The Note 9S takes when its predecessors with a similar design but just some minor differentials in the camera configuration. Basically, the product is the exact same as the Redmi Note 9 pro but with just few minor differences.
The Redmi Note 9S features a 6.67-inch IPS LCD screen with FullHD+ resolution of 2280×1080 pixels. The display is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 best protection and that extends to the rear panel giving the entire body some ruggedness. As mentioned, the Note 9S has the exactly design like the Redmi Note 9 Pro and this includes a side-mounted fingerprint, USB-C port, 3.5mm audio jack and an IR blaster.
For the internals, the Redmi Note 9S is powered by a Qualcomm Sd 720G cpu. The SoC was week ago unveiled by Qualcomm and it is developed on an 8nm processor. It offers number of functionality upgrades more than the Snapdragon 730G introduced last year. The Note 9S shares the exact same processor with the Realme Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. The cpu is paired with 4GB/ 6GB of RAM as well 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 scanner with 1.6um 4-in-1 Super Pixels and f/1.79 aperture. There is Additionally a 119-degree ultra-wide-angle 8MP lens with f2.2 aperture. The phone Additionally sports a 5MP Macro lens with auto-focus and Lastly, a 2MP depth scanner. At the front, there is a 16MP selfie shooter house in the panel punch-hole. The selfie shooter ships with features 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 exact same punch-hole.
Keeping the lighting on is a huge 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.
The Redmi Note 9S 4GB+64GB variant comes in at RM 799 in Malaysia even though the 6GB + 128GB version will retail for RM 899. The 4GB version will be sold exclusively on Lazada and Shopee although the 6GB version will be in the world on all forums in the country.
In Singapore, the Redmi Note 9S 4GB+64GB version will retail for SGD 299 ($204) while the 6GB + 128GB version will retail for SGD 349 ($239).
Like for the Thai market, the 4GB + 64GB version will sell for 6,499 THB (~$197) even though the 6GB + 128GB variant will adopt a retail price of 7,999 THB ($243).
For the global market, the Redmi Note 9S will be available on AliExpress for $249 Dollars for the 4GB +64GB variant while the 6GB+128GB version will be in the world for $279. The models will be out there for the initial time for the global market on April 7 at 00.00 AM PT.