If you’re looking for a budget smartphone before the Chinese New Year, then consider the latest Xiaomi Redmi 9T. Xiaomi has confirmed the phone will be made available in Malaysia starting from 15th January and priced at RM599 (4GB+64GB version) and RM699 (6GB+128GB version). You may wonder why you should get this budget smartphone, so let’s find out more.
Redmi 9T is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset and paired along with either 4GB RAM+64GB internal storage or 6GB RAM+128GB internal storage. It also has remarkable battery life thanks to a 6,000mAh battery. That huge battery size also allows reverse wired charging so you juice up your family or friend’s phone. Redmi 9T supports 18W fast charging and comes with an in-box 22.5W charger.
For social media lover, Redmi 9T spots a quad camera setup that has a 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide angle camera, 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor.
In terms of design, Redmi 9T has a modern and minimalistic design with its rounded corners and an anti-fingerprint textured back. Movie consumption on the device will be excellent thanks to its 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device also received Widevine L1 and TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certifications for a more enjoyable viewing experience. The device is available in four colour variants: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, and Ocean Green.
At the same time, Xiaomi launched two new ecosystem products in Malaysia: Mi 65W Fast Charger with GaN tech and Mi Smart Speaker. Mi 65W Fast Charger with GaN tech is able to swiftly charge your smartphone, laptop, and game console. The charger will be priced at RM119 and available for purchase on January 9 online at the official Xiaomi store on Lazada and Shopee, as well as offline at all Authorized Mi Stores and other official retailers in Malaysia.
Meanwhile, Mi Smart Speaker have a 63.5mm sound driver front-facing speaker and DTS Customized Sound support. The speaker features a simple touch panel and a ring of LED lights on the top which pulsing in different color combinations when used with Google Assistant. Mi Smart Speaker will retail for RM209 and will be available on January 9 online at the official Xiaomi store on Lazada and Shopee, as well as offline at all Authorized Mi Stores and other official retailers in Malaysia.