Redmi Note 11S 5G certified by FCC; to debut soon
Xiaomi's Redmi Note 11S 5G handset has been certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US, hinting at its imminent launch. As for the highlights, the device will have a large 6.6-inch LCD screen, a dual rear camera setup, a powerful MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset, and a massive 5,000mAh battery. The 5G-enabled smartphone should also arrive in India.
Why does this story matter?
- The Note 11S 5G will serve as a rebranded version of the POCO M4 Pro 5G and be the newest addition to Redmi's 5G line-up. Its good looks and internals should appeal to a lot of buyers in the international markets.
- When the handset is introduced on our shores, the competition in the affordable feature-packed device segment will increase significantly.
The phone will have side-mounted fingerprint scanner
The Redmi Note 11S 5G should have an edge-to-edge screen with a punch-hole cutout, a side-mounted fingerprint reader, and a prominent bottom bezel. On the rear, there will be a dual-camera setup housed within a rectangular module. It will bear a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 450 nits of brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
It will get a 16MP selfie shooter
The Redmi Note 11S 5G will flaunt a twin rear camera module, featuring a 50MP (f/1.8) primary sensor and an 8MP (f/2.2) ultrawide lens. On the front, there will be a 16MP (f/2.5) snapper for taking selfies and video calling.
The handset will pack up to 128GB of storage
The Redmi Note 11S 5G will draw power from an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor, coupled with 4GB/6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. The device will boot Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 and pack a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support. For connectivity, it will offer support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, 5G, and a Type-C port.
Redmi Note 11S 5G: Pricing and availability
The pricing and availability details of the Redmi Note 11S 5G in India will be disclosed at the time of its launch. However, it should carry a premium over the 4G variant, which starts at Rs. 16,499.