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It’s real: Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro launching Aug 20

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It’s been a while since the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 9T, the international version of the Redmi K20. But where’s the global variant of the Redmi K20 Pro? Does it even exist at all?

(Update, September 4: We have the local prices and availability! See Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro is cheapest Snapdragon 855 phone in PH.)

(Update, August 21: Good news, Philippines! See Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro launching in PH, posts suggest.)

SEE ALSO: Redmi K20 Pro: How to install Play Store, Google apps on it and Redmi K20 Pro: Pictures shot on the Snapdragon 855 phone

Today, we finally got confirmation: Yes, there is one, and as expected, it is called the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro. The company’s Netherlands outpost has revealed that the smartphone will debut August 20 — the same day the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro become official.

Xiaomi Netherlands announces Mi 9T Pro launch date

A listing for the product went live on a Dutch retailer’s website a few days ago. It turns out to be real.

Based on the page, the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB models are priced at €429 (around P25,019 or $480) and €479 (P27,923 or $535), respectively.

READ ALSO: Xiaomi Mi 9T review: Almost a flagship at half the price and Pocophone F1 discontinued in PH. Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro to launch soon?

Duties and taxes in Europe are high, so if and when Xiaomi Philippines brings the phone here, those prices should become lower. Take note that the higher-specced Xiaomi Mi 9 with the same memory configurations is currently retailing at P21,990 ($421) and P23,990 ($460).

Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (Redmi K0 Pro) specs

  • 6.39-inch AMOLED display, 2,340 x 1,080 resolution (19.5:9)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor
  • 6GB/8GB
  • 64GB/128GB expandable storage
  • Triple 48MP main camera, 13MP ultra-wide camera, 8MP camera
  • Pop-up 20-megapixel front camera
  • In-screen fingerprint reader
  • 4,000mAh battery with 27-watt fast charging
  • MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 21 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.