Redmi 9T Disrupts the Smartphone Segment with Exceptional Performance and Multi-day Battery Life

Published January 28, 2021, 2:00 AM

by Len Amadora

Xiaomi Philippines today announced the addition of a new Redmi smartphone: Redmi 9T. Redmi 9T was designed to deliver the exceptional performance and multi-day battery life that users crave without compromising on photography capabilities and overall design.

The fun launch event played with Redmi 9T’s tagline, #PowerUp. In addition to leveled up games and promos that highlighted the phone’s noteworthy features, the evening also featured a powerful performance from Filipino parkour athletes.

Redmi 9T  

Develop cinematic photos, spend less time editing 

Redmi 9T is a photography powerhouse with its 48MP AI quad rear-camera. The device’s 8MP ultra-wide angle camera accommodates large group photos and wide landscape shots without cropping, while its 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor enable stunning close-up shots with professional-level bokeh. Redmi 9T is also equipped with a new movie frame feature that gives photos a more cinematic look and feel without editing. It also sports a new time-lapse feature which offers various speed and duration values for shooting so users can capture creative time-lapse photos without tapping a DSLR or other professional camera.  

Performance shines through with powerful chipset and high-capacity battery 

Despite its lightweight design, Redmi 9T packs a punch with its 6,000mAh (typ) battery and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662 chipset. Combined with its 11nm energy-efficient processor, Redmi 9T delivers higher performance with less heat production and lower power consumption than previous generations. Moreover, MIUI battery saving mode and reverse wired charging capabilities help maximize all-day, and even multi-day usage.  

The Redmi 9T comes with 18W fast charging and an in-box 22.5W charger.  

Durability and comfort join forces for a superior smartphone experience 

Redmi 9T features a modern and minimalistic design with its rounded corners and an anti-fingerprint textured back. Its 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 offers a crisp and clear viewing experience and strong protection against cracks and scratches. 

Redmi 9T also comes with Widevine L1 and TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certifications for a more enjoyable viewing experience. The device is available in four delightful color variants: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, and Ocean Green. 

More to love with expandable storage  

Complete with Dual SIM and microSD expandable storage, Redmi 9T offers expandable storage of up to 512GB so users can keep their favorite apps, games, photos and videos all on one device. Infrared blaster support would come in handy on your Redmi 9T.  

Price and Availability

Redmi 9T will be available in  4GB + 64GB at a price of PHP 6,990.00. Meanwhile, the 6GB + 128GB version will be available at PHP 7,990.00. Both of Redmi 9T’s versions will be on sale at the Xiaomi Philippines Flagship Store on on Lazada and Shopee on January 29, 2021. There will be a special offering of PHP500 off for the 4+64GB variant for 24 hours.

The new Redmi 9T will also be available with exclusive freebies at Authorized Mi Stores and resellers only during the official sale.

For product images please refer to Redmi 9T

Redmi 9T quick specs:

Camera48MP AI quad rear camera48MP main camera: 1/2” sensor size, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel,0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79, 6P lens, AF8MP ultra-wide angle camera :FOV 120°, f/2.22MP macro camera: 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4, FF2MP depth sensor: 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.48MP selfie camera: 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.05
Display6.53″ FHD+ Dot Drop displayCorning® Gorilla® Glass 3 frontBrightness: 400 nits (typ)Color temperature adjustmentSunlight mode, Standard mode, Reading mode 2.0TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certificationL1 Widevine certified
DesignAnti-fingerprint texture backAvailable colors: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, Ocean GreenDimensions: 162.3mm x 77.3mm x 9.6mmWeight: 198g
PerformanceQualcomm®️ Snapdragon™ 662 mobile platformQualcomm®️ Kryo™ 260, oct-core CPU, up to 2.0GHzQualcomm® Adreno™ 610 GPU11nm manufacturing process3rd gen Qualcomm® AI Engine
UFS 2.1 (64GB)/UFS 2.2(128GB) storageDual speakers, dust blaster, Hi-Res Audio Certified
Battery and Charging6,000mAh (typ) battery18W fast charging: In-box charger 22.5W, reverse wired charging*USB-C port
Connectivity**Dual SIM + microSD: Expandable storage up to 512GBBands: 2G: GSM: B2/3/5/83G: WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/84G: TDD-LTE: B38/40/41(2535-2655MHz)4G: FDD-LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28Wireless Network: 2.4GHz/5GHz WIFIBluetooth 5.0IR BlasterFM radio (with headphones)
Storage variants4GB+64GB6GB+128GB

* No reverse wired charging cable included in the box

** Connectivity varies in different markets

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