Xiaomi is bringing in their latest phone the Mi 9T to Malaysia which notably has a pop-up selfie camera, a huge battery and a front that is practically all display at a mindbogglingly affordable price tag.
The Xiaomi Mi 9T brings to the table a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and a 6000:1 contrast ratio covered with Gorilla Glass 5 for resistance against nicks and scratches. To ensure maximum screen real estate, the Mi 9T integrates a pop-up 20-MP AI-enhanced camera for selfies; this setup ensures that the phone has a whopping 91.9% screen-to-body ratio.
Under the hood, the Mi 9T comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 2.2GHz octacore processor running Android Pie 9.0, this is paired with two storage configurations for the Malaysia market with your choice of either 6GB RAM /64GB storage or a higher end 6GB RAM/128GB storage.
The rear of the Mi 9T comes with a triple camera array that combines a 48-MP F/1.75 primary camera using a Sony IMX582 sensor, a secondary 13-MP camera with an ulrra wide angle lens and an 8-MP F/2.4 telephoto lens. The front-facing selfie camera consists of a 20-MP F/2.2 sensor that also has AI scene detection and AI portrait selfies. Keeping it charged is a 4,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. Other mod-cons include – surprise – a 3.5mm audio jack, NFC and an in-screen fingerprint sensor.
For Malaysia, the Mi 9T will come in your choice of three colours Glacier Blue, Flame Red and Carbon Black with the 6GB RAM/64GB storage version priced at RM1,199 and the higher end 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant retailing at RM1,399.
Xiaomi Mi 9T preorder details
The Mi 9T is up for preorders from 20th – 24 June in both storage variants with a street date of 25 June 2019. For those looking for bargains, Lazada is offering a special early bird price for the Mi 9T 6GB RAM/64GB variant at RM1,099 which is RM100 off the retail price via a flash sale on 25 June at 10.00AM.
Shopee is also hopping on the bandwagon and from 27 June, shoppers can buy the Mi 9T 6GB RAM/128GB variant and get a free Redmi Air Dots wireless earbuds worth RM129. Better yet, those who follow the Xiaomi global store on Shopee and buy the Mi 9T there will aos get a free Mi Compact Bluetooth Speaker 2 worth RM49.90. Shopee is also adding in a unique RM30 rebate voucher via the code JUNMOBILE30 when shoppers spend more than RM1,000 in the mobile and gadgets category on their portal that is valid from 20 to 30 June 2019. For more details for the Shopee bargains and to preorder, swing by https://shopee.com.my/xiaomiglobal.os