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Xiaomi Launches The Mi 9 In China

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Xiaomi Launches The Mi 9 In China

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

Xiaomi

Model / Variant

Mi 9
Mi 9 Explorer Edition

Launch Date

February 20, 2019

Price

Mi 9-
Rs 32,000(6GB)
Rs 35,000(8GB)
Mi 9 Explorer Edition-
Rs 42,000

Dimensions

155 x 75 x 7.6 mm

Weight

173g

Design

Glass Front
Glass Back

Colors

Lavender Violet
Ocean Blue
Piano Black

Display Size and Type

6.39-inch
Super AMOLED

Display Resolution

2280 x 1080 px

Protection

Gorilla Glass 6

Chipset

Snapdragon 855

CPU

Octa-core

GPU

Adreno 640

Memory Storage

Mi 9-
128GB

Mi 9 Explorer Edition-
256GB

RAM

Mi 9-
6GB
8GB

Mi 9 Explorer Edition-
12GB

Operating System

Android 9 Pie
MIUI 10

Primary Camera

48MP f/1.75 16MP f2.2
12MP f/2.2

Camera Features

Portrait Mode
Ultra-Wide angle
Super Slo-Mo

Primary Video

2160 @ 30fps

Secondary Camera

20MP

Secondary Camera Video

1080p @ 30fps

Battery

3300mAh

2G Network

B2/B3/B5/B8

3G Network

B1/B2/B4/B5/B8

4G / LTE Network

B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17
B34/B38/B39/B40/B41

Connectivity

Dual 4G VoLTE
WI-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
USB Type-C
Bluetooth 5.0

SIM Type

Nano

Other Features

In-display fingerprint sensor
27W fast charging
Wireless Charging

Xiaomi has launched its latest flagship, the Mi 9 in an event in Beijing, China. The smartphone offers top-tier specifications and has a glass sandwich design. The device is targeted towards power users who don’t want to spend a lot of money on a smartphone.

Build & Features

The Xiaomi Mi 9 measures 155 x 75 x 7.6 mm and weighs 173g. The device features an all-glass design on the front and the rear. For protection against scratches and drops, the display on the smartphone has Gorilla Glass 6. The back of the smartphone features a holographic gradient design and houses the triple rear cameras with the company’s branding. It sports a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 px. The screen has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a screen to body ratio of 90.7%. The device has an in-display fingerprint sensor and supports Face Unlock.

The Mi 9 has a triple rear camera setup which comprises of a 48 MP, f/1.75 Sony IMX586 sensor combined with a 16MP, f2.2 ultra-wide sensor and a 12MP, f/2.2 telephoto sensor. The device has a 20MP selfie camera which is housed in the waterdrop notch above the display. The device can shoot 2160p video at 30fps and is capable of shooting super slo-mo video at 960fps. Under the hood, the Mi 9 runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC which is manufactured using a 7nm architecture. It has an Octa-core CPU combined with an Adreno 640 GPU.

The smartphone has a 3300mAh battery with fast charging support up to 27W. Noteworthy, the latest Xiaomi flagship also supports wireless charging. In addition to the regular variant, the company has also announced its Explorer Edition variant which has a transparent back and higher RAM and ROM storage. Additionally, t at the event announced a special edition of the Mi 9. The Mi 9 will be available in following storage variants:

  • 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM
  • 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM
  • 12GB RAM and 256GB ROM (Mi 9 Explorer Edition)

Xiaomi has also launched a wireless charging power bank with a battery capacity of 10,000mAh at the event along with the Mi 9.

Price & Availablity

 

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The Xiaomi Mi 9 has been launched at a price of CNY 2,999 (around Rs 32,000) for the base model and CNY 3,299 (around Rs 35,000) for the version with 8GB of RAM. The Explorer Edition has been priced at CNY 3,999(around Rs 42,000). Unfortunately, the company has not provided any information about its India launch. 

 

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