Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 SE with 48MP camera launched: Price, specifications, features
Xiaomi Mi 9 goes official with a triple camera setup including a 48-megapixel sensor. Check out full specs of the latest Xiaomi phone.
Xiaomi on Wednesday introduced its latest flagship smartphone, Mi 9. It is also one of the world's first smartphones to run on Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 855 processor with X50 modem making it 5G compatible. The smartphone has been released in China and is unlikely to be officially launched in India anytime sooner.
Xiaomi Mi 9 will be available in China for a starting price of 2999 Yuan (₹31,000 approximately). The premium Mi 9 Explorer Edition is available for 3999 Yuan (₹42,000 approximately).
As expected, Xiaomi Mi 9 boasts of high end specifications. It features a 6.39-inch Samsung's AMOLED display with 90.7% screen-to-body ratio. The resolution, however, is limited to full HD.
Xiaomi Mi 9 also features under-display fingerprint sensor, similar to phones like OnePlus 6T and Oppo K1.
Apart from Qualcomm's top-end Snapdragon 855 processor, Xiaomi Mi 9 offers the latest software, Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10. In the camera department, Mi 9 takes on the likes of Honor View10 with a triple-rear camera setup featuring 12-megapixel, 48-megapixel and 16-megapixel sensors. The phone also supports 960fps ultra slow-motion video recording. On the front it has a 16-megapixel selfie camera.
Xiaomi Mi 9 comes with 20W fast charging as well. The phone supports USB Type-C.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer Edition
The premium Explorer Edition comes with the same transparent back panel theme like the predecessor. This variant of the phone has almost same set of specifications as the main version except for a few enhancements. For instance, it comes with massive 12GB of RAM.
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE comes with a smaller 5.97-inch display with same full HD resolution. It also features under-display fingerprint sensor. Another highlight of the smartphone is the 48-megapixel camera. For performance, Xiaomi Mi 9 SE relies on Snapdragon 712 processor.