Xiaomi Redmi Note 11, 11s or 11 Pro 5G: how to choose the best smartphone within this range?

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Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 11 range comes in many references, including a Redmi Note 11s and a Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G. We’ve tested them and helped you see more clearly among these cheap smartphones, and sometimes very similarly.

Xiaomi’s habits won’t escape you. The Chinese brand, number 3 in the world, is increasing its references to better occupy the market, regardless of the price of consumer interest. Among these smartphones, we see Redmi, a stamp designed as a brand in its own right, whose new batch includes multiple models. The Redmi Note 11 (from € 199.90), Redmi Note 11s (€ 279.90) and Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G (€ 369.90) have thus passed through our labs. Since they are sold at very close prices and offer technical sheets which are hard to find in a way, we suggest that you check the qualities and defects of each, to help you make the most options.

If you’ve been following the news, you’ve noticed that Xiaomi has announced two more terminals to complete this trio: the Redmi Note 11s 5G and Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G. Of course we can complete this file when we have tested these tools. To see more clearly, find the complete technical sheets of these products below:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11



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Editor's Rating: 3 out of 5

Rating: 3 out of 5

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  • Cdiscount MarketplaceCdiscount Marketplace

    173.99

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    174.15

  • RakutenRakuten

    179.00

  • Way to buyWay to buy

    180.99

  • Amazon WarehouseAmazon Warehouse

    185.99

  • eBayeBay

    193.50

  • CdiskwentoCdiskwento

    194.98

  • Fnac.comFnac.com

    199.00

  • panadero.companadero.com

    199.00

  • Darty.comDarty.com

    199.00

  • RED in SFRRED in SFR

    199.00

  • ElectroDepotElectroDepot

    199.97

  • AmazonAmazon

    199.99

  • SFRSFR

    209.00

  • Topbiz.frTopbiz.fr

    220.41

  • eBayeBay

    237.04

  • RakutenRakuten

    184.13

  • eBayeBay

    193.50

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    194.59

  • Amazon WarehouseAmazon Warehouse

    194.95

  • Cdiscount MarketplaceCdiscount Marketplace

    205.99

  • AmazonAmazon

    213.29

  • eBayeBay

    237.04

  • Cdiscount MarketplaceCdiscount Marketplace

    173.99

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    174.15

  • RakutenRakuten

    179.00

  • Way to buyWay to buy

    180.99

  • Amazon WarehouseAmazon Warehouse

    185.99

  • CdiskwentoCdiskwento

    194.98

  • Fnac.comFnac.com

    199.00

  • panadero.companadero.com

    199.00

  • Darty.comDarty.com

    199.00

  • RED in SFRRED in SFR

    199.00

  • ElectroDepotElectroDepot

    199.97

  • AmazonAmazon

    199.99

  • SFRSFR

    209.00

  • eBayeBay

    216.95

  • Topbiz.frTopbiz.fr

    220.41

How the pricing table works

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S

Introductory price € 249


Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S

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Editor's Rating: 3 out of 5

  • Amazon WarehouseAmazon Warehouse

    191.31

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    214.00

  • AmazonAmazon

    215.18

  • RakutenRakuten

    219.00

  • eBayeBay

    223.26

  • Cdiscount MarketplaceCdiscount Marketplace

    224.99

  • CdiskwentoCdiskwento

    251.52

  • ElectroDepotElectroDepot

    259.98

  • Way to buyWay to buy

    260.99

  • Fnac.comFnac.com

    279.00

  • panadero.companadero.com

    279.00

  • Darty.comDarty.com

    279.00

  • RED in SFRRED in SFR

    279.00

  • Market at La RedouteMarket at La Redoute

    279.00

  • PhoxPhox

    285.80

  • Materiel.netMateriel.net

    285.90

  • Topbiz.frTopbiz.fr

    287.07

  • LDLCLDLC

    287.90

  • SFRSFR

    289.00

  • Amazon WarehouseAmazon Warehouse

    191.31

  • Amazon WarehouseAmazon Warehouse

    199.32

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    214.00

  • AmazonAmazon

    215.18

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    220.00

  • eBayeBay

    223.26

  • RakutenRakuten

    219.00

  • Cdiscount MarketplaceCdiscount Marketplace

    224.99

  • eBayeBay

    233.17

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    237.92

  • CdiskwentoCdiskwento

    251.52

  • ElectroDepotElectroDepot

    259.98

  • Way to buyWay to buy

    260.99

  • Fnac.comFnac.com

    279.00

  • panadero.companadero.com

    279.00

  • Darty.comDarty.com

    279.00

  • RED in SFRRED in SFR

    279.00

  • Market at La RedouteMarket at La Redoute

    279.00

  • PhoxPhox

    285.80

  • Materiel.netMateriel.net

    285.90

  • Topbiz.frTopbiz.fr

    287.07

  • LDLCLDLC

    287.90

  • SFRSFR

    289.00

How the pricing table works

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G

Introductory price € 370


Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
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NOTES Digital

Editor's Rating: 4 out of 5

  • Cdiscount MarketplaceCdiscount Marketplace

    279.99

  • eBayeBay

    292.68

  • RakutenRakuten

    293.69

  • Darty MarketplaceDarty Marketplace

    293.99

  • Amazon MarketplaceAmazon Marketplace

    298.00

  • Way to buyWay to buy

    319.00

  • CdiskwentoCdiskwento

    353.99

  • Fnac.comFnac.com

    369.00

  • panadero.companadero.com

    369.00

  • Darty.comDarty.com

    369.00

  • Topbiz.frTopbiz.fr

    369.70

  • PhoxPhox

    375.80

  • Materiel.netMateriel.net

    376.90

  • LDLCLDLC

    377.90

  • AmazonAmazon

    413.34

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Ergonomics: Needs 5G, the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G wins the point

The Redmi Note 11 more or less shares a typical ergonomics. This should be the case with the Note 11 and Note 11s, which are based on the same case weighing 179 grams, each featuring a screen occupying 84.5% of its facade. Also to their credit, the combination of a 3.5 mm jack, a microSD card slot, a fingerprint reader located on their edge and an IP53 certification. Attention, this means that the dust will not scare them and that they will be able to withstand splashes, but not that they will be submerged. The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G, which also has these features, also offers 5G support, making it a model of choice for those looking for a device that is most mobile network. However, it is bigger and heavier, with 202 grams in weight.



  • The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G | © © The Digital

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Screen: the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G on the front, thanks to 120 Hz

Redmi Note 11 Redmi Note 11s Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Maximum brightness 725 cd/m² 768 cd/m² 820 cd/m²
Minimum light 1.9 cd/m² 2.2 cd/m² 2.5 cd/m²
DeltaE 1.3 1.4 1.5
Color temperature 6720K 6769K 6707K

As you can understand, the Redmi Note 11 and Note 11s share almost all of their elements, and this is for their 6.43-inch displays. Like the Pro model, they offer an Amoled panel, but deviate from it with their 90 Hz refresh rate (non-adaptive), when the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G goes up to 120 Hz (and benefits from a 6.67 inch ). Aside from this detail, these three smartphones provide a satisfying display, the 11 and 11s handling in excess of 700 cd / m², and the 11 Pro 5G reaching 820 cd / m². We also observed a satisfactory colorimetry, with the possibility, with a slight adjustment of the parameters of the three devices, to obtain a color temperature of around 6700 K and a deltaE between 1.3 and 1.5, indicating very low color drifts. In short, unless you completely stick to the 120 Hz refresh rate, there’s no need to go back to the most expensive of this Redmi.



  • Colorimetry on Xiaomi Redmi Note 11s | © The Digital

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Performance: Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G wins

If there’s one notable difference between the three Redmi Note 11s, it’s the chipset that drives them. The Redmi Note 11 relies on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680, the Redmi Note 11s on a MediaTek Helio G96 and the Redmi Note 11 Pro on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 (with 5G modem). Clearly they all provide a fairly consistent multitasking department experience and are comfortable to use every day. They stand out in terms of gaming, the 11 model is very good, capable of displaying an average of 46 fps, more than the 33 fps of the Note 11s. The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G performs a little better (57 fps on average), actually, but at a higher price: so it’s a question of priorities.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 range performance

Photo: almost perfect similarity between the three Redmi

The Redmi Note 11, all references combined, are not well -known photographers. They do very well, but don’t have to resort to the most expensive in the range to benefit from the most extreme consequences. With its 50-megapixel main sensor (f / 1.8 wide-angle optics), the Redmi Note 11 also makes the most usable shots, especially when the light is on, it should be acceptable. Despite its 108-megapixel main sensor, the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is no better.



  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 (wide angle sun) | © © The Digital

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Autonomy: advantages of Redmi Note 11

All Redmi Note 11 series smartphones are equipped with 5000 mAh batteries, but the fastest charge (67 W) remains reserved for the Pro model, the 11 and 11S are “content” with a 33 W charger. autonomy, clearly the Redmi Note 11 is the most convincing, able to withstand 21 h 44 min using our Aim protocol. The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is unbeatable, with 19 h 50 min, and even the Redmi Note 11s (17 h 10 min) is one of the good students so far.

Autonomy Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 range

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