Redmi Note 11S will reportedly be rebranded as POCO M4 Pro 4G in some markets

Looks like POCO is gearing to launch yet another rebranded Redmi phone.

Highlights
  • Redmi Note 11S will be rebranded as POCO M4 Pro 4G in a few markets.
  • The handset may have the same internals as Note 11S but the design could be tweaked.
  • Separately, POCO is also said to be working on a device named POCO F4 GT.

Redmi Note 11 series was introduced globally on Wednesday and the lineup included the vanilla Redmi Note 11, Note 11S, and Note 11 Pro. The phones are expected to launch in India as well. Xiaomi sub-brand POCO usually launches rebranded Redmi models in global and other markets. This has been the case multiple times in the past and will be so going forward as well. Now, the latest we hear is that the recently unveiled Redmi Note 11S will be rebranded as POCO M4 Pro in a few markets, courtesy of XDA Developers. Both devices share the same device codename: Fleur.

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Since there’s already a POCO M4 Pro 5G in some markets, the upcoming handset could debut as a 4G-only model. The 5G-capable POCO M4 Pro in itself is a rebadged version of the Chinese Redmi Note 11.

As is evident from the past, the POCO M4 Pro 4G will have the same internals as the Redmi Note 11S but there will be some cosmetic changes to the design to set it apart. However, the launch timeline of the POCO M4 is currently under wraps, but it should happen in the next couple of months, provided the information is legit.

Separately, XiaomiUI reports that POCO is working on a device dubbed as the POCO F4 GT, which will serve as a successor to last year’s POCO F3 GT. However, nothing is known about the phone at the moment.

Redmi Note 11S specifications

Redmi Note 11S flaunts a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass, Eye-care mode, 1,000nits peak brightness, and a punch-hole camera. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G96 chipset paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage that is further expandable via a microSD card. The phone boots Android 11-based MIUI 13 custom skin out of the box.

Note 11S

There is a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support and a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, USB Type-C port, and Bluetooth 5.0. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. The Redmi Note 11S comes with an IP53 rating for splash resistance, dual stereo speakers, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

For optics, the Redmi Note 11S has a quad-camera setup on the back, with a 108MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a couple of 2MP sensors for portrait and macro shots.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
MediaTek Helio G96 | 6 GBProcessor
6.43 inches Display
108 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S Price
Rs. 16,499
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Great display
  • Nice design
  • Decent performance

Cons

  • Low light photography could be improved
  • No Android 12
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