Xiaomi has officially launched the Redmi Note 9S for the global market. The Redmi Note 9S recently popped up online when the release of the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in India.
The Note 9S takes when its predecessors with a exact same design but just some minor differentials in the digital camera configuration. Basically, the product is the similar like the Redmi Note 9 pro however with just few minor differences.
DESIGN & Screen
The Redmi Note 9S attributes a 6.67-inch IPS LCD screen with FullHD+ resolution of 2280×1080 pixels. The screen is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 best protection and that expands to the rear screen giving the entire body few ruggedness. As stated, the Note 9S has the same design as the Redmi Note 9 Pro and this includes a side-mounted fingerprint, USB-C port, 3.5mm audio jack and an IR blaster.
Cpu AND MEMORY
For the internals, the Redmi Note 9S is fueled by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G cpu. The SoC was recently introduced by Qualcomm and it is built on an 8nm cpu. It offers couple of performance upgrades over the Snapdragon 730G introduced last year. The Note 9S shares the exactly cpu with the Realme Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. The processor is paired with 4GB/ 6GB of RAM like effectively like 64GB and 128GB of storage. The storage is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
For photography, the Redmi Note 9S packs a quad-camera option headlined by a48MP Sony sensor with 1.6um 4-in-1 Super Pixels and f/1.79 aperture. There is Furthermore a 119-degree ultra-wide-angle 8MP lens with f2.2 aperture. The cameraphone moreover sports a 5MP Macro lens with auto-focus and Lastly, a 2MP depth sensor. At the front, there is a 16MP selfie shooter house in the panel punch-hole. The selfie shooter comes with attributes this kind of as AI portraits, Panorama selfie, palm shutter and AI scene detection. Do note that the Redmi Note 9 Pro packs a 32MP selfie shooter housed in a same punch-hole.
Keeping the lighting on is a big 5020mAh battery with 18W quick charging support.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
The Redmi Note 9S 4GB+64GB variant arrives in at RM 799 in Malaysia although the 6GB + 128GB variant will retail for RM 899. The 4GB version will be sold exclusively on Lazada and Shopee while the 6GB variant will be out there on all channels in the country.
In Singapore, the Redmi Note 9S 4GB+64GB version will retail for SGD 299 ($204) although the 6GB + 128GB variant will retail for SGD 349 ($239).
As for the Thai market, the 4GB + 64GB variant will sell for 6,499 THB (~$197) although the 6GB + 128GB version will adopt a retail price of 7,999 THB ($243).
For the global market, the Redmi Note 9S will be in the world on AliExpress for $249 $ for the 4GB +64GB version whereas the 6GB+128GB version will be in the world for $279. The models will be in the world for the initial time for the global market on April 7 at 00.00 AM PT.