Redmi Note 9S Launched in Nepal with SD720G, 48MP AI Quad Camera & Bigger Battery
Xiaomi has recently released Redmi Note 9 Series. The Redmi Note 9, Note 9 Pro, and Note 9 Pro Max are now available in India as well as in Nepal. The information states that Redmi Note 9S is an international version of Note 9 Pro which has shipped internationally from April 7, 2020. Redmi Note 9S is launched in Nepal at the price of Rs 29,999 for 6GB+128GB. So let's find out in detail about this model.
Overview of Redmi Note 9S
Redmi Note 9S got the same specifications and features as that of Redmi Note 9 Pro. The major features of Redmi Note 9S are a Quad Rear Camera setup with a primary 48MP sensor, FHD+ panel, Snapdragon 720G Chipset, and a bigger battery.
Display and Design
The front panel for Redmi Note 9S got a beautiful 6.67-inch IPS LCD panel. The screen has an FHD+ (1080x2400 pixels ) resolution which adapts a 20:9 aspect ratio. The front and back panel of the device is protected by corning gorilla glass 5, but the side of the phone is made out of plastic instead of metal. The display can produce good brightness and color but they are not as good and color accurate as AMOLED and OLED panels.
Chipset and Performance
Last year Note series got Helio Chipset but this year Redmi Note 9S is powered by Snapdragon 720G chipset. The same chipset can be seen in Redmi Note 9 Pro and Pro Max. The 8nm processor got dual 2.3GHz high performing Kryo 465 cores and Hexa 1.8GHz Kryo 465 power-efficient cores. The SD720G mid-range gaming chipset coupled with Adreno 618 GPU can deliver enough power to handle daily casual tasks like media consumption and internet surfing. Not only that you can do casual and mid-range gaming with a good frame rate without lagging the system. Two variants one with 4/64GB option and another with 6/128GB option is released. The faster RAM and UFS 2.1 Storage technology are used in this model for better performance and there is a dedicated microSD card for storage expansion.
The back panel of the device has a rectangular camera housing at the top middle portion. The primary 48MP f/1.8 sensor is assisted by an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide sensor. Similarly, there is a dedicated 5MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor in a camera housing.
At the front, there is a 16MP selfie shooter embedded in a punch hole at the top middle of the display. The photo and video quality will be good and we will let you know more once this device is available in Nepal. Regarding video recording, it can record up to 4K at 30fps, FHD video up to 120fps, and HD video up to 960fps.
Battery and Other Performance
The Redmi Note 9S is powered by a bigger 5020 mAh battery. The battery supports 18W fast charging which will decrease charging time. We expected more than a 20W fast charging option but there is a 33W fast-charging option for Note 9 Pro Max. Additionally, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack in Redmi Note 9S, and under display optic fingerprint sensor. Regarding connectivity, it supports dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), Bluetooth V5.0, GPS, GLONASS, IR port, FM Radio, and Type C connector.
Redmi Note 9S Specifications
- Display: 6.67-inch IPS LCD screen, Full HD+ (2400×1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Rear Camera: Quad camera
- 48 MP, f/1.8, Dual Pixel PDAF main sensor
- 8 MP, f/2.2 (wide-angle)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, macro lens
- 2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
- Front Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0 sensor
- CPU: Snapdragon 720G (2 x 2.3GHz Kyro 465 + 6 x 1.8GHz Kyro 465)
- GPU: Adreno 618
- RAM: 4/6GB
- Storage: 64 GB, 128GB; Expandable
- OS & UI: Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top
- Sensors: Side-mounted Fingerprint, Gyro, accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Battery: 5020 mAh 18W; USB Type-C port
- Price in Nepal: Rs 29,999 for 6GB+128GB
Price and Availability
The price of Redmi Note 9S in Nepal is Rs. 29,999 for the 6/128GB variant. With this pricing, it will compete with Realme 5i, Realme 6, Oppo A31, Honor 9X lite, Moto G power, Galaxy M21, etc. for market share. You can also check the price of the available Xiaomi Smartphone in Nepal.
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