Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G vs Realme 9 Pro 5G: How the two affordable 5G smartphones compare

NEW DELHI: As promised Xiaomi launched its two new Redmi Note 11 series smartphones in India today (March 9). The company has launched the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G and the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G. Successor to the last year launched Redmi Note 10 Pro, the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G comes with an AMOLED display.
Powered by a MediaTek chipset, the smartphone runs Android 11 operating system out-of-the-box. The mid-range smartphone sports a 108MP quad-rear camera setup and a 16MP front camera for selfies. The smartphone sports an EVOL Pro design and has flat sides and a glass back.
Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G packs a 5000mAh battery with 67W turbocharging support. The company claims that the smartphone can charge from 0 to 50% in 15 minutes. This new mid-range smartphone from Xiaomi comes with a starting price tag of Rs 17,999 and it will face tough competition from the Realme 9 Pro 5G which retails at a similar price tag.
The Realme 9 Pro 5G is powered by a Qualcomm processor and it sports a 64MP triple rear camera. The smartphone is backed by a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.
Wondering how the two smartphones compare? Here’s a complete spec-by-spec comparison of the two 5G smartphones.

Specifications Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G Realme9 Pro 5G
Display 6.67-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) AMOLED display 6.6-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD
Operating system Android 11 Android 12
Processor MediaTek Helio G96 Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
Storage 128GB 128GB
Camera 108MP+8MP+2MP+2MP, 16MP (Front) 64MP+8MP+2MP. 16MP (Front)
Battery 5000 mAh with 67W fast charging 5000 mAh with 33W fast charging
Price Starting at Rs 17,999 Starting at Rs 17,999