Xiaomi Mi 9 Launch Price, Specifications, Features Highlights: Xiaomi has announced its Mi 9 flagship at an event in Beijing, China. The Mi 9 is the first phone to be announced with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, and triple cameras. Xiaomi also announced a cheaper Mi 9 SE variant as well as Mi 9 Transparent edition with 128GB RAM. The Mi 9 has 48MP quad-sensor along with 12MP telephoto sensor and ultra-wide 16MP sensor. The front camera is 20MP.
Xiaomi Mi 9 price in China starts at 2999 Yuan (or approx Rs 31,748) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model. Mi 9 Transparent Edition will cost 3999 Yuan (or approx Rs 42,391) for 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.
Xiaomi Mi 9 launch, price in India, specifications, Highlights
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE announced, features 48MP camera
Xiaomi has also announced the Mi 9 SE, a cheaper variant of the flagship Mi 9. The smartphone sports a 5.97-inch AMOLED display and has an in-display fingerprint scanner. The Mi 9 SE has a 48MP camera at the back. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 712 processor.
Xiaomi Mi 9 starts at 2999 Yuan; Mi 9 Transparent edition will cost 3999 Yuan
Xiaomi Mi 9 price in China starts at 2999 Yuan (or approx Rs 31,748) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model. Mi 9 Transparent Edition , on the other hand, will cost 3999 Yuan (or approx Rs 42,391). This model comes with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.
Mi 9 Transparent edition announced with 12GB RAM
Apart from a regular Mi 9, Xiaomi has also announced the Mi 9 Transparent edition at an event in China. Perhaps the highlight of the Mi 9 Transparent edition is 12GB of RAM.
Xiaomi has also announced a wireless power bank
Xiaomi has also announced a wireless power bank to charge the Mi 9 which has 10,000 mAh capacity. Price is Yuan 149.
Xiaomi Mi 9 has 20W fast charging as well
Xiaomi Mi 9 has 20W fast charging as well.
Xiaomi Mi 9 camera specifications
Xiaomi Mi 9 has 48MP Sony IMX586 quad-sensor with 0.8µm pixels, f/1.75-aperture. The 12MP telephoto sensor is Samsung S5K3M5 with 1.0µm pixels, f/2.2-aperture and 50mm-equivalent focal length. The ultra-wide angle sensor is 16MP one which is the Sony IMX481 sensor with f/2.2-aperture. The phone has PDAF/laser autofocus, LED flash and can shoot video at highest resolution of 2160p/30fps video.
Xiaomi Mi 9 has super slow-motion at 960 fps
Mi 9 supports super slow-motion video at 960 fps.
Xiaomi Mi 9 selfie camera is 20MP
Mi 9 will come with a 20MP selfie camera on the front.
Xiaomi Mi 9: AI triple camera being shown
Xiaomi Mi 9 has 48MP rear camera which is using the Sony IMX586 sensor. The camera relies on pixel binning to also create 12MP resolution photos. The 48MP rear camera is supported by a 16MP ultra-wide camera and 12MP camera for 2X optical zoom.
Xiaomi Mi 9 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Lei Jun is now talking about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, which powers the Mi 9. Technically this is the first phone to be announced with the next-gen flagship processor from Qualcomm. Snapdragon 855 is 5G ready and has a 7 nm design as well. It is clocked at 2.4 Ghz.
Xiaomi Mi 9: Display
Mi 9 has a 6.39-inches display with full HD resolution. The Samsung AMOLED display has a 103.8 per cent NTSC super wide colour gamut and up to 600 nits brightness. Mi 9 will have a game mode screen enhancement, night scene contrast and it will work well under sunlight with realistic colours. Xiaomi has also upgraded eye protection mode on Mi 9 to “256 steps” with smooth transitions. Mi 9 will come Corning Gorilla Glass 6th generation on the front. Xiaomi says it is using the third generation of ultrasonic distance sensor for fingerprint scanning.
Xiaomi Mi 9: Design, weight
Mi 9 weighs around 173 grams, which makes it lighter than the iPhone XS Max. The phone has a total thickness of 7.6 mm, according to the presentation.
Xiaomi Mi 9: Triple cameras design being shown
Mi 9's triple camera is being discussed at the event now. As already pointed out Mi 9 has a Sapphire cover at the back on the camera lens to make it scratch resistant. The camera sensors at 48MP+16MP+12MP.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Holographic design
The Mi 9 has a holographic design at the back. .The sky blue Mi 9 variant will show different colours of a rainbow depending on the angle and colour of light that hits it. To accomplish this, the phone has undergone a nano-scale laser holography process with a double-layer coating to achieve such a unique colour. The back finish is glass.
Xiaomi Mi 9 launch: CEO Lei Jun on stage
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun is on stage talking about the Mi 9 smartphone. As already mentioned, we know most of the specifications of the Mi 9. For starters it has a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on top. The phone is also code-named 'Battle Angel' in reference to the new movie 'Battle Angel Alita.'
Xiaomi Mi 9 launch event starts
The Mi 9 launch event has started. The live stream is available on Xiaomi's China website.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer and Transparent edition also expected
It looks like the Mi 9 will have two other variants: A Mi 9 Explorer Edition which will come with 12GB RAM, according to reports, along wiht a transparent back cover. The Mi 9 Transparent Edition will come with a transparent back, but limited to 8GB RAM only, according to the new leaks.
Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 Explorer Edition price leaked
According to a report on GSMArena, Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 Explorer Edition and a Mi 9 Transparent cover version will be launched. Prices of all three variants have been leaked. The base Mi 9 with 6GB RAM and 64GB will start at Yuan 3,300 while the 8GB RAM and 128GB version will cost Yuan 3,500. The Mi 9 with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage will cost Yuan 3,700.
The Mi 9 with 8GB RAM and 256GB Transparent edition will cost Yuan 5,000 while the 8GB Explorer edition of Mi 9 will cost Yuan 6,000, says the report.
Mi 9 to come with in-display fingerprint sensor
Xiaomi has said that the Mi 9 will come with an improved fingerprint sensor under the display. The optical in-display fingerprint sensor is 25 per cent faster than the previous generation one, according to Xiaomi's posts.
Xiaomi Mi 9: Triple cameras and how they will work
Xiaomi's Mi 9 will have a 48MP+ 16MP +12MP camera. The company in a series of tweets has explained how the camera will work. The 48MP camera is the main sensor, which will offer 12MP and 48MP resolution photos. It will support image binning with the 4-in-1 super pixel (12MP) and comes with f/1.75 aperture and 1.6 um large pixel size. The 16MP camera is the ultra-wide sensor with 117-degree point of view. The 12MP camera is for depth sensing with 2x optical zoom support. The camera lens also has a Sapphire cover, which is scratch resistant.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer Edition to come with quad-cameras
While the Mi 9's features and specifications are seen as a given, there is some speculation about a Mi 9 Explorer Edition, like the company had last year with the Mi 8 series. For those who do not remember, Mi 8 Explorer Edition camera with a transparent back, which showed the internals of the device, though there was some controversy over this as well. It is not clear if the Mi 9 Explorer Edition, will have something similar to offer. Reports also claim Mi 9 Explorer Edition could come with quad-cameras at the back, instead of the triple sensors seen on the Mi 9. The phone might offer 12GB RAM as well.
Xiaomi Mi 9 is launching today: Take a look at some official pictures
With the Xiaomi Mi 9, the company has already revealed the offiical images in great detail along with the key specifications and feature. We already know everything about the display, the camera, processor. Check out the official images of Xiaomi Mi 9 as revealed by the company.