In the second half of 2021, Redmi launched the Redmi Note 11 series. The top version, Redmi Note 11 Pro+ supports 120W fast charging technology. This is the first time that a smartphone within the 2000 yuan ($313) price tag supports 120W charging. This is the fastest charging mobile phone in the same price range. We can safely call this smartphone the “king of fast charging” considering its charging capacity and price. Now, Redmi is about to release the new member of the Note series, Redmi Note 11S. According to a recent report, the Redmi Note 11S will hit the global market at the end of February.
At present, there are few details about Redmi Note 11S. However, it is worth noting that this device may not have a Chinese version. Also, it may be a 4G model and the price will be around 1000 yuan ($157). There are also speculations that this device will support up to 120W fast charging. If this happens, it will be the first smartphone in its price range to use such charging power.
There are also speculations that the Redmi Note 11S adopts a 90Hz high refresh rate full screen. Under the hood, there will be a MediaTek processor (model unknown). In the camera department, this smartphone will come with a 108MP main camera. It will also have an 8MP ultra-wide-angle and 2MP macro sensor.
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In addition, Lu Weibing, general manager of the Redmi brand, confirmed that the Redmi Note series started with two iterations a year, positioning them as “small performance flagship” and “small experience flagship”. Taking into account the positioning of the Redmi Note 11 series as a “small flagship with experience”, the next-generation Redmi Note 12 series will be positioned as a “small flagship with performance”.
Redmi Note 11 series sales exceed 1 million units in less than two weeks of sales
After the release of the Redmi Note 11, Note 11 Pro, and Note 11 Pro+, it took these smartphones less than two weeks to hit the 1 million sales mark. The Redmi Note series has always been very popular. At the launch event of the Note 11 series, Redmi’s General Manager, Lu Weibing, revealed that the global sales of the Redmi Note series exceed 240 million units. In May of this year, Xiaomi announced that the global sales of the Redmi Note series exceeded 200 million.
Regarding the sales of the Note 11 series, the company said…”Thanks to all Mi Fan friends for their support and trust and 1 million loves. Redmi will continue to popularize high-end products and give everyone good products that continue to exceed expectations”. This series was officially released on October 28th and the first sales commenced on November 1st. This means that it took just 12 days for the Note 11 series to hit 1 million units.
The starting price of the Note 11, Note 11 Pro, and Note 11 Pro+ is 1199 yuan ($188), 1599 yuan ($251), and 1899 yuan ($298) respectively. It is quite interesting that even the top model costs less than $300.