Xiaomi has officially launched the Redmi Note 9S for the global market. The Redmi Note 9S recently popped up online after the launch of the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in India.
The Note 9S takes after its predecessors with a exact design but just some minor differentials in the camera configuration. Basically, the gadget is the exact same as the Redmi Note 9 pro but with just some minor differences.
DESIGN & Panel
The Redmi Note 9S features a 6.67-inch IPS LCD screen with FullHD+ resolution of 2280×1080 pixels. The panel is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 best protection and that expands to the rear panel giving the entire body some ruggedness. As mentioned, the Note 9S has the similar design as the Redmi Note 9 Pro and this sports a side-mounted fingerprint, USB-C port, 3.5mm audio jack and an IR blaster.
Cpu AND Storage
For the internals, the Redmi Note 9S is powered by a Qualcomm Sd 720G cpu. The SoC was recently unveiled by Qualcomm and it is developed on an 8nm cpu. It offers several functionality upgrades more than the Sd 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 as 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 phone Furthermore packs a 5MP Macro lens with auto-focus and Last but not least, a 2MP depth scanner. At the front, there is a 16MP selfie shooter house in the display punch-hole. The selfie shooter comes with options this kind of like 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 massive 5020mAh battery with 18W quick charging support.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
The Redmi Note 9S 4GB+64GB variant ships in at RM 799 in Malaysia whereas the 6GB + 128GB variant will retail for RM 899. The 4GB variant will be sold exclusively on Lazada and Shopee although the 6GB version will be in the world on all channels in the country.
In Singapore, the Redmi Note 9S 4GB+64GB variant will retail for SGD 299 ($204) even though 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) whereas the 6GB + 128GB version will adopt a retail value 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 although 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.