Xiaomi Mi 9: Specifications, features, price and launch

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13 Feb 2019

Xiaomi to launch its Mi 9 flagship on February 20

As the successor to its Mi 8 smartphone, Xiaomi will introduce Mi 9 in China on February 20.

The company has confirmed the launch details in a post shared on Weibo, the micro-blogging site today.

Further, a recent leak also revealed the design features and key specifications of the upcoming Xiaomi flagship.

Here's our roundup.

Design and display

Xiaomi Mi 9 to sport a waterdrop notched display

Xiaomi Mi 9 to sport a waterdrop notched display

According to a recent Weibo post, the Mi 9 will come with a waterdrop-like notched display with a slim bottom bezel.

This new design should offer more screen-to-body ratio than the Mi 8 which featured an iPhone X-like notch.

Further, the phone is tipped to sport a 6.4-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Mi 9 to sport triple rear-camera with 48MP main sensor

The leak also claims that Mi 9 will come with a triple rear-camera setup comprising a 48MP Sony IMX586 main sensor, paired with a 12MP secondary sensor and a 3D Time-of-Flight sensor. Up front, the phone is said to pack a 24MP Sony IMX576 sensor.

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Internals

Under the hood

The phone is said to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, paired with X24 LTE modem, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.

However, we can expect premium variants with more memory and storage.

Lastly, the Mi 9 is tipped to pack a 3,500mAh battery with 27W fast charging support and run Android Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box.

Xiaomi Mi 9: Pricing and availability

The Xiaomi Mi 9 will launch in China on February 20, according to the official announcement made by the company. Further, in terms of pricing, the phone is expected to arrive at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs. 30,400).

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When will Xiaomi Mi 9 launch?

Asked 2019-02-13 19:53:15 by Sai Pillai

Answered by NewsBytes

As per an official post shared on Weibo, Xiaomi will launch the Mi 9 on February 20 in China.

What will be the price of Mi 9?

Asked 2019-02-13 19:53:15 by Anika Patil

Answered by NewsBytes

According to a tip-off, the Mi 9 will be priced at CNY 2,999 or roughly Rs. 30,400.

What are the camera specifications of Mi 9?

Asked 2019-02-13 19:53:15 by Reyansh Dutta

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The leak claims that the phone will come with a triple rear-camera setup comprising a 48MP Sony IMX586 main sensor, paired with a 12MP secondary sensor and a 3D Time of Flight sensor. Up front, the Xiaomi Mi 9 is said to pack a 24MP Sony IMX576 sensor.

Will Mi 9 support 5G?

Asked 2019-02-13 19:53:15 by Ishan Shah

Answered by NewsBytes

Xiaomi Mi 9 is said to come with an X24 LTE Modem. And given this chip is not 5G-compatible, Mi 9 will not support 5G network.

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