The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T 5G is now official and it's an almost a carbon copy of the China-only Redmi Note 9 5G with some small differences, which we'll detail.
Starting at the front, the Redmi Note 9T 5G has a 6.53-inch 1080p IPS LCD and a 13MP selfie camera with f/2.25 optics. The display tops out at 450 nits and has a standard 60Hz refresh rate, contrary to some rumors.
There are three cameras on the rear. The main one has a 48MP f/1.8 Quad-Bayer sensor. Unlike the Redmi Note 9 5G, the Redmi Note 9T 5G lacks an ultrawide camera but instead has two 2MP sensors - one for depth and another for macro shots.
The Redmi Note 9T 5G is powered by a 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset with 6GB of RAM. You get a choice of 64GB or 128GB of storage. Like its Chinese counterpart, the Redmi Note 9T 5G is splash-proof and offers dual speakers.
A key selling point of the Redmi Note 9T 5G is the 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. Xiaomi claims up to 3 years of continuous use without significant degradation.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T 5G comes in two colors - Daybreak Purple and Nightfall Black can be had in 4/64GB or 4/128GB with a special "early bird" prices of €199 and €249, respectively. After the promo ends the regular prices are €229 and €269. Xiaomi will sell the Redmi Note 9T 5G from its website, Amazon and other third party retailers.
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