Xiaomi has been giving out hints for its new flagship, dubbed the Mi 9 for quite some time. Now, the company has finally made the high-end smartphone official at an event in China.
Starting with the main highlight of the Mi 9, the device has a triple-camera setup at the back, configured at 48MP (Sony IMX596 sensor and a wide-angle lens), a 12MP telephoto lens, and a 16MP ultra wide-angle lens. The one at the front is rated at 20MP, featuring AI-enabled camera features.
Additionally, Mi 9 supports Super Slow-Motion videos at 960fps and the Moon mode to take clear images of the moon.
Another highlight is the inclusion of a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor which is 5G-ready.
In addition to many of its highlights, the device features an in-display fingerprint scanner, Game Turbo mode for improved gaming, and comes in Lavender Violet, Ocean Blue, and Piano Black colors.
The device sports a 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a water drop notch and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.7%. The smartphone comes in two RAM/ROM variants: 6GB/128GB (CNY 2,999) and 8GB/128GB (CNY 3,299).
With a metal and glass chassis, the Mi 9 is backed by a 3,300mAh battery and runs Android 9.0 Pie based on the company’s MIUI 10.
Mi 9 Explorer Edition
Furthermore, Xiaomi has also launched the Mi 9 Explorer Edition with a transparent back which has its main highlight in the form of a massive 12GB of RAM and 256GB of ROM, with the rest of the specs remaining the same as the original Mi 9. Priced at CNY 3,999, it comes with Alita: Battle Angel branding.
Mi 9 SE
There is also a lowered down Mi 9 SE variant which sports a 5.97-inch AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor, three rear cameras (48MP, 13MP, and 8MP), 20MP front camera, in-display fingerprint sensor, and support for NFC.
It comes in two RAM/ROM options: 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB, and starts at CNY 1,999.
Additionally, the company has unveiled a 20W wireless charging pad for CNY 99 and a 10,000mAh wireless charging power bank for CNY 149.