Xiaomi to soon launch selfie-centric Mi CC9 smartphones
Xiaomi is reportedly working to launch two new selfie-focused smartphones in China soon.
Dubbed as Mi CC9 and Mi CC9e, the two handsets will leverage the expertise of Meitu - a popular selfie app company that was acquired by Xiaomi last year.
Notably, a tipster has also leaked the alleged specs and prices of these upcoming phones.
Here's our roundup.
Mi CC9: At a glance
According to the leak, the Mi CC9 will come with a waterdrop notched display and the trendy in-screen fingerprint sensor.
It is said to be powered by a mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset, coupled with upto 8GB of RAM and upto 256GB of internal storage.
Under the hood, the phone is likely to house a 4,000mAh battery with support for 27W fast charging.
Here's what to expect from Mi CC9e
The Mi CC9e will arrive as a stripped down variant of the Mi CC9, featuring a waterdrop notched display and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
The leak claims that the phone will be backed by a Snapdragon 710 processor, paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
It is also said to offer a 4,000mAh with 18W fast charging support and NFC.
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Both phones will offer 32MP selfie snapper, 48MP rear camera
According to the leak, both the Mi CC9 and Mi CC9e will offer a 32MP selfie camera and a 48MP main sensor on the rear camera. That said, there is no information available regarding the other sensors of the main camera.
Here's a look at the prices of these Xiaomi phones
According to the leak, the Mi CC9e will cost CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 16,000) for the solo 6GB/64GB model.
Similarly, the Mi CC9 will be priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 25,100) for the base-end 6GB/128GB model, CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 28,100) for the mid-end 8GB/128GB variant, and CNY 3,099 (roughly Rs. 31,100) for the top-end 8GB/256GB configuration.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730