Jan 12, 2021

Xiaomi Redmi 9T Arrives with Snapdragon 662 Chip, Full HD LCD, and 6,000mAh Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 9T builds on the premise of the Redmi 9 and takes it up a notch in the battery and camera departments.

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Think of the already established Redmi 9, only infinitely more attractive.

The Xiaomi Redmi 9T is finally now in the flesh, only days after it debuted in the wild. Launched alongside the Redmi Note 9T, Redmi's newest budget-oriented offering is built on the premise of the Redmi 9, with key battery and camera upgrades.

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Dubbed as the latest "entry-level king," the Redmi 9T features a 6.53-inch IPS LCD panel, with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and 400 nits of typical brightness. Additionally, the phone's display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

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Meanwhile, Redmi tweaks the 9T smartphone design on its rear, with a massive Redmi logo and a quadruple-camera setup housed in a modern-looking module as its highlights.

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The Redmi 9T's rear camera system features a 48MP wide unit as its main lens, one that also comes with PDAF and an f/1.8 aperture. The phone's auxiliary sensors include an 8MP ultrawide camera and two 2MP macro and depth lenses. On the other hand, the handset packs an 8MP selfie shooter, residing in the phone's notch.

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The Redmi 9T also has some of the most solid internals in its class. The phone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 662 chip, with Adreno 610 GPU. It also boasts 4GB/6GB of RAM tiers, with 64GB/128GB of onboard storage options.

Like the Redmi Note 9T 5G, the Redmi 9T's 64GB variant features a UFS 2.1 storage variety, while the 128GB version has a UFS 2.2 type.

Also Read: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Goes Official with Dimensity 800U 5G and 5,000mAh Battery

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The clear highlight of the Redmi 9T can be found in the battery department. The phone flaunts an enormous 6,000mAh battery capacity, upping the vanilla Redmi 9's 5,020mAh offering. Redmi also equipped the device with support for 18W fast wired charging and a 2.5W reverse charging. According to Redmi, the 9T has four years of reliability.

The Redmi 9T also features a slew of useful miscellaneous features. These include a 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, an optional NFC, a dedicated FM radio, a side-mounted fingerprint reader, an infrared sensor, and USB Type-C.

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The Redmi 9T, which retails in Twilight Blue, Dawn Orange, Ocean Green, and Carbon Gray color variants, starts at EUR 159 (around PHP 9,300) for its base 4GB/64GB variant, while the 4GB/128GB model costs EUR 189 (around PHP 11,000). Buyers will have to shell out EUR 10 (around PHP 600) more if they opt for NFC.

Redmi hasn't revealed the 9T smartphone's range-topping 6GB/128GB pricing yet.

Xiaomi Philippines is yet to announce the Redmi 9T and the Redmi Note 9T's arrival in the country.

Spec Comparison

Model Xiaomi Redmi 9T Xiaomi Redmi 9T Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T Xiaomi Redmi 9 Xiaomi Redmi 9
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Lowest Price P8,799.50 P10,799.50 P3,199
CPU Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
Octa-core Kryo 260
MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)
Octa-core Cortex-A76 & Cortex-A55
Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
Octa-core Cortex-A75 & Cortex-A55
Display Size 6.53 inches 6.53 inches 6.53 inches
RAM 4GB, 6GB 4GB 3GB, 4GB
Main Camera 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP 48MP + 2MP + 2MP 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
Battery Li-Po 6,000mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 18W
Reverse charging 2.5W
Li-Po 5,000mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 18W
Non-removable, Li-Po 5,020mAh
Fast charging 18W
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