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Xiaomi Redmi 9T Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Xiaomi Redmi 9T Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Redmi 9T Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2021, January 08
  • Dimensions: 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 198 g
  • Screen: 6.53", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Quad, 48 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 6000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Xiaomi Redmi 9T
Release date 2021, January 08
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm | 6.39 x 3.04 x 0.38 in
Weight 198 g | 6.98 oz
Body build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic frame, plastic back
Colors Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, Ocean Green
Battery 6000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price$ 160
Screen
Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.53" inc
Screen area 104.7 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio83.4%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px
PPI /points per inch/ 395 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Other - 400 nits (typ)
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.1, 27mm (wide), 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 10, MIUI 12
Chipset - Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 610
External memory microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Antutu 8 score175982
GeekBench 5 Single Core309
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1285
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass , Infrared port
- Fast charging 18W
-Reverse charging 2.5W
- Water-repellent coating

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Xiaomi Redmi 9T Review

Xiaomi Redmi 9T is a version of the Redmi Note 9T 5G model and deserves your attention for several reasons. First of all, because you are a fan of Chinese smartphones at a reasonable price. In addition, the device has a 6.53-inch FHD + screen, Snapdragon 662 processor, 48-megapixel main camera and a battery with a capacity of 6000 mAh. Xiaomi Redmi 9T is positioned as a budget model and has something to compete with other phones in this class.

Design

Except for the front panel, everything else in the body of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T is made of plastic. The back impresses with its unique surface, which has a matte texture. Interestingly, even after repeated touches on the panel, no fingerprints remain on it. This is a guarantee that the device will look representative at all times.

In the upper left corner of the rear panel of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T we see a rectangular block of cameras. It consists of four sensors and an LED flash. The volume button and fingerprint scanner are positioned on one side of the device. The latter works quite quickly, even if your finger is wet.

On the left side of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T are traditionally located the slots for SIM cards and MicroSD memory card.

The overall rating of the appearance of this Xiaomi model is high. The device is compact and light weight - less than 200 grams. It is available on the market in several colors - gray, blue, orange and green.

Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9T is a smartphone that belongs to all those models that meet the expectations of consumers who appreciate big screens. The device is equipped with a 6.53-inch display that supports high image resolution - 1080 x 2340 pixels. At the top, right in the middle, is the 8-megapixel front camera. The screen occupies 83.4% of the surface of the front panel, which is a good indicator. The pixels per inch are 395. The strength and durability of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T has been considered and it is equipped with protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Since this is a budget smartphone, the screen refresh rate is only 60 Hz. This indicator means that the Xiaomi Redmi 9T will perform perfectly in normal tasks. The screen offers several modes of operation, including impressive reading mode, dark and light theme, night mode, color gamut adjustment and more.

Productivity

For smooth and reliable operation of Xiaomi Redmi 9T, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor is used, which consists of 8 cores with a maximum clock speed of 2 GHz. The smartphone boasts good performance. In the AnTuTu test it collects about 180,000 points.

Xiaomi Redmi 9T is suitable for people who like to play different games. It is equipped with an Adreno 610 graphics processor. No heat is noticed during prolonged use. In addition, it works extremely energy efficiently.

On the market you will find Xiaomi Redmi 9T in two configurations with 4 or 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of storage. You can use an optional memory card up to 512 GB. Android 10 based on MIUI 12 has been chosen as the operating system. The smartphone will soon be upgraded to Android 11.

Xiaomi Redmi 9T supports dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and 4G. Its distinctive feature is the presence of an NFC module for contactless payments.

Camera

If you are looking for a smartphone with a quad rear camera, Xiaomi Redmi 9T meets that described. The main module is 48-megapixel and allows you to take quality photos during the day and also at night. It is complemented by an ultra-wide-angle 8-megapixel lens with a viewing angle of 120 degrees. The other two sensors are 2 MP each and are loaded with their own tasks. One measures depth and the other is intended for macro photography.

Recording video with the rear camera is done in 1080 pixel format at 30 frames per second. We see the same indicators with the front camera, which is 8-megapixel, single and equipped with an LED flash.

Autonomous work

Xiaomi Redmi 9T boasts a large battery. It has a capacity of 6000 mAh and provides up to 3 days of battery life. You can listen to music without interruption for 195 hours or have a 56-hour conversation. Watching videos will drain the battery for about 17 hours.

The manufacturer declares 28 days in standby mode. Thanks to the 18 W fast charging technology, you can recharge your Xiaomi Redmi 9T in about 2 and a half hours.

Conclusion

Xiaomi Redmi 9T will delight its owner with several definite pluses: affordable price, interesting design, quality and bright enough screen, good set of cameras, powerful battery, NFC module and decent battery life.


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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T was around $ 160 after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2021, January 08.
The weight of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T is 198 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T is 6.53" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Redmi 9T is 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
Yes, it is waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Quad main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.