REDMI NOTE 9S | Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Specifications and Review | TECHHARRY
Updated: Apr 2
Redmi Note 9S has finally gone official. As rumoured, the Redmi Note 9S is a rehashed version of the Redmi Note 9 Pro that was launched in India earlier this month. The Redmi Note 9S has a layer of Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back, and has a splash-resistant build too. It is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC. To handle photography, the Redmi Note 9S packs a quad rear camera that is led by a 48-megapixel main camera. Moreover, it has a 16-megapixel selfie camera housed in a centrally-positioned hole-punch.
The Redmi Note 9S price starts at RM 799 (roughly Rs. 13,700) for the base 4GB + 64GB variant. The phone's 6GB + 128GB model is priced at RM 899 (roughly Rs. 15,000). It will be available from Ali Express for buyers in other countries starting at $249 (roughly Rs. 19,000) April 7 onwards.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 9S runs on Android 10 with MIUI 11 custom skin on top. It features 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2400) display with 91 percent screen-to-body ratio and 20:9 aspect ratio. The HDR10 display offers 450 nits of peak brightness and Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. It is powered by the 8nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor paired with up to 6GB of RAM. Coming to the imaging hardware, the Redmi Note 9S' quad rear camera setup is headlined by a 48-megapixel main camera with an f/1.79 aperture. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 119-degree field of view, a 5-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Selfies are handled by a 16-megapixel selfie camera that supports features such as panorama selfie and AI scene detection among others.
There is 128GB of onboard storage that can further be expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB). The Redmi Note 9S comes equipped with a 5020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging, and the fast charger comes in the retail package. Connectivity is handled by 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NavIC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication.