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Xiaomi Mi CC9, CC9e and CC9 Meitu Edition Are Now Official

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Xiaomi Mi CC9, CC9e and CC9 Meitu Edition Are Now Official

Specifications
Status

Announced

Manufacturer

Xiaomi

Model / Variant

Mi CC9
Mi CC9 Meitu edition

Dimensions

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition: 156.8 x 74.5 x 8.67mm

Weight

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
179g

Design

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
Front Glass
Rear Glass

Colors

Mi CC9: Blue, Black, White
Mi CC9 Meitu edition: Pearl White

Display Size and Type

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
6.39 inch

Display Resolution

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
2340 x 1080 px
403 ppi

Protection

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Chipset

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
Snapdragon 710

CPU

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
Octa Core
2 GHz

GPU

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
Adreno 616

Memory Storage

Mi CC9: 64 GB, 128 GB
Mi CC9 Meitu edition: 128 GB

RAM

Mi CC9: 6 GB, 8 GB
Mi CC9 Meitu edition: 8 GB

Memory Expandability

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition: Upto 512 GB

Operating System

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
MIUI 10
Android 9.0 Pie

Primary Camera

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
48 MP, f/1.8
8 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP (depth)

Primary Video

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
2160p @ 30fps

Secondary Camera

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
32 MP, f/2.0

Secondary Camera Video

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
1080p @ 30fps

Battery

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
4030 mAh
18 W Fast Charging

Connectivity

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
802.11 ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 5.0
NFC
3.5 mm Audio Jack

SIM Type

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
Nano SIM
Hybrid Slot

Other Features

Mi CC9 and Mi CC9 Meitu edition:
Under Display Fingerprint Sensor
IR Blaster

After numerous teasers and leaks, the Mi CC9 lineup of smartphones from Xiaomi is now official. The company has announced three handsets in the lineup which includes CC9, CC9 Meitu edition and CC9e (essential edition). The first two devices in the lineup have similar specifications with the key differences being a tweaked camera and exclusive colour option on the Meitu edition. On the other hand, the CC9e is a watered-down variant of the regular device with a smaller display and a less powerful chipset.

According to the company, the “CC” suffix stands for “Chic and Cool” and it corresponds with companies philosophy of this lineup. The Mi CC9 smartphones are targeted toward young millennials, therefore, the company has paid special attention to their design. The features are also incorporated while keeping the needs of said potential customers in mind like AI photo and video enhancement.  

Mi CC9 and CC9 Meitu Edition

The Mi CC9 and the CC9 Meitu Edition have a glass sandwich design which is held together by a metal mid-frame. The smartphone duo features a 6.39 inch AMOLED display that has a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px and a pixel density of 403 ppi. Besides, the two devices feature an under display fingerprint sensor which allows them to be securely and swiftly unlocked.

Under the hood, the Mi CC9 and the CC9 Meitu Edition feature the Snapdragon 710 SoC which consists of 2.2 GHz Octa Core CPU and Adreno 616 GPU. Both the handsets are powered by a 4,030 mAh battery which can be charged via the bottom mounted USB Type C port with speeds of upto 18 W.

The Mi CC9 and the CC9 Meitu Edition have a total of four cameras, out of which, three are placed on the rear while the fourth 32 MP selfie camera is placed in waterdrop notch on the front. The triple rear camera setup consists of an f/1.8 aperture equipped 48 MP sensor, 8 MP ultrawide sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor.

For connectivity, the Mi CC9 and the CC9 Meitu Edition support 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, 4G VoLTE and Bluetooth 5.0. Other features on the device include a 3.5 mm audio jack, NFC and an IR blaster which is placed on top of either smartphone. In terms of storage, the standard edition is offered in two variants while the Meitu Edition is offered in one variant. Price for both the devices are as follows:

 
 
  6 GB + 64 GB 8 GB + 128 GB
Mi CC9 CNY 1,799 (around Rs 17990) CNY 1,999 (around Rs 19,990)
Mi CC9 Meitu Edition N/A CNY 2,599 (around Rs 25990)

In addition to the inbuilt storage, they also support memory expansion upto 512 GB via the hybrid dual SIM slot.

Mi CC9e

The Mi CC9e, like its elder siblings, features glass on both the front and rear. The front of the smartphone accommodates a 6.08 inch AMOLED display on the front which has HD resolution of 1520 x 720 px. Despite being an economical offering, it retains an under display fingerprint scanner. 

The Mi CC9e is kitted with the Snapdragon 665 chipset which has debuted with the smartphone itself. The SoC consists of a 2 GHz Octa Core CPU along with the Adreno 610 GPU. It is also powered by a 4,030 mAh battery which can be topped up with speeds of upto 18 W via the bottom mounted USB Type C port. 

All other features including camera sensors, connectivity options and memory expansion on the Mi CC9 are heterogeneous to the standard Mi CC9 and the Mi CC9 Meitu edition. The device is offered in three variants for which the prices are as follows:

  • 4 GB + 64 GB: CNY 1,299 (around Rs 12990)
  • 6 GB + 64 GB: CNY 1399 (around Rs 13,990)
  • 6 GB + 128 GB: CNY 1,599 (around Rs 15,990)

Also Read: Huawei Launches MediaPad T5 Tablet In India

Xiaomi is yet to announce the availability of the Mi CC9 smartphones in India which is expected to happen in the coming weeks. 

What are your thoughts on the newly launched Mi CC9 handsets? Which is your favourite device and feature in the new lineup? Let us know in the comments below

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