Xiaomi recently announced their upcoming flagship, the Mi 9 at an event in China and has finally launched the smartphone worldwide at the Mobile World Congress. The new device from the brand has the specifications to match any 2019 Android flagship, the device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855chipset and comes with enhanced Xiaomi’s Game Turbo technology. The display on the device has gotten a major upgrade and now uses an AMOLED display from Samsung with a very small notch on the top.
The Mi 9 also comes with a triple camera set up on the rear for additional functionality. The Mi 9 is clearly targetted after mobile gamers, a segment that was not targetted by the brand before. The Mi 9 comes with a screen-to-body ratio of 90.7% and the device looks like one huge display on the front. The screen on the Mi 9 measures 6.39-inches diagonally and uses an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor as seen on the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus. The display has a resolution of FullHD+ and a peak brightness of 600-nits.
The triple camera setup on the rear of the smartphone comprises of a 48MP RGB sensor along with a 16MP ultra wide and a 12MP telephoto sensor, the camera set up on the rear also comes with a dual-LED flash and delivers pretty good images. The front sensor on the Mi 9 is a 20MP shooter and comes with HDR capabilities as well. The battery on the Mi 9 is of 3,300mAh capacity and the device charges via a Type-C port.
The Mi 9 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and has the Adreno 640 graphics. The device is also smartly capable of managing the GPU and CPU clocks do enhance the performance while still remaining in the TDP. The device comes with 12GB of LPDDR4X memory and has 256GB internal storage on the top variant.
The 6GB RAM variant with 64GB internal storage costs 449 Euros while a bump to 128GB storage would result in a price of 499 Euros