Redmi Note 11S Launched in India: Full Specifications and FAQs

Redmi has launched the Redmi Note 11S in the Indian smartphone. The handset comes as the successor to the Redmi Note 10S which was launched previously.

The device comes with a 90Hz FHD+ AMOLED Display, MediaTek Helio Processor, 108MP Quad Rear Camera Setup, and 5000 mAh Battery. However, the device lacks 5G support and it is only 4G supportive.

Let’s see the full features, specifications, price, and availability of the Redmi Note 11S.

Price and Availability in India

The device launched in three different variants – 6GB RAM + 64GB Storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage, and 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage. It comes in three color options – Polar White, Horizon Blue, and Space Black.

The 6GB+64GB model is priced at Rs 16,499, the 6GB+128GB model is priced at Rs 17,499, and the higher 8GB+128GB model is priced at Rs 18,499.

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The first sale of the device starts from 16th February at 12 PM (or Noon) on Mi.com, Amazon, Mi Studios, and also be available on offline retail stores.

As a launch offer, users will get a Rs 1,000 Instant Discount with Bank of Baroda Debit and Credit Cards Transactions. There will also be no-cost EMI options and exchange offers at different retail channels.

Redmi Note 11S Specifications

This smartphone features a 6.43-inches FHD+ AMOLED Display with 2400×1080 pixels resolution, 90Hz Refresh Rate, and 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate. The display further has a pixel density of 409 PPI, 1000 nits Peak Brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection on the top.

The device is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio G96 Processor coupled with Arm Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. It comes with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 Storage. There is a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion of up to 1TB.

The device also has extended RAM availability, which provides the 6GB or 8GB RAM model with 3GB additional Virtual or extended RAM.

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The 3GB extended RAM effect allows one to maximize their device’s potential and run apps faster. According to Xiaomi, this extended RAM technology can use 3GB of internal storage to keep more apps open in memory at the same time.

Redmi Note 11S

The Redmi Note 11S features a 108MP Quad Rear Camera setup with an LED Flash in the rectangular camera module. The rear cameras consist of a 108MP Samsung HM2 primary lens with f/1.9 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture that has a 118-degree field-of-view, a 2MP depth lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture.

There is a 16MP Selfie Camera lens with f/2.4 aperture in the center punch-hole design display. Both the front and rear cameras can record up to 1080P videos at 30fps.

Key Specifications

  • 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display
  • 90Hz Refresh Rate, 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate
  • Mediatek Helio G96 Processor
  • 108MP Quad Rear Camera
  • 16MP Selfie Camera
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • 33W Fast Charging
  • 2+1 microSD slot
  • Dual Stereo Speakers
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
  • Liquid Cooling, IP53 Rating
  • MIUI 13 Based on Android 11

Connectivity options on the handset include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, and a USB Type-C port for charging. The device does not support NFC (Near Field Communication) Technology while it has a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack.

Sensors on the device include a Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Electronic compass, IR blaster, and Gyroscope. There is a Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner to unlock the device using fingerprints.

The smartphone also has dual stereo speakers, Liquid Cooling Technology for heat dissipation, and IP53 Rating for splash and dust resistance.

The device packs a 5000 mAh Battery with 33W Fast Charging Support. It carries a weight of 179 grams and measures 159.87 x 73.87 x 8.09 mm (height, width, and depth respectively). It runs on Android 11-based MIUI 13 skin out of the box.

Pros and Cons

ProsCons
FHD+ AMOLED DisplayOnly 90Hz Refresh Rate (No 120Hz at this price)
108MP Quad Rear CameraNo 5G Connectivity
Better Audio with Dual Stereo SpeakersStill Android 11
IP53 Rating for Splash and Dust ResistantNo In-Display Fingerprint Scanner
3.5 mm Headphone JackPlastic Back Material
Dedicated SD Card Slot with up to 1TB ExpansionNo 4K Video Recording (predecessor has 4K recording)
Latest MIUI 13 out of the boxBloatware in UI
IR Blaster to control devices No NFC Support
Widevine L1 Support
Carrier Aggregation

Some FAQs of Redmi Note 11S

Is the device 5G?

No, the device does not have 5G support as it features an octa-core Mediatek Helio G96 Processor which is 4G supportive.

Is the handset waterproof?

Yes, the device has an IP53 rating that protects from water spray and from dust ingress.

Does the device have In-Display Fingerprint?

No, the Redmi Note 11S does not have an In-Display Fingerprint. Instead of that, it has a Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner to unlock the device using fingerprints.

Which processor does the device have?

The device features an octa-core Mediatek Helio G96 Processor which is coupled with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 Storage.

Is there a dedicated microSD slot?

Yes, the device has a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion of up to 1TB.

Does the device have a higher refresh rate?

Yes, the smartphone features a 6.43-inches FHD+ AMOLED Display with 90Hz Refresh Rate and 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate.

Are there dual speakers on the device?

Yes, the Redmi Note 11S has dual stereo speakers for better audio quality and also has a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack to plug your earphones or headphones.

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