Micromax In Note 1 vs Redmi Note 9; Which one you should buy?

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Key Features:

  1. Price of Micromax In Note 1 in India starts at Rs. 10,999/-.
  2. Both the Note 1 and Redmi Note 9 have FHD + screens and MediaTek Helio G85 SoC
  3. Redmi Note 9 Price in India starts at Rs. 11,999/-.

The price of Micromax In Note 1 in India was announced today as the company announced a comeback in the market. The phone was announced with a cheap Micromax In1B. Compared to these 1Bs, the specifications in the Note 1 are slightly more powerful and it comes above the Rs 10,000 segment. The phone has FHD + display, MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 48MP quad rear camera, 5,000mAh battery and 18W fast charging solution. The closest competition is the Redmi Note 9 which shares similar specs. Before the Micromax In Note 1 starts selling, here is a quick look at its comparison with the Redmi Note 9.

Micromax In Note 1 Vs Redmi Note 9: Price

In India, the price of Micromax In Note 1 has been fixed at Rs 10,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant and Rs 12,499 for the 4GB + 128GB variant. The price of Redmi Note 9 starts at Rs 11,999 for the base 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant. Xiaomi smartphone also comes in 4GB RAM + 128GB and 6GB RAM + 128GB options, which are priced at Rs 13,499 and Rs 14,999 respectively.

The Redmi Note 9 is currently available with 500 festive season discounts through the company’s e-store Mi.com. The phone comes in Aqua Green, Arctic White and Pebble Grey. The Micromax In Note 1 will go on sale in India in green and white colours from November 24 through Flipkart and the Micromax Info website.

Micromax In Note 1 Vs Redmi Note 9: Chipset, Display & Design

Both the Micromax In Note 1 and Redmi Note 9 come with a punch-hole FHD + display under the hood and a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. However, Micromax’s smartphone has a slightly longer form factor – thanks to the 6.67-inch screen – and a focused punch-hole for the selfie camera. The phone also has an X-shaped pattern on the back that shines against the quad cameras placed in the light, a fingerprint sensor and a rectangular module.

Micromax In Note 1 Vs Redmi Note 9: Camera, Software & Battery

The Redmi Note 9 and In Note 1 are based on 2.0 GHz powered by the same MediaTek Helio G85. The Redmi Note 9 has 4 GB and 6 GB RAM options while these Note 1 have the same 4 GB RAM variant and both phones have 64GB and 128GB storage variants. Redmi Note 9 runs on MIUI while In Note 1 runs on stock Android OS.

The Redmi Note 9 features a square-shaped quad-camera setup with a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 primary sensor with f / 1.79 lens, ultra-wide-angle f / 2.2 lens with 8-megapixel secondary sensor, a 2-megapixel the sensor comes with a macro f / 2.4 lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It has a 13-megapixel front camera. On the other hand, the Note 1 has a 48MP quad camera setup at the rear while the other three cameras are standard 5MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensor. For selfie and video calls, it features a 16MP camera at the front.

Redmi Note 9 has a 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charging and Micromax In Note 1 has a 5,000mAh battery, including 18W fast charging.

As we can see, the Redmi Note 9 and Note 1 have the same battery specifications, which means that both should give you equal usage time. But one can be better than the other because battery life depends on the software patterns of every person as well as software optimization that makes it better.


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