Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S With Snapdragon 720G Chipset Launched in Nepal

The popular Xiaomi Redmi Note smartphones are at their ninth generation this year, and the initial launch has enjoyed a warm reception. A few months ago, the Redmi 9 lineup went global with an altered name for international users – Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S. And now the company has launched the Redmi Note 9S in Nepal.

The Redmi Note 9S is a bit tough to decipher at first, but it is the same smartphone or you can say it as a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 9 Pro that is already available in Nepal.

Anyway, the Redmi Note 9S is shaping as your typical bang for the buck offer – it impresses with glass design, a very capable chipset, a large screen, a quad-camera at the rear, and a huge battery. Let’s see more details like specifications, features, availability and Redmi Note 9S price in Nepal.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Specifications Overview

Xiaomi has recently launched the mid-range Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphones in Nepal. Now, the company has announced the launch of Redmi Note 9S smartphone.

Design and Display

Xiaomi has stated that the Redmi Note 9S has an anti-corrosion layer for the internal components and comes with a splash-proof P2i coating. The smartphone boasts a 6.67-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, a 60Hz display with a 120Hz touch sampling rate, and an aspect ratio of 20:9.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Display

Image Credits: GSMArena

Moreover, the device has a pixel density of 395ppi along with a screen to body ratio of 84.62%. A Corning Gorilla Glass v5 protects the bezel-less punch-hole display of the smartphone.

The phone is available in Interstellar Black, Glacier White, and Aurora Blue colour variants.

Performance & Configuration

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S is powered by an Adreno 618 GPU and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset that comes with an octa-core processor configuration consisting of Kryo 465 Dual-core and Hexa-core running at a clock speed of 2.3GHz and 1.8GHz.

The smartphone flaunts an amazing pair of 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 512GB via a microSD card slot.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Specifications

The smartphone flaunts a quad-camera setup at the rear with a 48MP (f/1.79) Samsung GM2 primary sensor offering up to 10x Digital Zoom, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP (f/2.4) macro lens, and another 2MP (f/2.4) depth lens.

On the front, the handset has a 16MP primary camera placed in the punch-hole display which company claims to capture realistic selfies.

Rear Camera Video Features

Nagrywanie 4K 30fps 30fps
1080P Recording 30fps / 60fps
720P Recording 30fps
1080P Slow Motion Recording 120fps
720P Slow Motion Recording 120fps / 240fps / 960fps


The Redmi Note 9S boasts a massive but non-replaceable 5,020mAh Li-Polymer battery and supports 18W fast charging. The phone ships with a 22.5W wired charger in the retail box.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Battery

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On the sphere of connectivity, the Redmi Note 9S smartphone has dual sim with dual standby with 4G on both SIM cards and supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS with Glonass, NavIC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Other Specs

The smartphone runs on Android 10.0 based company’s MIUI 11 custom skin on top out-of-the-box. It comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security and authentication.

Key Specs of Redmi Note 9S / 9 Pro Smartphone

Let’s take a closer look at the Redmi Note 9S specs sheet.

  • Body: Plastic frame, Gorilla Glass 5 front and back, splash-proof, 165.8×76.7×8.8 mm,
  • Weight: 209 grams
  • Display: 6.67″ IPS LCD, 1080 x 2400px resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, 395ppi, HDR10
  • Rear camera: Primary: 48MP, f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.0″ sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size, PDAF. Ultrawide: 8MP, f/2.2, 1/4″, 1.12µm pixels. Macro camera: 5MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm. Depth sensor: 2MP; 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps video recording, EIS.
  • Front camera: 16MP, f/2.5 aperture, 1.0µm pixels. 1080p/30fps video recording.
  • OS: Android 10; MIUI 11.
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 720G (8nm): Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver), Adreno 618 GPU.
  • Memory: 4/6GB of RAM; 64/128GB UFS 2.1 storage; dedicated microSD slot.
  • Battery: 5,020mAh; 18W fast charging.
  • Connectivity: LTE-A; USB-C; Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; dual-band GPS; Bluetooth 5.0; FM radio; IR blaster.
  • Misc: Side-mounted fingerprint reader; 3.5mm audio jack.
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. 29,999 (6GB+128GB)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Color Options

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S in Interstellar Grey, Aurora Blue, and Glacier White.

Redmi Note 9S Price in Nepal and Availability

The price of Redmi Note 9S in Nepal is Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The smartphone is available in single colour option i.e. Aurora Blue and will be available soon at all the Xiaomi authorized stores across Nepal.

Smartphone Model Price in Nepal
Redmi Note 9S (6/128GB) NPR. 29,999

Buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S For

  • Massive 5,020mAh Battery With 18W Fast Charging
  • Excellent Camera Set-Up
  • Splash Proof

Our Verdict

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S is an amazing smartphone from the brand, packed with a 6GB RAM and a massive 5,020mAh battery equipped with 18W Fast Charging technology. The stunning rear and front camera setup offered by the device makes it an attractive deal to invest in. Moreover, the side based fingerprint scanner of the handset facilitates quick unlock experience.

So, what are your thought on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S smartphone? Do let us know in comments below.