Redmi 9T tipped to be launched on January 8
Xiaomi will launch its budget-friendly Redmi 9T model on January 8, as per tipster @chunvn8888. Separately, the handset has also appeared in an unboxing video on YouTube (now removed), revealing its design details and features. According to the video, the Redmi 9T will arrive as a rebranded version of the Redmi 9 Power that was introduced in India last month.
Redmi 9T: At a glance
The Redmi 9T will offer a waterdrop notch design, a thick bezel at the bottom, and a plastic body. On the rear, it will pack a quad camera module. The handset will bear a 6.53-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for secure biometric authentication.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Redmi 9T will sport a quad rear camera setup including a 48MP (f/1.8) main sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro camera, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. For selfies, it will house an 8MP (f/2.0) front-facing camera.
Under the hood
The Redmi 9T is expected to draw power from an octa-core Snapdragon 662 chipset, combined with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage. The handset will run on Android 10-based MIUI 12 and pack a 6,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support. On the connectivity front, it should offer support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
How much will it cost?
The official pricing and availability details of the Redmi 9T will be revealed at the time of launch on January 8. For reference, in India, the Redmi 9 Power starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 4GB/64GB storage variant.