Let’s start from the camera of both phones.
The Differences Between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro and Tecno Phantom 9
Tecno Phantom 9 is a very good phone but is it better than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro? One Major way to find is from reading the summary of the comparison below. Enjoy
Phantom 9 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro Camera
Phantom 9 come with a triple rear camera, 16MP wide, 8MP ultrawide and 2MP depth sensor camera. The Redmi Note 8 Pro on the other hand comes with a quad camera, 64MP wide, 8MP ultrawide, 2Mp depth sensor and 2MP dedicated macro camera. Simply put, the Redmi Note 8 Pro cane with a better rear camera.
Aside from the fact that Redmi Note 8 Pro has a giant 64MP main Camera, it also has more camera lenses. Phantom 9 does not have any lense for macro camera but the Redmi phone does. This means that, there is a feature of camera that is lacking in Phantom 9 but present in Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Up front, Redmi has a 20MP Camera for selfies while Phantom 9 has a 32MP camera for selfies. Both front camera cane with same basic features which means that the 32MP of Phantom 9 should snap better selfies. Overall, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is winning the camera category as it will take better photos and has more camera options.
Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Tecno Phantom 9 RAM and Storage
For most persons this is the part they check first before they decide to buy a phone. And RAM and storage are very important features of a phone. RAM helps keep your phone running smoothly while internal storage keeps your files. Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with 6GB/8GB RAM and a maximum of 128GB. Tecno Phantom 9 comes with just 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.
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The 6GB RAM of the Phantom 9 is enough to keep the phone running smoothly although the 8GB RAM of Note 8 Pro is better. So in this category, both phones are okay because they have good RAM and really huge internal storage. Another important part of both phones is that support external storage via microSD card.
Tecno Phantom 9 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro Chipsets and Processors
Tecno packed the Phantom 9 with a Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) while Xiaomi packed the Redmi Note 8 Pro with a Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm). Both phones Chipsets has same nanometers(12nm) which means that are on same level. But the chipset of Redmi Note 8 Pro has a slight edge over that of Phantom 9 and that is evident in it’s CPU.
Phantom 9 has a CPU clocked at Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) but the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a CPU clocked at Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55). You can see that CPU of Redmi Note 8 Pro uses a more recent Cortex which makes it more idea for heavy duty apps and efficient cooling system. Once again the Redmi wins this category by a small margin.
Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Phantom 9 Battery
The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 4000mAh battery while the Phantom 9 comes with a 3500mAh battery. There is no doubt that the Redmi Note 8 Pro is expected to last longer.
Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Tecno Phantom 9 Price
The Tecno Phantom 9 price is about ₦78,000 while the Redmi Note 8 Pro price starts from about ₦83,000. Basically both phones are within range for affordable mid range devices.
Both phones comes with finger print with that of Redmi Note 8 Pro been rear mounted while Phantom 9 is under display. The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a gorilla glass 5 screen protector same with the Phantom 9 that comes with a gorilla glass 3 screen. Another important feature of Redmi Note 8 Pro is it’s UFS 2.1 that aids storage a feature that is not available in Phantom 9.
The Phantom 9 do everything expected of a smartphone. But the Redmi Note 8 Pro will perform those tasks better. Simply put, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is a better device though the Phantom 9 is a good device. This is no much surprise as the Redmi was released about two after the Phantom 9 was released. So if you have the Phantom 9 you can decide to upgrade to Redmi Note 8 Pro or wait for the release of Phantom 10 or Phantom X.
Where To Buy Both Phones In Nigeria
You can buy either or both phones from GSM Store here in Nigeria and have delivered to you at home.