Here again is Redmi Note 9S after the arrival of Redmi Note 9 pro and Note 9 Pro Max. The Specification of the phone is similar to the Redmi Note 9 Pro. It features Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back, and was powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC.
Redmi Note 9S packs a quad rear camera that is led by a 48-megapixel main camera. To improve Video call and selfie, the phone is coupl6 with a 16-megapixel selfie camera housed in a centrally-positioned hole-punch.
Display: 6.67-inch (1080x2400) Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Front Camera: 16MP Rear Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP RAM: 4/6GB Storage: 64/128GB Battery Capacity: 5020mAh OS: Android 10 Release Date: 23rd March 2020 Official Website: www.mi.com
Design & Display
Dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 9S featured 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.
Software & Hardware
It runs on Android 10 with MIUI 11 custom skin. It is powered by the 8nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor paired with up to 6GB of RAM. There is 128GB of onboard storage that is expandeable via a microSD card (up to 512GB). The Redmi Note 9S is equipped with a 5020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
Redmi Note 9S Camera
The Redmi Note 9S’ quad rear camera setup is headlined by a 48-megapixel main camera with an f/1.79 aperture. It is assisted 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.
Up front is the presence of 16-megapixel selfie camera that supports features such as panorama selfie and AI scene detection among others.
Sensors & Connectivities
Connectivity options include 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.
Redmi Note 9S Specifications
Model: Redmi Note 9S
Release date: 23rd March 2020
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 165.70 x 76.60 x 8.80
Weight (g): 209.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 5020
Fast charging: Proprietary
Colours: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Grey
Screen size (inches): 6.67
Resolution: 1080×2400 pixels
Protection type: Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio: 20:9
Processor: 2.3GHz octa-core
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Internal storage: 64/128GB
Expandable storage type: microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB): 512
Dedicated microSD slot: Yes
Rear camera: 48-megapixel (f/1.79) + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Rear autofocus: Phase detection autofocus
Front camera: 16-megapixel
Operating system: Android 10
Skin: MIUI 11
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Active 4G on both SIM cards: Yes
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor: No
Side mounted Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Redmi Note 9S Price, Availability
The Redmi Note 9S price starts at RM 799 (roughly N66,000) for the 4GB + 64GB variant. While the phone’s 6GB + 128GB model is priced at RM 899 (roughly N75,000). It will be up for sale in Malaysia from Lazada and Shoppee later this month.
Redmi Note 9S will also go on sale in Thailand and Singapore later this month. However, it will be made available from AliExpress for buyers in other countries starting at $249 (roughly N92,000) starting April 7.