Xiaomi is one of the top players in the smartphone market. This company has been creating a lot of buzzes lately with the announcement of whooping 80W wireless charging. Although Xiaomi has not confirmed on which flagship this technology will be featured. Redmi has gained a lot of hype with the introduction of the Note 8 and Note 9 series. The users are satisfied and pretty happy with the quality of products from this company. Especially with the Note 8 series here in Nepal as well, it has successfully grabbed the user’s attention. Now Redmi has introduced a new device in the Note 9 series, Redmi Note 9S. This is another great mid-range device in the series. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S price in Nepal is Rs 29,999 for the 6/128GB variant.

Design and Display

xiaomi redmi note 9s full spec

Redmi Note 9S flaunts a 6.67-inch IPS LCD having 1080 x 2400 pixels. For protection, there’s Gorilla Glass 5. This device has an approximately 84.5% screen-to-body ratio with an aspect ratio of 20:9. Talking about the device aesthetics both the fingerprint sensor and the volume rockers are placed on the right edge of the device.

With a centered punch-hole cutout on the top, we have a slightly visible chin on the bottom. If you loved 3.5mm headphone jack then this device serves you right. As on the bottom edge, we have a headphone jack placed alongside the loudspeaker and the charging port.

48MP Rear Quad Camera Setup

Redmi Note 9S houses a total of 5 camera lenses. For the selfie, we have a 16MP lens. It is confined by the centered hole-punch. With the selfie lens, you can shoot videos [email protected]/120fps. In the rear department, we have a quad-camera setup. This consists of 48MP (wide) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 5MP (macro) + 2MP (depth).  With this quad setup lenses, you can shoot videos [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS. This setup is quite similar to that of Redmi Note 9 Pro.

redmi note 9s selfie rear camera

The alignment of the rear camera module is done in a rectangular shape. It is similar to that of Note 9 Pro and 9 Pro Max. As seen on those devices, the quad lenses are aligned in a square box, and beneath lies an LED flash. The combination of lenses and an LED flash gives a rectangular outlet with a slight bump in quad lenses.

Performance, Software, and Battery

For a mid-range device, Redmi Note 9S packs impressive internals. It is powered by Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) and for the GPU we have Adreno 618. It operates on Android 10.0 alongside MIUI 12.

redmi note 9s 5020 battery fast charging

The 4GB of RAM is coupled with 64GB and 6GB of RAM with 128GB internal. The internal storage is expandable using a microSDXC card having a dedicated slot. Massive 5020mAh battery fuels Redmi Note 9S. It also supports 18-watt fast charging. For the charging port, we have the standard USB Type-C.

Redmi Note 9S Key Specifications 

Announced On March 2020
Display 6.67-inch, IPS LCD, 1080 x 2400 pixels
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Chipset Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
GPU Adreno 618
Memory 4/64 GB & 6/128 GB
Primary Camera (Quad)
  • 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Shoot videos: [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS

Selfie Camera 16 MP (wide), 1.0µm
Shoot Videos: [email protected]/120fps, HDR
OS and UI Android 10.0; MIUI 12
Battery 5020mAh |18-watt Fast Charging
Colors Available Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
Miscellaneous Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Price in Nepal Rs 29,999 [6/128GB]

Redmi Note 9S Price in Nepal

The Xiaomi Redmi 9S was announced back in March. Finally, this device has made its way to the Nepali market. Looking at the above specs sheets, Redmi Note 9S looks amazing for a mid-range device. Most of the internals are similar to that of Redmi Note 9 Pro. Only the main lens on the rear camera setup and fast charging varies from one another.

This device is finally available here, only the 6/128GB variant has made its way to the Nepali market. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S price in Nepal is Rs 29,999 for a 6/128 GB variant. Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black are the available color variants. If you want more options then please read, ‘Best smartphones to buy under Rs 30,000 in Nepal’.


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