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Specs Comparision: Xiaomi Mi 9T vs Huawei Y9 Prime 2019


Here is another specs comparison between two newly released smartphones – the Xiaomi Mi 9T and the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019.

Although not priced the same, being the Huawei Y9 Prime is the more affordable among the two, both have motorized pop up selfie cameras. Since this is the new trend nowadays with midrange smartphones this year, we would like to help you choose which is the better smartphone that will match your needs and lifestyle.

Xiaomi Mi 9THuawei Y9 Prime 2019
Processor Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor Octa Core HiSilicon Kirin 710F processor
Graphics Adreno 618 Mali G51 MP4
Memory64/128GB internal memory
no expandable storage
128GB of internal storage expandable via microSD up to 1TB
Display 6.39-inch Full HD AMOLED display (2340 x 1080 pixels)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
6.59-inch Full HD LTPS IPS LCD display (2340 x 1080 pixels)
Rear Camera 48MP Sony IMX582 f/1.8
13MP f.2.4 ultrawide
8MP f/2.4 telephoto with 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
8 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Front Camera 20MP f/2.0 motorized pop up 16MP f/2.0 motorized pop up
Connectivity Dual SIM, Dual Standby
4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
SensorsFingerprint scanner (under display)
accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Fingerprint scanner
accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery 4,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charge 4,000 mAh battery
Software Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.0
PricePhp 15,990 (64GB)
Php 17,990 (128GB)
Php 12,990

Reasons to buy the Xiaomi Mi 9T

  • AMOLED is still better than IPS display.
  • More RAM, much better especially for gaming
  • More internal memory – 128GB version
  • The Snapdragon 730 is faster, more powerful and very power efficient
  • Selfies are better
  • Two versions to choose from
  • Fast charging
  • Big chance to be updated to Android Q

Related article – Xiaomi Mi 9T Unboxing and First Impressions

Reasons to buy the Huawei Y9 Prime

  • It feels more durable and well built
  • We love the Emerald Green color here
  • Expandable storage
  • Surprisingly better rear camera especially in good lighting
  • Physical fingerprint scanner unlocks the phone faster.
  • EMUI 9 is better and faster to operate and navigate although it is not our favorite skin over Android.
  • It is more affordable

Related article – Huawei y9 Prime 2019 Unboxing and First Impressions


We are currently reviewing both phones as of this writing. Overall, the Xiaomi Mi 9T is the better phone. But don’t cross out the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 just yet. It is cheaper and has its own advantages as well. Whichever phone you will choose, keep in mind the advantage and disadvantage of both phones for you.

Which phone will you pick?

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