Redmi Note 9S launched as the global variant of the Redmi Note 9 Pro

After launching the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphones in the Indian market a couple of weeks, ago, the Xiaomi-backed brand has now launched yet another variant of the smartphone, dubbed as Redmi Note 9S.

Launched in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, the Redmi Note 9S is the global variant of the Redmi Note 9 Pro launched in India. The device will be available for purchase from next month.


The smartphone features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ DotDisplay with 20:9 “Cinematic Screen” aspect ratio and 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution. The front panel as well as the back panel of the phone is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.

Under the hood, the device comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset, coupled with Adreno 618 GPU. The phone is packed with up to 6 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128 GBUFS 2.1 internal storage.

In the camera department, it comes with quad-camera setup on the back that includes a 48 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP ultra wide-angle lens, a 5 MP macro camera, and a 2 MP depth sensor. On the front side, it comes with a 16 MP snapper housed inside the notch.

The phone runs Android 10 operating system with the company’s own MIUI 11 on top and is powered by a 5020 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. It comes in three colors — Interstellar Grey, Aurora Blue and Glacier White.

Redmi Note 9S Specifications

  • Display: 6.67-inch 20:9 Full HD+ LCD DotDisplay with 2400  × 1080 pixels screen resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G 8nm Mobile Platform
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • RAM: 4/6 GB LPPDDR4x RAM
  • Storage: 64/128 GB UFS 2.1 storage; expandable up to 256 GB
  • Software: Android 10 with MIUI 11
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP Samsung ISOCELL GM2 with f/1.79 aperture + 8 MP 120° ultra-wide angle lens + 5 MP 2cm macro lens + 2 MP depth sensor
  • Front Camera: 16 MP
  • Others: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, Splash-proof (P2i coating)
  • Connectivity Options: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, VoWiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C port
  • Battery: 5020 mAh with 18W fast charging

Pricing and Availability

  • 4 GB RAM + 64 GB Storage: 249 yuan (~₹19,100)
  • 6 GB RAM + 128 GB Storage: 279 yuan (~₹21,400)
  • Availability: In Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand from next month