Xiaomi Mi 9T unveiled as global version of Redmi K20
“The Xiaomi Mi 9T features a 6.39-inch display, a Snapdragon 730 SoC, and a pop-up selfie camera”
As teased earlier, Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi K20 smartphone globally as the Mi 9T at an event in Madrid, Spain. The Redmi K20 was originally unveiled in China last month as a mid-range offering with an all-screen fascia thanks to a pop-up selfie camera module. It’s worth mentioning that the company was expected to launch the higher-end Snapdragon 855 SoC-toting Redmi K20 Pro as the Mi 9T Pro at the event as well, but sadly it didn’t happen.
Xiaomi Mi 9T price
Talking about the pricing first, the Xiaomi Mi 9T’s 64GB storage variant has been priced at €329 (~Rs 25,800), but will be available at an introductory price of €299 (~Rs 23,500) for a limited period. The higher storage model with 128GB will go on sale for €369 (~Rs 29,000). The phone will go on sale in Paris starting June 17th in blue, black, and red colour variants.
Xiaomi Mi 9T specifications
The Mi 9T features an in-display fingerprint sensor, and gets a layer of Gorilla Glass 6 at both the front and rear for extra durability. The smartphone sports a 6.39-inch AMOLED display bearing a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.9 percent. The Snapdragon 730 SoC on board has been manufactured utilising 8nm fabrication processor and has a max clock speed of 2.2GHz.
The gaming department is handled by an Adreno 618 GPU and the Game Turbo 2.0 mode. The RAM and storage configurations include – 6GB RAM + 64GB and 6GB RAM + 128GB. The software side of things are handled by MIUI 10 that’s based on Android Pie. Moving to the cameras, the Mi 9T boasts three cameras at the back including a 48MP f/1.7 main sensor, a 13MP f/2.4 secondary snapper, and an 8MP f/2.4 third shooter. On the front, the smartphone has a 20MP f/2.0 pop-up camera for selfies and video calling.
Talking about connectivity, you get a bag of options including 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone socket. The phone is equipped with a beefy 4,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. Notably, the smartphone also comes with Hi-Res Audio and DC Dimming features.