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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S

Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (Redmi Note Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G 8 x 2.3 GHz, Cortex-A76 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
Display
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash, 128 GB 
, 110 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm headphone jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 512 GB, dedicated, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1,800/​1,900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.8 x 165.8 x 76.7 ( = 0.35 x 6.53 x 3.02 in)
Battery
5020 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 48 MPix 48.0MP, f/​1.79, phase-detection AF, LED flash, videos @2160p/​30fps, 720p/​960fps (camera 1); 8.0MP, f/​2.2, wide-angle (camera 2); 5.0MP, f/​2.4, macro (camera 3); 2.0MP, f/​2.4, depth-of-field (camera 4)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/​2.48, videos @1080p/​30fps
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker at the bottom, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, SIM tool, silicone bumper, 24 Months Warranty, head SAR: 0,72W/​kg, body SAR0,98W/​kg; LTE speed: 800 Mbps (download), 150 Mbps (upload), fanless
Weight
209 g ( = 7.37 oz / 0.46 pounds), Power Supply: 76 g ( = 2.68 oz / 0.17 pounds)
Price
229 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.04% - good
Average of 19 scores (from 45 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 79%, features: 66%, display: 80% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S

80.7% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Smartphone Review – Large Display, Low Price | Notebookcheck
What do you get if you combine a high-resolution camera with zoom capabilities with a giant battery? A Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S for a mere $210. Find out what compromises, if any, you will have to make.
Redmi Note 9S Review
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/11/2020
83% Redmi Note 9s Long-Term Review – No Need to Panic!
Source: Manila Shaker English
As mentioned earlier, Redmi Note 9s is available for P10,490 for the 4GB/64GB, with the 6GB/128GB for P11,990. Its competitor is Realme 6 which boasts 90Hz screen and 64MP cameras. Given Realme is already offering trendy features, one can easily overlook Xiaomi’s offering. But from what I’ve noticed, it’s a reliable and long-lasting phone. Redmi Note 9s ticks all the boxes and is an easy purchase for those wanting to do more. And if you’re looking to game with this phone, just make sure to purchase the top model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 85% performance: 85% display: 80% mobility: 90%
Redmi Note 9s Review - No Need to Panic!
Source: Manila Shaker English
The Redmi Note 9s features Snapdragon 720G SoC, 48MP AI Quad-Cameras, 5020mAh battery, and a 6.67″ FHD+ DotDisplay. Redmi Note 9s also called Redmi Note 9 Pro (India) is priced at P10,490, within this price range, should you buy it?
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/05/2020
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Review
Source: Yugatech English
The Redmi Note 9S is certainly a hardy competitor in a mid-range segment that’s staying competitive despite the current circumstances. With a starting price of PHP10,490, you’re getting an attractive and tough design, a big high-resolution display, great cameras, smooth performance, and a huge battery. All those things at such a relatively low price is always a steal, and we expect no less from Xiaomi. If you’ve put together a maximum budget of PHP12k, then the Redmi Note 9S is definitely one to get.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/31/2020
70% Redmi Note 9S review – Surfing On Cloud 9?
Source: Hitech Century English
A large display and battery along with a new processor vie with modest camera performance and middling storage. If you're on a tight budget, it's worth a look but if you can spare the extra RM100, get the higher specced version.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/21/2020
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 60%
Redmi Note 9S review - Staying true to its roots
Source: Tech Nave English
After using the Redmi Note 9S for two weeks, I can conclude that this will be a fantastic device for consumers who are looking for mid-tier phones that prioritises gaming performance over other aspects of their phones. With the Snapdragon 720G chipset and the 5,020mAh battery, these are great mid-range features to power through your long gaming sessions with the smooth gameplay experience. Even if you are not into gaming, the big battery will last you more than a day with ease.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/18/2020
Redmi Note 9S Review: After One Month Experience, is Worth to Buy?
Source: Igeekphone English
Redmi Note 9S Smartphone might be grabbed by the equally excellent Realme 6, but it is still one of the best cheap phones we have ever seen. This is a great phone for less than £ 200. A true all-round phone with good performance, a camera, and amazing battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/13/2020
Redmi Note 9S Unboxing, Quick Review: Budget Mid-range Powerhouse?
Source: Unbox English
The Redmi Note 9S certainly has a lot of things going for it, but its main appeal here is the price—in the Philippines, the phone will be sold at just Php 10,490 for the base 4GB/64GB version, which is incredibly affordable as far as mid-range devices go.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2020
Redmi Note 9S Unboxing & Hands-on
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 05/05/2020
90% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S review
Source: Tech Advisor English
You can't argue with the value offered by Redmi Note 9S. Xiaomi's top budget phone is a fine example of how to produce cheaper phones without cutting corners. Design, performance, photography, all good - and in battery life it excels, with the longest time we've recorded in synthetic benchmarks. A few items remain on our wishlist for the Redmi line, but Note 9S will not fail to impress all but the most demanding users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
76% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S / 9 Pro review
Source: GSM Arena English
But the Redmi Note 9S excels in everything it promises it will, and while it cannot show us the smoothest of MIUIs, it surely impresses with HDR10 skills, a meaningful macro camera, and battery autonomy. These are more than enough by our books and the Redmi Note 9S a phone we can easily recommend.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 76%
Redmi Note 9S Review: Xiaomi Goes Back To Basics
Source: Lowyat.net English
With the Redmi Note 9S, Xiaomi isn’t trying something as bold as reinventing the wheel. What the brand is trying to do, though, is redefined the whole “bang for your buck” concept for smartphones. The phone’s build is solid, as is its main camera system. On top of that, it runs on a new Qualcomm chipset, and its 5020mAh battery has – as my colleague would put it – legs for days and an endurance fit to run a marathon.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/19/2020
Review – Redmi Note 9S: Buy this!
Source: NLT English
The new Redmi Note 9S is a beautiful mid-range smartphone. It’s classy and does not have any tacky lightning bolt design on it. It’s a sleek device with a unique color – remember, our Interstellar Grey looked bluish – and it felt great on my hands.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/16/2020
83% Redmi Note 9S Review — Definitely A Note-Worthy Upgrade!
Source: Pokde English
For RM799, the Redmi Note 9S does offer excellent value for your money. For the same price as the Redmi Note 8 was launched, you get faster charging, a much bigger battery, a bigger screen, and a much more powerful chipset along with all that. It’s an excellent buy for anyone looking for a solid mid-range device, and there’s enough performance under the hood for you to scratch your gaming itch, and enough battery life to make sure that you don’t have to run to the charger half way though a COD Mobile match.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 85% performance: 80% mobility: 82% workmanship: 84%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Review – A budget device with impressive power
Source: KL Gadget Guy English
The Redmi Note 9S is an almost complete package – the only department it scores poorly is in lowlight photography; perhaps this is something that could be fixed with a software update since the sensor is capable of much more. Despite that, the cameras still perform well in well-lit areas.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2020
Redmi Note 9S Review One Week Later
Source: TechTablets English
Redmi Note 9S review after one week update.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/31/2020
Redmi Note 9S Review & Unboxing
Source: TechTablets English
Redmi Note 9S Review. The Global Redmi Note 9 Pro.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/26/2020
Redmi Note 9S has a massive 5,020-mAh battery and 48-megapixel quad camera
Source: CNet English
The Redmi Note 9S is actually a rebrand for international markets of a phone that's already available in India, where it's known as the Redmi Note 9 Pro and costs approximately $175 when converted from Indian rupees.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/24/2020

Foreign Reviews

70% Ist das der neue Mittelklasse-König?
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Mittelklasse, wie sie sein soll
Source: Stadt-bremerhaven German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/26/2020
93% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
80% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S, análisis: érase una vez una powerbank con cuatro cámaras traseras
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 75% display: 78% mobility: 95% workmanship: 80%
83% Redmi Note 9S, Review en Español
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 90% performance: 79% display: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 89%
Análisis del Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S: lo tiene CASI todo
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; excellent display; good price. Negative: No NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/27/2020
78% Recensione REDMI NOTE 9S
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 80% display: 76% mobility: 90% workmanship: 85%
77% Recensione Redmi Note 9s/Pro: promosso ma con qualche riserva
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 77% features: 74%
67% 24h con Redmi Note 9s/9 Pro: pronti a tutto da 209 euro | Video
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 67% features: 79%
85% Test Du Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S, La Troisième Voie
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 85% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 85%
80% Test du Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S : le grand athlète
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
80% Prise en main du Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S : beaucoup de promesses
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Test du Redmi Note 9S : un chameau pour 200 euros
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; great built quality; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/06/2020
80% Recenzja Xiaomi Redmi Note 9s. Tanio i dobrze?
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Recenzja Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S. Sprzeda się świetnie, ale lepiej wybrać…
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/18/2020
Redmi Note 9S - test taniego, ale niepozbawionego wad smartfonu Xiaomi
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice design; great built quality; good display; large battery capacity; excellent cameras. Negative: No NFC; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/14/2020
82% Uzun pil ömrüne sahip akıllı telefon arayanlara; Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S incelemesi
Source: Log.com.tr TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 82%
Бестселлера не вышло: тест-обзор смартфона Redmi Note 9S
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; support both dual SIM and memory card slot; nice cameras; long battery life; infrared port. Negative: Heavy and bulky; poor display; no NFC; slippery.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/10/2020
83% Đánh giá Xiaomi Redmi Note 9s: Lựa chọn tốt ở phân khúc tầm trung
Source: Techtimes.vn VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/25/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Trải nghiệm Redmi Note 9s: Những điều mình thích và chưa thích
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; big screen; nice display; good connectivity; powerful processor; high gaming performance; great cameras; long battery life. Negative: Easy getting fingerprints; relatively bulky.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/06/2020
Đánh giá Redmi Note 9s: Giá hấp dẫn nhưng có nên mua?
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice performance; impressive design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2020
Đánh giá chi tiết Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S: Cày game ngon thế này thì mùa dịch ở nhà bớt chán hẳn đi
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; nice gaming performance; beautiful design; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2020
Trên tay Redmi Note 9S tại Việt Nam: Một đối thủ rất nặng ký trong phân khúc tầm trung
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; beautiful design; long battery life; quick charging; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2020
Trên tay Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S, chip Snapdragon 720G giá từ 5,5 triệu
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; good price; large battery capacity; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2020
Cận cảnh Redmi Note 9S Xanh Cực Quang: Màu đẹp, hoàn thiện tốt, Snapdragon 720G chạy mượt, cụm 4 camera thiết kế hơi dị
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; great built quality; powerful processor; impressive quad cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2020
Redmi Note 9S ra mắt tại VN: Snapdragon 720G, camera 48MP, pin 5020mAh, giá từ 5.49 triệu đồng
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; nice triple cameras; large battery capacity; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/24/2020
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S lên kệ tại Việt Nam giá từ 5,5 triệu
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; powerful processor; impressive design; great quad cameras; large battery capacity.
Hands-On, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/24/2020

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 618: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 730) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. Supports DirectX11_1, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.2.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 720G: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 465 cores (two fast ARM Cortex-A76 cores at up to 2.3 GHz and six small ARM Cortex-A55 cores at up to 1.8 GHz) and a fast X15 LTE modem (up to 800 Mbit download). The SoC is manufactured in the modern 8 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.67":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.209 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


80.04%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Xiaomi Redmi 9C
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Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G
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Xiaomi Redmi 9A
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Xiaomi Redmi 9
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Xiaomi Redmi 10X
unknown, unknown, 6.53", 0.199 kg
Xiaomi Redmi K30i 5G
Adreno 620, Snapdragon SD 765G, 6.67", 0 kg
Xiaomi Black Shark 3
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 865, 6.67", 0.222 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro
unknown, unknown, 6.57", 0.208 kg
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