Earlier this month, Google officially released the final stable version of Android 10 to the public on Google’s Pixel line of devices. The Essential phone also got the update, but in a surprising twist of things, Xiaomi backed Redmi also pushed the update to one of its mid-ranger – the Redmi K20.
Yes, users of the Redmi K20 in India and China did get the Android 10 update, and now reports filtering in says it won’t be long until the Redmi K20 or the Xiaomi Mi 9T got the update. To be precise, the Xiaomi Mi 9T will receive the update in October as reported by AusDroid. The team has also followed up with a request for a list of devices and update timelines, though yet to receive an update.
Priced at $300 to $350, the Xiaomi Mi 9T parades a 6.39-inch OLED screen (FHD+) with an in-display fingerprint sensor, pop-up selfie camera, flexible triple rear camera, and is powered by a Snapdragon 730 processor coupled with a 6GB of RAM. Its major highlight is perhaps, its triple rear camera setup. It gets a 48-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX582 sensor, 8-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 13-megapixel 124.8° ultra-wide sensor. It also has a 20-megapixel pop-up front camera.
Xiaomi Mi 9T specifications
- 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED HDR display with 103.8% NTSC Color Gamut, 600nit (HBM) / 430nit (Typ) brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 730 Mobile Platform with Adreno 618 GPU
- 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 48MP rear camera with Dual LED Flash, f/1.75 aperture, 1/2″ Sony IMX582 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, 6P lens, 8MP 1/4″ telephoto lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture for 2x loss-less zoom, 13MP 1/3″ 124.8° ultra-wide sensor, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
- 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Qualcomm WCD9375 Hi-Fi audio chip
- Dimensions: 156.7x 74.3×8.8; Weight: 191g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh (Typical) / 3900mAh (Minimum) battery with 18W fast charging