Redmi Note 11S has been reportedly spotted on different certification websites, which suggests that Xiaomi could be working on launching the smartphone soon. The company launched the Redmi Note 11 series in China in October, comprising of Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note Pro, and Redmi Note 11 Pro+ handsets. Redmi Note 11 5G was launched in India as the Redmi Note 11T, while details of the Redmi Note 11S were spotted online earlier this month, suggesting it could launch with a MediaTek SoC under the hood.
According to details shared by tipster Abhishek Yadav, a handset bearing the model number 220111TSI has been spotted on the BIS certification website. Similarly, a smartphone with the model number 2201117SG (along with the name Redmi Note 11S has been spotted on the NTBC certification authority website. Meanwhile, a smartphone with the model numbers 2201117TG, 2201117TY, and 2201117SY have been spotted on the EEC certification website.
While these listings only show the model numbers and (in the case of Thailand's NTBC website) the name of the smartphone, the specifications of the smartphone have been teased by older reports. A report in early December stated that the Redmi Note 11S had been spotted with three different codenames — Viva, Vida, and Miel_pro — suggesting three different models.
According to the report, the Redmi Note 11S is said to be powered by a MediaTek SoC and a 108-megapixel Samsung HM2 camera or a 64-megapixel OmniVision OV6480 as the primary camera, depending on the market. The smartphone will sport an 8-megapixel Sony IMX355 ultra-wide camera, and a 2-megapixel OV02A macro camera, according to the report. Xiaomi is yet to announce any details regarding these devices, but the report states that they can be expected to arrive by Q1 2022, which would line up with the time of this year's Redmi Note 10 series launch in March 2021.