After a few teasers over the last few days, Xiaomi officially launched today its first flagship product, the Xiaomi Mi 9. The new camera offers competitive prices, offering specifications that we simply do not see at the same price elsewhere. . Here is what you need to know.
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At the heart of the Xiaomi Mi 9 is a Snapdragon 855 chipset. This processor is identical to the one we will see in the Samsung Galaxy S10 when it launches later in the day, and probably in almost every other flagship Android project at during the next few months. The new chip at 7nm should put the Xiaomi Mi 9 in front of the Mi 8 he managed. As Android Central point out, it's not even a year since this camera came on the scene.
The backup of this chipset requires 6GB, 8GB or 12GB of RAM paired with 128GB or 256GB of storage. At the front, there is a 6.39-inch screen with a small drop-shaped notch to house the 20MP selfie camera. This screen is an FHD + AMOLED panel with Gorilla Glass 6 and a built-in fingerprint sensor.
The equipment on the outside is also getting a new look. As previously stated, Xiaomi uses a gradient pattern that changes colors based on available lighting. Primary colors also include blue, black, and a purple color. There is also a transparent version exclusively delivered with the level 12 GB / 256 GB.
The transparent edition of Xiaomi Mi 9 has 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.
There is also a triple camera configuration at the back. The main sensor is a 48MP shooter at f / 1.75. This is associated with a 16 MP wide angle lens and a 12 MP telephoto lens. It should prove to be a powerful and durable installation thanks to the sapphire crystal covering these sensors. The Xiaomi Mi 9 has already earned a score of 107 on DxOMark, putting it in the company of the Huawei P20 Pro and the iPhone XS Max.
Another notable addition to the Xiaomi Mi 9 is wireless charging. Not only does the device support the Qi standard, but it can run at speeds of up to 20W. Xiaomi claims to be able to charge the Mi 9 and its 3,300 mAh battery in about 90 minutes, and that the charger only costs 99 yuan, 15 dollars.
In addition to the Xiaomi Mi 9, the company also launched an "SE" model that reduces prices. As Engadget Please note that this device runs on the Snapdragon 712 processor, has a 5.97-inch smaller screen, 6GB RAM, 64GB storage and a fingerprint reader integrated. There is another triple camera here too, but the 48MP primary is paired with a 8MP telephoto lens and a 13MP wide-angle lens. The camera gets a painting job similar to that of the standard Mi 9 and is offered in the same colors.
Xiaomi Mi 9
All these new devices will be launched in China on February 26 and pre-orders are already open. International availability is not yet known, but pricing suggests that this will be the case. The Xiaomi Mi 9 in its base, level 6 GB / 128 GB, will cost 2,999 yuan, or about 445 dollars. The 8GB / 128GB and 12GB / 256GB levels cost 3,299 and 3,999 yuan, respectively. The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE, on the other hand, only costs 1,999 yuan, or about $ 300.
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