Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX has been launched in India. The device comes with a quad rear camera and has a hole-punch display along with P2i splash-proof coating. The smartphone also includes a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. With all these features the mobile is going to give tough competition to Samsung Galaxy A71 and Vivo V17 Pro. Read our comparison to understand the differences and help you decide, which amongst the three smartphones is a better buy.
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: 6.67-inch FHD+ DotDisplay with a 20:9 aspect ratio
Samsung Galaxy A71: 6.7-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display
Vivo V17 Pro: 6.44-inch full-HD+ 1,080×2,440 pixels Super AMOLED display
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor
Samsung Galaxy A71: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
Vivo V17 Pro: Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC octa-core processor
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: Quad rear camera set up that includes a 64MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens offering 119-degree field-of-view (FoV), 5MP macro lens and a 5MP depth sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A71: Quad-camera setup with 64MP primary camera, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP depth sensor and a 5-megapixel macro lens
Vivo V17 Pro: Quad camera set up includes 48MP+13MP+8MP+2MP
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: 32-megapixel selfie camera.
Samsung Galaxy A71: 32MP selfie camera
Vivo V17 Pro: Dual pop up selfie camera with 32 megapixels and f/2.0 along with an 8 megapixel with f/2.2 aperture
RAM and storage
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB
Samsung Galaxy A71: 8GB of RAM with 128GB of internal storage
Vivo V17 Pro: 8GB of RAM along with 128GB of internal storage
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: 5,020mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy A71: 4,500mAh battery
Vivo V17 Pro: 4,100mAh battery
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: MIUI 11 based on top of Android 10
Samsung Galaxy A71: One UI 2.0 on top of Android 10
Vivo V17 Pro: Android 9 Pie with FuntouchOS 9.1 on top
Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX: Rs 14,999 upwards
Samsung Galaxy A71: Rs 29,999
Vivo V17 Pro: Rs 29,990
Well, Redmi is offering the best price as compared to the other two handsets. Both Samsung Galaxy A71 and Vivo V17 Pro price is on the higher side. Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX has better specifications at a much cheaper price. If you want a phone with good performance, longer battery life, a good camera set up as well as a selfie camera then our pick is the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. Over that, Redmi is also offering the latest processor, which also supports NavIC navigation which has been designed by the Indian Space Research Organisation. So, after analysing all the specifications we came to the conclusion that Redmi Note 9 Pro MAX is the best option to go for if you are on a budget.
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