Introducing Redmi Note 9S: Power to win

Beijing, CHINA, March 23, 2020 – Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced Redmi Note 9S – a new mid-range performance champion. Delivering on the five star experience Redmi Note users have come to expect, the new device features a powerful processor, striking, symmetrical design, outstanding quad camera setup, and long-lasting battery. 

Xiaomi also introduced two ecosystem products, Mi Handheld Vacuum Cleaner 1C – a powerful cordless home-cleaning assistant, and Mi Smart Compact Projector – a home entertainment device that offers a truly immersive viewing experience.

Performance reigns supreme with a powerful chipset and high-magnitude battery  

Equipped with the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G chipset, which consists of an octa-core CPU with a 2.3GHz maximum clock speed, Adreno™ 618 GPU and 8nm process technology. Redmi Note 9S offers an unparalleled user experience through its advanced AI technology, and power-efficiency improvements. 

As the first smartphone in the Redmi Note lineup to feature a Z-axis linear vibration motor, it enables faster acceleration which results in better haptic feedback compared to traditional motors.

Its 5020mAh high-capacity battery keeps users fully powered throughout the day, even during heavy usage. When it’s time to recharge, the device offers 18W fast charging and comes with a 22.5W in-box charger.  

Premium quality legacy continues with sleek design and dazzling display

Touting an all-new, notch-free design, Redmi Note 9S sports a unique square-shaped camera layout and side-mounted fingerprint sensor that doubles as a power button for fast, convenient unlocking. Featuring a 6.67” FHD+ DotDisplay with Redmi Note’s first-ever in-display front camera, the device’s premium, symmetrical design boasts an impressive 91% screen-to-body ratio for a more immersive experience. The display also offers TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification to ensure long-lasting eye comfort. Meanwhile, the device is available in three captivating colors to appease any consumer, including Interstellar Grey, Aurora Blue and Glacier White.

Redmi Note 9S advances Redmi Note’s legacy of developing high-quality phones that are sure to satisfy with its splash-proof nano coating and Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on the front and back.

Photography and videography shine through with an innovative quad camera setup

Redmi Note 9S features an impressive quad camera setup on the back with a 48MP main lens and a large 1/2” sensor for ultra-high-resolution day photos. Its 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens lets users capture large group images with ease, while its 5MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor round out the setup to capture beautiful images, every time. On the front, Redmi Note 9S sports a 16MP lens for its in-display selfie camera, minimizing front screen bezels without compromising camera quality. 

Prices and availability

Redmi Note 9S will be available first in Southeast Asian markets including Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand, while its availability and price information in other markets will be announced accordingly.


Starting from March 27, Redmi Note 9S will be available in Malaysia, first via Lazada. The 4GB+64GB version will be retailed at RM 799, whereas the 6GB+128GB version at RM 899.

In conjunction with Lazada’s 8th Birthday Sale campaign on March 27, the 4GB+64GB version will be available for a special price of RM 699 through a flash sales deal.


On March 27, Redmi Note 9S will be available in Singapore, first via Lazada. The 4GB+64GB version will be retailed at SGD 299 whereas the 6GB+128GB version at SGD 349.

Along with Lazada’s 8th Birthday Sale campaign on March 27, the 4GB+64GB version will be available for a special price at SGD 249 during a flash sales deal.


The device will be available through Mobile World and Lazada starting from March 27, at 5,490,000 VND for 4GB+64GB, and 5,990,000 VND for 6GB+128GB.

On March 27, during Lazada Birthday campaign, Xiaomi will be having one day of flash sale, at 4,990,000 VND for 4GB+64GB. Meanwhile, Mobile World will start a pre-order offer at 5,490,000 VND, plus a 6 months screen repair warranty, and a 0% installment for 6GB + 64GB version from March 27 to April 2.


On its first sales on March 27 during Lazada Birthday campaign, Redmi Note 9S, 4GB + 64GB, will be priced at 5,999 Baht with a free Mi Smart Band 4 (1,299 Baht), a drop from 6,499 Baht.

The 6GB+128GB version will be priced at 7,999 Baht with its first sales during Mi Fan Festival on April 7, through online and offline channels including COM7, TG FONE, JAYMART, and Authorized Mi Stores.

Mi Handheld Vacuum Cleaner 1C

Mi Handheld Vacuum Cleaner 1C offers an effortless cleaning experience with a portable and cord-free design.

This new device retains the powerful DC brushless motor that can spin up to 100,000 rpm from its predecessor, but with an upgraded maximum suction power of 120AW.

An intricate 5-step filtration system includes an advanced multi-cyclone separation system and a H12-class HEPA filter, enables Mi Handheld Vacuum Cleaner 1C to capture 99.97% of dust particles as small as 0.3 microns in size while ensuring only clean air is released.

With a battery that lasts up to 60 mins under eco mode, Mi Handheld Vacuum Cleaner 1C also comes with four versatile brushes adapted for different cleaning scenarios, allowing users to clean tight crevices, delicate surfaces, and fabric-covered furniture.

Mi Smart Compact Projector

The all-new Mi Smart Compact Projector offers a truly impressive home theatre experience with its 1080P FHD video quality that retains true color, and two built-in speakers that support Dolby and DTS decoding.

Featuring a throw ratio of 1.2:1,  Mi Smart Compact Projector provides an adjustable projecting screen size from 60 to 120 inches, which will turn your living room into an immersive environment for movies, concerts, games and more.

Powered by Android TV 9.0, users can download their favorite apps and content through Google Play, as well as fully enjoy functionality such as Google Assistant and Chromecast.

More product images available from: Redmi Note 9S, Mi Handheld Vacuum Cleaner 1C, Mi Smart Compact Projector.


About Xiaomi

Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core. 

With the vision of being friends with its users and being the “coolest company” in the hearts of its users, Xiaomi is committed to continuous innovation, with an unwavering focus on quality and efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology. 

Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world’s leading consumer IoT platform, with more than 213 million smart devices (excluding smartphones and laptops) connected to its platform. Currently, Xiaomi products are present in more than 90 countries and regions around the world and have a leading foothold in many of them.

In July 2019, the company made the Fortune Global 500 list for the first time, ranking 468th among all, and 7th among internet companies. Xiaomi is the youngest company on the 2019 Fortune Global 500 list.