Motorola One Fusion+ vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: specifications, software
Motorola One Fusion+ sports a 6.5-inch HDR10 certified full-HD+ IPS display, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max sports a 6.67-inch full-HD+ display that is capable of offering 84 percent NTSC color gamut. Is. Motorola smartphone’s panel does not get any kind of protection layer, whereas Xiaomi has used Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in its phone.
Motorola One Fusion+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G has been given in its Indian variant, while its global variant includes Snapdragon 730. The One Fusion+ comes with only 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, which is priced at Rs 16,999 in India.
other side, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Snapdragon 720G chipset has been given in it and it has been introduced in three variants. These include 6 GB + 64 GB storage variants, 6 GB + 128 GB storage variants and 8 GB + 128 GB storage variants. Their price is Rs 16,999, Rs 18,499 and Rs 19,999 respectively. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max was launched at lower prices, but the hike in the GST rate and another recent adjustment has made it more expensive.
Both the devices support dual SIM with 4G and VoLTE, but only the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has a dedicated microSD card slot. The hybrid dual-SIM slot in Motorola One Fusion+ allows you to either fit two SIMs or one SIM and one microSD card. Both the phones support Bluetooth 5, dual-band Wi-Fi and multiple navigation systems.
Both these smartphones run Android 10 and were running on the April security patch at the time of our comparison, but they have very different user interfaces. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max runs on MIUI 11 skin based on Android. It comes with a lot of bloatware (pre-installed unwanted apps) and we found some apps that show tons of unwanted ads and notifications. The Motorola One Fusion+ feels almost like stock Android and doesn’t come with a lot of preinstalled bloatware. We didn’t encounter a single spam notification during the review period. Here we definitely liked the clean user interface of the Motorola One Fusion+ as compared to the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max.
(Also read: Motorola One Fusion+ vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: Which camera performance is better?)
Motorola One Fusion+ vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: performance
We found both these smartphones to be fast and did not lag at any point in time. Both review units had 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, so we were curious to see which one would come up in terms of performance. The fingerprint scanners on both the phones unlock the phone instantly and the one good thing about the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is that it also comes with Face Unlock, which Motorola One Fusion+ doesn’t have.
We watched a few videos on both these devices and found the Motorola One Fusion+ to be better in terms of speaker and screen. We ran some benchmark tests on both these devices and the results were pretty similar. In AnTuTu, Motorola One Fusion+ got a score of 273,407, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max managed to score 277,058. In Geekbench 5’s single and multi-core tests, Motorola One Fusion+ scored 548 and 1,691 points respectively and here too the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max was slightly ahead with its 564 and 1,759 points. For graphics benchmarks, GFXBench’s T-Rex and car chase sequences clocked 55fps and 15fps on the One Fusion+ respectively, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max clocked 59fps and 16fps respectively.
We ran PUBG Mobile on Motorola One Fusion+ and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and it ran on the High preset by default on both devices. The game ran smoothly without any issues on both the smartphones, but we did notice that the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max felt slightly warm to the touch after playing for 20 minutes, while the Motorola One Fusion+ was not affected during the same time.
Both the review phones come with almost the same battery capacity and with regular usage, they last for about one and a half days on a full charge. However, in our HD video loop test, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max lasted 17 hours, 10 minutes. This is much more than the Motorola One Fusion+’s 15 hours and 45 minutes. The charging capacity of Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is also high, as it has a 33W charger. It charges the phone up to 90 percent in an hour. At the same time, Motorola One Fusion + gets an 18W charger, which is able to charge the phone up to 60 percent in the same time.
Motorola One Fusion+ Vs redmi note 9 pro max
Motorola One Fusion+
redmi note 9 pro max
|Overall NDTV Rating|
|battery life rating|
|value for money rating|
|Screen Size (inches)||6.50||6.67|
|resolution||1080×2340 pixels||1080×2400 pixels|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||395||,|
|Protection Type||,||gorilla Glass|
|Processor||2.2 GHz Octa-Core||1.8 GHz Octa-Core|
|processor model||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G|
|RAM||6 GB||6 GB|
|internal storage||128 GB||64 GB|
|expandable storage type||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable Storage Capacity (GB)||1000||512|
|separate microSD card slot||No||Yes|
|rear camera||64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)||64-megapixel (f/1.89, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.12-micron) + 5-megapixel (1.12-micron) + 2-megapixel (1.75-micron)|
|front camera||16-megapixel (f/2.2)||32-megapixel (1.6-micron)|
|Skin||My UX||MIUI 11|
|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||,|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim|
|ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|
|in-display fingerprint sensor||,||No|
|Compass / Magnetometer||,||Yes|