Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi Note 11 series, which includes the Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11 Pro, Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G, and Redmi Note 11S smartphones. The Chinese manufacturer’s latest Redmi Note smartphone line is a budget offering that has proven to be a popular series in the past. The Redmi Note 11 devices feature a flat-edged design and a CPU combination from Qualcomm and MediaTek. As of now, the smartphones have been released in all major markets throughout the world.
Redmi Note 11S vs Redmi Note 11 Launch
The Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S were released in Singapore on February 9 after months of speculation. Both phones are part of the Redmi Note 11 series and share several features such as 90Hz screens, quad back cameras, and fast charging capabilities. The phones are also water and dust resistant, with an IP53 grade. However, there are significant variances in terms of the chipsets that power them, as well as the configurations available for these Redmi phones. We’ll compare the price of the Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S in Singapore, as well as their specifications, in this article so you can decide which model is the best one for your needs.
Prices and Availability
From February 11, 2022, the Redmi Note 11S and Redmi Note 11 will be available for purchase from Xiaomi’s official Lazada and Shopee e-stores (online), authorized Xiaomi stores, and partnered stores (in-store). Specific in-store and online benefits are listed in the table. All bonuses are only available while supplies last.
|Model||Variant||Price||In-store Bonus||Online Bonus|
|Redmi Note 11S||6GB RAM + 64GB storage||S$299||N/A||Reduced price at S$279|
|8GB RAM + 128GB storage||S$329||Free premium gifts worth S$44.90#||Free Redmi Buds 3|
|Redmi Note 11||4GB RAM + 128GB storage||S$259||N/A||Reduced price at S$239|
|6GB RAM + 128GB storage||S$279||Free premium gifts worth S$44.90#||Free Redmi Buds 3|
Redmi has teased a number of significant features for both models, including a new design language, color variations, and more. With the latest set of specifications and features, Redmi’s new models are poised to take a sizable market share in the S$300 price range. We’ve assembled all the details you need to know about the Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S, including specifications and features, in this article. Let’s get started without further ado.
|Specs||Redmi Note 11||Redmi Note 11S|
|Display||AMOLED display with a 6.43-inch FHD+ resolution (90Hz)||AMOLED display with a 6.43-inch FHD+ resolution (90Hz)|
|Processor||Snapdragon 680||MediaTek Helio G96|
|RAM||4GB | 6GB||6GB | 8GB|
|Storage||64GB | 128GB||64GB | 128GB|
|OS||Android 11||Android 11|
|Rear cameras||50MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP||108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP|
|Fast charging||Fast charging at 33 watts||Fast charging at 33 watts|
|Dimensions||159.87 x 73.87 x 8.09 millimeters||159.87 x 73.87 x 8.09 millimeters|
Redmi Note 11S vs Redmi Note 11 Pricing
There are two configurations for the Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S. The Redmi Note 11 is available in 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB configurations, with prices starting at S$259 and S$279. The base configuration of the Note 11S is 6GB + 64GB, which costs S$299. The other two options are 8GB RAM with 128GB storage for S$329 and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage for S$329, respectively.
The Redmi Note 11 series provides the user with more alternatives. The Redmi Note 11, on the other hand, wins this round thanks to a well-rounded product and a lower price tag across the board.
Winner: Redmi Note 11
Redmi Note 11S vs Redmi Note 11 Design and build:
Both phones measure 6.29 inches in height, 2.91 inches in width, 0.32 inches in thickness, and weigh 179 grammes (6.31 oz.). They have an IP53 rating, which implies they can withstand minimal dust ingress and water spray at a distance of less than 60 degrees from vertical. On both phones, the back and frame are made of plastic. Both phones have a fingerprint scanner on the home button. For both, the display colors are gray and blue.
Redmi Note 11S vs Redmi Note 11 Display:
The AMOLED display is found on both devices in the Redmi Note 11 series. The 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display on the Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S has a resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels. The phones have a 90Hz screen refresh rate, a DCI-P3 color gamut, and a peak brightness of 1000 nits. Both have the same PPI of 409. The aspect ratio on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S is 20:9. Both have Corning Gorilla Glass 3 scratch-resistant glass, an ambient light sensor, a proximity sensor and an IPS LCD.
Redmi Note 11S vs Redmi Note 11 Performance and Software:
In terms of fundamental components, the Redmi Note 11 has a Snapdragon 680 processor, whilst the Redmi Note 11S has a Helio G96 processor. The Helio G96 SoC, according to online reviews, exceeds the Snapdragon 680 in both standard and gaming performance. The Snapdragon 680, on the other hand, outperforms the competition in terms of battery economy.
In terms of software, both devices come pre-installed with Android 11. It all comes down to personal preference when it comes to software. The Redmi Note 11S wins this round due to its superior performance.
Redmi Note 11S vs Redmi Note 11 Cameras:
When it comes to cameras, the Redmi Note 11S comes out on top thanks to its 108MP primary camera, which is complemented by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle, 2MP depth, and 2MP macro sensor. The Redmi Note 11, on the other hand, has a 50MP primary sensor and the same rest of the system as the 11S.
The Redmi Note 11 has a 13MP selfie camera on the front. A 16MP front camera is included with the Redmi Note 11S.
The Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11S both have quad-camera setups on the back. The 50MP primary sensor on the Redmi Note 11 is supposed to have an f/1.8 aperture, while the 108MP Samsung HM2 sensor on the Redmi Note 11S is said to have an f/1.9 aperture. The remainder of the sensors on both phones, however, stay the same. An 8MP ultra-wide lens with a 118-degree field of view, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture are among the features.
In terms of resolution, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S’s 108 MP Quad Rear Camera outperforms the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11’s 50 MP Quad Rear Camera. If you like to take a lot of selfies, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S is a better pick than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 because it features a superior 16 MP front camera than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11. The Redmi Note 11S gets the win in this round thanks to its excellent rear and front cameras.
Redmi Note 11S vs Redmi Note 11 Memory:
In comparison to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11’s smaller 4 GB RAM, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S’s higher 6 GB RAM is superior for gaming. Both feature the same 64 GB internal memory. Memory Card Slots are available on both smartphones.