The Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S were launched in India on Wednesday (February 9th) as the latest models in the Redmi Note series. The two Redmi phones share some similarities. These include 90Hz AMOLED displays and quad rear cameras. Both the Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S come with 33W fast charging support and are rated to provide up to two days of battery life. Phones also have an IP53-rated splash-resistant build. One major difference, however, is that the Redmi Note 11 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC, while the Redmi Note 11S is powered by a MediaTek Helio chip. The phones lack 5G support, which has become common even under the Rs. 20,000 price segment, and only come 4G connectivity.
Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11S price in India, availability details
Redmi Note 11 priced at Rs. 13,499 for the base 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The phone also has a 6GB + 64GB option, priced at Rs. 14,499 and the 6GB + 128GB model is priced at Rs. 15,999. It comes in Horizon Blue, Space Black and Starburst White. It is important to note that the 64GB storage variants of the Redmi Note 11 are available with introductory prices that are subject to change in the future. However, the company did not disclose the details of how long the launch prices will last.
On the other hand, the Redmi Note 11S is priced at Rs. 16,499 for the 6GB + 64GB model. It has a 6GB + 128GB model priced at Rs. 17,499 and the top-of-the-line 8GB + 128GB option is priced at Rs. 18,499. The Redmi Note 11S is available in Horizon Blue, Polar White and Space Black shades.
In terms of availability, the Redmi Note 11 will go on sale from February 11, while the Redmi Note 11S will be available for purchase from February 21. Both phones are offered by Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home Stores, Mi Studios. And major retail outlets across the country.
Launch offers on Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S are Rs. 1,000 instant discount for customers using Bank of Baroda credit and debit cards. Various retail channels also have no-cost EMI options and exchange offers.
Redmi Note 11 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 11 runs on Android 11 with the newly launched MIUI 13 and features a 6.43-inch Full-HD + (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED dot display (the company speaks for a whole-punch display design). 20:9 aspect ratio and refresh rate up to 90Hz. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC with up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM. In terms of optics, it has a quad rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens. The camera setup also includes an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide lens, a 2-megapixel macro shooter and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
For selfies and video chats, the Redmi Note 11 features a 13-megapixel selfie camera sensor with an f/2.4 lens on the front.
The Redmi Note 11 has up to 128GB of onboard storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 1TB) with a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, Infrared (IR) blaster, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The sensors in the Redmi Note 11 include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer and proximity sensor. There is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Additionally, the phone comes with dual stereo speakers.
The Redmi Note 11 packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W Pro fast charging. The phone measures 159.87×73.87×8.09mm and weighs 179 grams.
Redmi Note 11S specifications
The dual SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 11S runs on Android 11-based MIUI 13 and features a 6.43-inch Full-HD + (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED dot display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 SoC with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. The Redmi Note 11S comes with a quad rear camera setup, including a 108-megapixel primary Samsung HM2 sensor and an f/1.9 wide-angle lens.
The camera setup on the Redmi Note 11S also includes an 8-megapixel ultra-wide shooter, a 2-megapixel macro shooter and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The Redmi Note 11S comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera sensor with an f/2.4 lens on the front.
On the front of the storage, the Redmi Note 11S has UFS 2.2 storage up to 128GB, which can be expanded via a special slot via a microSD card (up to 1TB).
Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 11S include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, Infrared (IR) Blaster, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also comes with a range of sensors including accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer and proximity sensor. Furthermore, there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The Redmi Note 11S packs a 5,000mAh battery with 33W Pro fast charging. The phone measures 159.87×73.87×8.09mm and weighs 179 grams.