Both Xiaomi and Huawei offer us a great value for money, they have interesting proposals that compete with each other in a price range where many users have to choose which smartphone to buy. With the intention of making it as clear as possible, we will know how they differ and in which section the killer Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro and its direct opponent, the Huawei Nova 5T with its four cameras is better.
With a very different design but a more similar interior, the aesthetic section is very important in these two smartphones that compete both inside and out to conquer users. We get to know each of its most important sections so you can choose more clearly which one suits what you need.
Comparison between the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro and the Huawei Nova 5T
|–||Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro||Huawei Nova 5T|
|screen||6.39 inches AMOLED FullHD + 19.5: 9||6.26 inches LCD FullHD + (2340 × 1080 pixels) FullView|
|Size and weight||156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm / 191 grams||154 x 73.9 x 7.87 mm / 174 grams|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855||Kirin 980 with double NPU|
|RAM||6 GB||6/8 GB|
|Storage||64/128 GB||128 GB|
|Camera||Triple Rear: 48 MP f / 1.75 + 13 MP f / 2.4 wide angle + 8 MP telephoto f / 2.4|
Front: 20 MP f / 2.2 popup
|Rear: Quad 48MP f / 1.8 + 16MP Ultra Wide Angle f / 2.2 + 2MP (macro) f / 2.4 + 2MP (depth) f / 2.4|
Front: 32MP f / 2.0
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C + 3.5mm headphone jack||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C|
|YOU||Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10||Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1|
|Battery||4,000 mAh with fast charging 27W||3,700 mAh with 25W fast charge|
|Price||From 379 euros||From 349 euros|
Screen, build and batteries
On the outside of both devices we find a body of glass and metal that differ by their striking colors, a section in which only our own taste will make us choose between the options of each firm. If you look at the screen we find a screen with AMOLED technology and 6.39 inches for the Xiaomi Mi 9 T, while the Huawei Nova 5T stays on IPS LCD and 6.26 inches in a FullHD + resolution for both.
The body of both devices stands out for one element, the front cameras that Xiaomi Mi 9T ne is pop-up and hides and shows when we need it. In the case of the HUawei Nova 5T we have a more traditional notch and it will work faster, although with a less impressive feeling. The body of both devices is light, somewhat heavier in the Xiaomi, although with 4,000 mAh with a fast charge of 27W that make it a winner of this section compared to the Huawei Nova 5T and its 3,700 mAh with fast charge of 25W .
Outstanding cameras and power
As for photography, both devices are well equipped with a main lens of 48 Mpx and a practically identical aperture that will offer us the best results in low light situations. Its secondary lens for the telephoto lens is superior in the Xiaomi Mi 9T with 8 Mpx compared to the 2 Mpx of the Huawei Nova 5T, however if we are more worried about the wide angle , Huawei has 16 Mpx compared to the 13 Mpx of XIaomi. In addition Huawei has a lens specialized in macro photography that will get the best details of insects, plants or any element of small size.
The front camera of the Huawei Nova 5T is 32 Mpx with f / 2.0 aperture and the Xiaomi Mi 9T stays at 20 Mpx with f / 2.2 aperture , giving the Huawei Nova 5T as the winner in the photographic section that together with artificial intelligence The company can offer us fantastic results. The processor on the other hand of Xiaomi is Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 , a direct competitor of the Kirin 980 that incorporates the rival, both will offer a very good performance, but if we combine the fluidity of MIUI with one of the best processor, we get a venerator in the section of optimization and performance.
Price and conclusions
If we think that price can become an important factor in deciding on one or another model, we are wrong since they are currently almost even. We will have to abide by our preferences, opting for Huawei if we are very interested in photography or Xiaomi if we prefer superior performance in games , better battery and more extended updates in time, given the good treatment that Xiaomi does with its terminals.