Redmi Note 9 vs Redmi Note 8: Is the Helio G85 really a performance upgrade

published 28.06.2020 19:37

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The two phones and their respective chipsets deliver similar numbers in the CPU tests, albeit with the Redmi Note 9 slightly edging the Redmi Note 8 by right about 10%.

That translates into a 4% advantage for the Redmi Note 9 and its MediaTek Helio G85.

A while ago, we compared the Redmi Note 8 Pro to the new Redmi Note 9 Pro in an attempt to find out which phone offered better performance across the board.

The Redmi Note 9 was launched months ago debuting with MediaTek's new Helio G85, but how does it compare to the tried and tested Snapdragon 665 on Xiaomi's last-gen Redmi Note 8?

Does the Helio G85 on the Redmi Note 9 outperform the Redmi Note 8's Snapdragon 665?