POCO M3, Redmi Note 9T Asia launch imminent as phones receive SIRIM certification

POCO M3 specifications could include the Snapdragon 662 SoC and 6,000mAh battery, while the Redmi Note 9T is speculated to be the global version of the Redmi Note 9 5G.

Highlights
  • POCO M3 and Redmi Note 9T have received SIRIM certification in Malaysia
  • POCO M3 specs may include the Snapdragon 662 SoC and 6,000mAh battery
  • POCO M3 global launch is set for November 24th

POCO M3 launch in Asian markets looks imminent now as the phone with model number M2010J19CG has received the SIRIM certification in Malaysia, as spotted by MySmartPrice. The phone is confirmed to debut globally on November 24th and is likely to release in Malaysia soon after. POCO M3 specifications were tipped recently and it seems the phone will come with the Snapdragon 662 SoC and 6,000mAh battery. Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 9T launch in Asia also looks imminent as the model M2007J22G was also spotted on the SIRIM certification site. Redmi Note 9T is speculated to be the global version of the Redmi Note 9 5G. As seen in the certification document, the Redmi Note 9T will have NFC and 5G support while the POCO M3 is a 4G-only handset.

Also read: POCO M3 specs tipped: Snapdragon 662 SoC, 6,000mAh battery, and more

POCO M3 and Redmi Note 9T

According to leaked POCO M3 specifications, the phone is said to sport a 6.53-inch FHD+ display with a waterdrop notch and will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC paired with 4GB RAM and may at least have 64GB storage option. The POCO M2 successor will pack a 6,000mAh battery and support 18W fast-charging. As for the cameras, the POCO M3 is tipped to offer triple rear cameras with a 48MP primary sensor. However, details regarding the other sensors are unknown at the moment. Interestingly, these specifications are similar to the rumoured Redmi Note 10 4G model that was spotted on TENAA. It’s possible the POCO M3 could be a rebrand of the Redmi Note 10.

Redmi Note 9 5G

As for the Redmi Note 9T 5G specs, the phone is said to come with the same 6.53-inch FHD+ display but with a punch-hole display. It is rumoured to arrive with MediaTek Dimensity 800U or Dimensity 720 SoC and have triple cameras at the back with a 48MP primary sensor on the back. A 13MP sensor is tipped to be present on the front for selfies and video chats. The Redmi Note 9T is said to measure 161.96×77.25×9.20mm and weigh 200 grams. As mentioned earlier, the Redmi Note 9T seems like the global version of the Redmi Note 9 5G that is set to launch in China next week.