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Redmi Note 9T Review Rundown

XiaomiPublished on 22 Mar 2021Last Edited on 14 Nov 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*
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Neoscore* 0%
  • High-quality case
  • 5000mAh battery
  • Long-lasting battery
  • Decent cameras
  • Mediatek Dimensity 800U chipset is not the most powerful


Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T is one of the cheapest 5G smartphones on the market. Despite its affordable price, the Redmi Note 9T comes with three rear cameras, including a primary camera with a 48MP 1/2" sensor. The DotDisplay of the Redmi Note 9T is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is certified by TÜV Rheinland for Low Blue Light emission.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.



Sentiment Score[*] 70%
Reviewers from androidauthority have found the following[***]:
The Redmi Note 9T has a 48MP main camera with a 1/2-inch sensor. Xiaomi bins the camera down to 12MP at f/1.79 in a six-element lens. There are several modes available from the main screen, including portrait, video, and pro. The camera app felt fast.
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  • Beautiful design
  • Excellent battery life
  • Dual SIM 5G support
  • Grainy photos
  • No wireless charging


Sentiment Score[*] 63%
Reviewers from nextpit have found the following[***]:
The Redmi Note 9T has a triple 48 MP camera module that comprises of: In short, I liked: By day, the main camera sensor did considerably well. When dusk falls or when you are in low light conditions, the photos rarely turn out to be decent without turning on night mode. On the other hand, you ought to put this camera's performance into context considering the amount of money you forked out for this handset.
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  • Decent performance
  • Good battery life
  • Decent cameras
  • Battery life could be better
  • Slow charging
  • No telephoto or ultra-wide-angle lenses


Sentiment Score[*] 68%
Reviewers from notebookcheck have found the following[***]:
Xiaomi's Redmi Note 9T 5G smartphone offers a strong configuration at a low price. The MediaTek Dimensity 800U and its ARM Mali-G57 MP3 graphics unit have enough power to run modern games smoothly. Stereo speakers at the top and bottom of the device ensure that sound comes from both sides when the smartphone is held in landscape mode.
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  • Good performance
  • Good battery life
  • Fast SoC
  • Good cameras
  • No NFC
  • No IP certification


Sentiment Score[*] 62%
Reviewers from t3 have found the following[***]:
The Redmi Note 9T is one of the cheapest phones to offer 5G connectivity. It runs Android 10 rather than the latest Android 11, and the usual Xiaomi MIUI skin is here. While the triple-lens rear camera is going to struggle in some situations, especially as it gets darker, it is capable of producing some very good results.
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  • Very affordable
  • Good battery life
  • 5G support
  • No optical zoom
  • No wireless charging


Sentiment Score[*] 76%
Reviewers from techradar have found the following[***]:
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T runs Android 10, with Xiaomi's MIUI laid over the top. This is a useful user interface, with plenty of customization options and a nice-looking design. But it's got one big problem: bloatware. Xiaomi phones have suffered from this issue for some time, but it's up to its old tricks again here.
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  • Powerful processor
  • Good battery life
  • Decent cameras
  • Bloatware
  • No 4K video recording


1. ^ Redmi Note 9T review: Cheap battery champ with 5G. androidauthority. 2021-01-08 Retrieved 2021-10-14.
2. ^ Redmi Note 9T review: A flawed, affordable 5G smartphone. nextpit. 2021-03-04 Retrieved 2021-10-14.
5. ^ Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T review. techradar. 2021-02-11 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
*. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher\'s own rating, if available, as a result.
**. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher\'s own bullets points, if available, as a result.
***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher\'s own, if available.
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