Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Basics

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Global · 6GB · 64GB
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
Global · 6GB · 64GB · NFC
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Score

Ki Cost-effective
Score
8.2 Ki Cost-effective
Score
7.9 Ki Cost-effective
Score
Design and Screen score 7.6Design & Materials 7.0Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.7Performance & Hardware 6.5Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.8Camera 6.9Camera
Connectivity score 8.3 Connectivity 7.0 Connectivity
Battery score 7.5 Battery 6.9 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.4
46 reviews
8.1
47 reviews

Technical specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S

Specs stores to buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Global · 6GB · 64GB
stores to buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
Global · 6GB · 64GB · NFC
Inches 6.67" 6.43"
Resolution FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 87% useful 85% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Dimensions 76.1 mm
161.2 mm
8.1 mm
73.4 mm
159.9 mm
8.1 mm
Weight 202 g 179 g
Micro SnapD. 695
Octa-Core
Helio G96
Octa-Core
RAM 6 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 405.259
v9
302.877
v9
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh
Main Camera 1
108 Mpx · ƒ/1.9
S5KHM2
2 3
1
108 Mpx · ƒ/1.9
S5KHM2
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.4 SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.4
Bands
OS Android 11 Red Velvet Cake Android 11 Red Velvet Cake


About this comparison

Comparing Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G and Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S

The world of mid-range smartphones is becoming increasingly diversified. To satisfy the needs of a wide range of users, companies like Xiaomi are launching new models that combine performance and low price. Two of the newest devices are the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S. While both of these devices offer excellent value for money, it’s worth looking a little closer to see how they stack up against each other. This article will compare these two phones and give readers an idea of what to expect from each one.

Design & Materials

The first difference between the two devices can be seen in their design and materials. The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is made of glass and polycarbonate, and features a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with a 1080x2400 resolution and HDR10 support. It has a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 panel and 87.1% usable surface area.

The Redmi Note 11S, on the other hand, is made of plastic and has a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with a 1080x2400 resolution and HDR support. It features a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 panel and 84.6% usable surface area.

Hardware

The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor, while the Redmi Note 11S is powered by a MediaTek Helio G96 processor. The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G comes with 6 or 8GB of RAM and 64, 128 or 256GB of storage (depending on the configuration). The Redmi Note 11S, meanwhile, comes with 6 or 8GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB of storage. The AnTuTu scores are 405259 and 302877 respectively. Both phones come with Side Fingerprint Security and a cooling system.

Camera

The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G has a triple camera setup: a Samsung S5KHM2 108MP primary camera (f/1.9 and ISOCELL technology), a Sony IMX355 8MP ultra-wide angle lens (f/2.2) and a GalaxyCore GC02M1 2MP macro lens (f/2.4). The selfie camera is an Omnivision OV16A1Q 16MP unit (f/2.4).

The Redmi Note 11S, on the other hand, has a quadruple camera setup: a Samsung S5KHM2 108MP primary camera (f/1.9 and Pixel size 0.700 ISOCELL technology), a Sony IMX355 8MP ultra-wide angle lens (f/2.2), a Omnivision OV02B1B 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4) and a GalaxyCore GC02M1 2MP macro lens (f/2.4). The selfie camera is a Sony IMX471 Exmor RS 16MP unit (f/2.4).

Connectivity & Battery

Both phones feature dual SIM slots, NFC, audio jack, infrared and Bluetooth 5.2 (5.0 for the Redmi Note 11S). The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G features 67W fast charging and the Redmi Note 11S features 33W fast charging. The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G also has reverse charging.

The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G has a 5,000 mAh battery, while the Redmi Note 11S has the same capacity.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S are two excellent choices for those looking for a mid-range smartphone. While both devices offer excellent value for money, there are some clear differences between them. The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G offers a higher refresh rate and better cameras, while the Redmi Note 11S has a slightly smaller display and a lower AnTuTu score. Ultimately, it comes down to personal preference as to which device is best suited for your needs.

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Brand

Brand Xiaomi Xiaomi
Aliases 2201116SG 2201117SG

Release Date

Release date October 2021,
2 years ago
January 2022,
2 years ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
Size
76.1 mm 161.2 mm 8.1 mm
Print 3D Model
73.4 mm 159.9 mm 8.1 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 202 g 179 g
Usable surface 87 % 85 %
Materials Polycarbonate, Glass Plastic
Resistance IP53 IP53
Colors
Black

White

Blue
Black

Blue

Pearl White

Screen

Diagonal 6.67" 6.43"
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
Density 395 Pixels per inch 409 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 360 Hz
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • Max brightness HBM - 700 cd/m²
  • 4500000:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • HDR10
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Refresh rate 90 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 180 Hz
  • Peak brightness - 1000 cd/m²
  • Max brightness HBM - 700 cd/m²
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • HDR
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
8.3
7.3
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.3
8.5
Is it comfortable?
8.9
8.4
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.8
8.3
Number of reviews
46 reviews
47 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 (SM6375) MediaTek Helio G96
CPU 2x2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold +6x1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver 2x Cortex-A76 2.05 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 2.0 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 6 nm 12 nm
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 619 ARM Mali-G57 MC2 900MHz

RAM

RAM 6 GB 6 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
405.259
Antutu v9
Overall performance better than 72% of devices
302.877
Antutu v9
Overall performance better than 65% of devices

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 64 GB
Type UFS Storage 2.2 UFS Storage 2.2
SD Slot Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, on the side Yes, on the side

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Ultrasonic proximity virtual
  • Fingerprint
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Ultrasonic proximity virtual

Audio

Audio
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Stereo Speakers
  • 2 microphones
  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Stereo Speakers

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system Yes Yes
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.4
8.5
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.9
8.3
What's your experience been with demanding games?
8.2
7.6
Number of reviews
46 reviews
47 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Triple rear camera Quad rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 108 Mpx 108 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5KHM2 Samsung S5KHM2
Type ISOCELL ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.9 ƒ/ 1.9
ISO -- --
Pixel size 0.70 µm 0.70 µm
Pixel Binning 1-9 (3x3) 1-9 (3x3)
Sensor size 1/1.52" 1/1.52"
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX355
Sony IMX355
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
Pixel size
1.14 µm
1.14 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/2.8"
1/2.8"
3
Camera type

Macro lens

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC02M1
Omnivision OV02B1B
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.4
Pixel size
1.75 µm
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/5"
1/5"
4
Camera type
--

Macro lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC02M1
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
1/5"

Features

Flash LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video Yes,
120 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Ultra stable video
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Night Mode
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 16 Mpx 16 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV16A1Q Sony IMX471 Exmor RS
Type PureCel CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.4 ƒ/ 2.4
Pixel size 1.00 µm 1.00 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/3.06" 1/3.13"
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
78
Mobile
81
Photo
85
Video
--

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.0
8.4
Quality of nighttime photos
6.8
6.3
Quality of selfies
7.9
7.6
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.0
7.8
Number of reviews
46 reviews
47 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n20 (800)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n66 (1700)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
--
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.2 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • LDAC
  • AAC
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- --
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- --

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.2
8.6
Quality of the GPS
9.1
8.4
And the WiFi?
9.4
8.7
Number of reviews
46 reviews
47 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5000 mAh
5000 mAh
Type Li-Ion Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
67.0W
Yes,
33.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 2%
    Less than half day
  • 2%
    Less than a day
  • 22%
    One day
  • 51%
    More than one day
  • 22%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 4%
    Less than a day
  • 28%
    One day
  • 64%
    More than one day
  • 4%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
46 reviews
47 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • MIUI V13 (Android 11)
    Android 11 Red Velvet Cake, 3 years ago
  • MIUI V13 (Android 11)
    Android 11 Red Velvet Cake, 3 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 2%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 78%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 20%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 2%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 77%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 21%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 3%
    Once a year
  • 55%
    Every six months
  • 43%
    Every two months or less
  • 3%
    Never
  • 8%
    Once a year
  • 68%
    Every six months
  • 21%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
46 reviews
47 reviews