Before starting the camera performance of Redmi Note 9 Pro and Reality 6, let us tell you some of the main highlights of the cameras of both of them. Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 9 Pro comes with a quad rear camera setup with 48-megapixel Samsung GM2 primary sensor. On the other hand, a 64-megapixel primary camera is available in the rear camera setup of Realme 6. On paper, the Realme 6 might look a step ahead of the Redmi Note 8 Pro, but the performance of the camera doesn’t just depend on the megapixels. To remove this dilemma, we are going to review the camera performance of Redmi Note 9 Pro and Realme 6.
Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6 prices and variants
Have a look before starting the review redmi note 9 pro And realme 6 also put in the price. The starting price of Redmi Note 9 Pro in India for 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant is Rs 12,999. Apart from this, there is also a 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant of Redmi Note 9 Pro, which costs Rs 15,999.
Something similar is also the price of Reality 6. The starting price of the phone’s 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variants in India is Rs 12,999. Although the 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant of Realme 6 is Rs 1,000 cheaper i.e. Rs 14,999 than the Redmi Note 9 Pro. Realme has also launched the Realme 6 in an additional 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, which costs Rs 15,999. Here the Realme 6 smartphone with 2GB of additional RAM goes a step ahead of the Redmi Note 9 Pro.
Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6 cameras
Both the phones have four rear cameras, but the sensor and lens are quite different from each other. The Redmi Note 9 Pro has a 48-megapixel Samsung GM2 primary sensor. Apart from this, the phone has an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 5-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the other hand, the Realme 6 packs a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a depth sensor, the resolution of which has not been disclosed by the company. For selfies, both the phones have 16-megapixel front cameras.
Autofocus is quite fast on both the phones. When taking pictures in broad daylight, we found that the camera on the Realme 6 performed better. Compared to the Redmi Note 9 Pro, the details of distant subjects are brighter and the colors also look more natural. Redmi Note 9 Pro makes the pictures quite sharp and also enhances the tone of the colors. If we look at the shots taken with the wide-angle cameras of both the phones, then the details in the pictures taken with the Redmi Note 9 Pro look very good. This phone is also good for macro shots. The close-ups on both the phones are almost identical. Although the colors in the camera of Realme 6 look good and the texture is also good.
Even in low light, the Realme 6 created better detail and exposure in the dark areas of the photos. However, the wide-angle camera of Reality 6 performed slightly better than the Note 9 Pro in pictures taken with the wide-angle camera.
Coming to selfies, we found that the Realme 6 captures great detail in selfies and processes skin tones better. Although Redmi Note 9 Pro also did not appear much behind Realme 6 in this segment. Both the selfie cameras gave average performance in low light, yet if either one is to be declared the winner, then we will better the Realme 6 here. The skin tone was a bit warm in low-light photos taken with the Realme 6. The Redmi Note 9 Pro’s photos showed brighter colors in both phones with screen flash turned on, which is a good thing, but the camera app raised the tone of the colors too much during processing. Realme 6 took decent selfies with more accurate colors.
(Read: Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Which is better in terms of performance, gaming and battery life?)
Both the Realme 6 and Redmi Note 9 Pro can shoot up to 4K resolution video, but without stabilization. During the day, the Redmi Note 9 Pro captures heavily enhanced colors in videos, while the Realme 6 captures more realistic-looking footage. The Redmi Note 9 Pro offers better stability when making videos in 1080 pixels, but once again it exaggerates the colors too much.
Footage recorded with both the phones at 4K in low light gets filled with noise, but the Realme 6 captures better colors. At 1080 pixels, the footage still comes out grainy, but the Realme 6 makes for better exposure and details than the Redmi Note 9 Pro. Talking about the recording done with wide-angle cameras, here the Redmi Note 9 Pro performs better. However, here in low light both the phones captured quite dark video, which was not even worth working on.
redmi note 9 pro Vs realme 6
redmi note 9 pro
|Overall NDTV Rating|
|battery life rating|
|value for money rating|
|Screen Size (inches)||6.67||6.50|
|resolution||1080×2400 pixels||1080×2400 pixels|
|Protection Type||gorilla Glass||gorilla Glass|
|Processor||2.3 GHz Octa-core||2.05 GHz Octa-Core|
|processor model||Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G||MediaTek Helio G90T|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB|
|internal storage||64 GB||64 GB|
|expandable storage type||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable Storage Capacity (GB)||512||256|
|separate microSD card slot||Yes||Yes|
|rear camera||48-megapixel (f/1.79) + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 2-megapixel||64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.3) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|rear autofocus||phase detection autofocus||Yes|
|front camera||16-megapixel||16-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Skin||MIUI 11||Realme UI|
|Wi-Fi Standard Support||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|usb type c||Yes||Yes|
|number of sim||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||Yes|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim|
|Compass / Magnetometer||Yes||Yes|
|ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|