Xiaomi Mi 9 Android Smartphone Finally Launched Today: Check Full Specifications and Price

    Xiaomi Mi 9 Android Smartphone is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 and 48MP camera at the base price of $445

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    Xiaomi Mi 9 Android smartphone
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    Xiaomi is back again with another hot Android smartphone tagged Xiaomi Mi 9. This is coming barely eight months after the launch of the Mi 8. The Xiaomi Mi 9 being the upgraded version of Mi 8 comes with the fastest wireless charging technology and powered by the Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855 chipset at a competitive starting price of $445.

    The Xiaomi Mi 9 was officially launched today after several weeks of rumors and anticipation. By all indications, the Android smartphone is worth the wait as it is armed with some interesting specifications and you can’t break the bank just to have this beast.

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    The Xiaomi Mi 9 Android smartphone comes with a new aesthetic design and has 6.39 inches Super AMOLED display with a 1080 x 2340 pixels. The screen is also armed with a Corning Gorilla glass 6 to provide extra protection to the screen.

    One of the specs I found amazing in this latest Xiaomi Mi 9 Android smartphone is the Sony IMX586 48MP module that the device comes with. It’s simply amazing! Though not as huge as the Sony Xperia XZ4’s 52MP shooter but can still stand tall and boast as one of the latest Android smartphones with a huge camera. The Redmi Note 7 which is from the sub-brand of Xiaomi comes with the Samsung 48MP sensor (Note the difference). The Xiaomi Mi 9 actually comes with triple camera setup of 48MP +16MP + 12MP on the rear. It is also rumored to be the first Xiaomi smartphone with a triple camera setup. The front hosts 20MP ultra-wide camera with 1.0µm pixels and an f/2.2 lens with autofocus, which allows it to shoot macros from a 4cm distance.

    Xiaomi Mi 9 Android smartphone
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    The latest Xiaomi Mi 9 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) Operating System. In terms of memory, the device comes in two variants: the 12GB of RAM tagged with 256GB of storage, and 6GB of RAM going with 128GB of internal storage. The storage is pretty good for the price if you ask me.

    Do you know what is even more awesome? Xiaomi introduced the highest and fastest wireless charging technology that goes up to 20W in this latest Android smartphone. The Xiaomi Mi 9 is backed by 3300mAh battery that can carry you through a day. Xiaomi should have added more power to this device though.

    For the prices, the 6GB/128GB version sells at $445 in China, while 12GB/256GB goes as high as $600. The price is fair enough when you compare it with the features that come with the device.

    Xiaomi Mi 9 Android smartphone
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    Xiaomi Redmi Mi 9 Full Specifications

    SUMMARY

    Performance Octa-core
    Display 6.39″ (16.26 cm)
    Storage 128GB/256GB
    Camera 48MP + 12MP + 16MP
    Battery 3500 mAh
    Ram 6 GB/12GB
    Launch Date In India February 20, 2019 (Official)

    SPECIAL FEATURES

    Fingerprint Sensor Position On-screen
    Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Fingerprint Sensor Yes

    GENERAL

    Quick Charging Yes
    Operating System Android v9.0 (Pie)
    Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    Model Mi 9
    Launch Date February 20, 2019 (Official)
    Custom Ui MIUI
    Brand Xiaomi
    Sim Size SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
    Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
    Fingerprint Sensor Yes

    MULTIMEDIA

    Loudspeaker Yes
    Audio Jack 3.5 mm

    PERFORMANCE

    Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
    Graphics Adreno 640
    Processor Octa-core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri-core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)
    Architecture 64 bit
    Ram 6 GB and 12GB

    DESIGN

    Thickness 7.6 mm
    Width 75 mm
    Height 155 mm

    DISPLAY

    Display Type AMOLED
    Bezelless Display Yes with waterdrop notch
    Pixel Density 503 ppi
    Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v6
    Screen To Body Ratio Calculated 90.93 %
    Screen Size 6.39 inches (16.26 cm)
    Screen Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
    Touch Screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

    STORAGE

    Internal Memory 128GB and 256GB
    Expandable Memory No

    CAMERA

    Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
    Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Image Resolution 8000 x 6000 Pixels
    Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
    Autofocus Yes Phase Detection autofocus
    Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    Resolution 20 MP Front Camera
    Physical Aperture F1.75
    Flash Yes Dual-color LED Flash

    BATTERY

    User Replaceable No
    Quick Charging Yes Quick
    Type Li-Polymer
    Capacity 3500 mAh

    NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

    Wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
    Wifi Features Mobile Hotspot
    Bluetooth Yes v5.0
    Volte Yes
    Usb Type c Yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
    Usb Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
    Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
    Gps Yes with A-GPS
    Sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
    Sim Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    Sim 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

     

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