In an already competitive mid-range market, Xiaomi has now introduced their new Redmi 9S in the UAE. Coming in at Dh899 the Redmi Note 9S aims to be a value-for-money offering for people looking for a new smartphone.
Performance and Battery
The Redmi Note 9S is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset that is equipped with an octa-core CPU with a 2.3GHz maximum clock speed, the Adreno 618 GPU and 8nm process technology.
The Note 9S is the first smartphone in the Redmi Note lineup to feature a Z-axis linear vibration motor that enables faster acceleration resulting in better haptic feedback compared to traditional motors that most other smartphones in this segment come with.
The device is powered by a 5020mAh and 18W fast charging. It also comes with a 22.5W in-box charger which means it can charge fully in less than an hour.
Design and Display
Sporting a notch-free design, the Redmi Note 9S has a square-shaped camera layout and side-mounted fingerprint sensor that doubles up as a power button.
Featuring a 6.67” FHD+ DotDisplay with Redmi Note’s first-ever in-display front camera, Note 9S’s design offers an impressive 91% screen-to-body ratio for a highly immersive experience.
The display also offers TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification, splash-proof nano coating and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back.
Redmi Note 9S is equipped with a quad camera setup on the rear that has a 48MP main lens and a large 1/2” sensor. It also has an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 5MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor.
The front of Redmi Note 9S sports a 16MP lens for its in-display selfie camera.
Price and availability
The Redmi Note 9S will retail at Dh899 for the 4GB+64GB in UAE and is available at Amazon.ae, Etisalat and Carrefour.