After a series of leaks and official teasers, Xiaomi introduced the long-awaited flagship smartphone Xiaomi Mi9. The novelty has a top filling based on the Snapdragon 855 processor, updated bright design, advanced triple camera, wireless charging and much more.
The diagonal of the Super AMOLED display of Samsung's new product with thin frames, Full HD+ resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio is 6.39 inches-a little more than last year's model. Unlike its predecessor, the matrix Xiaomi Mi9 without broad "monopoly", on change which came neat keyhole.
Decreased and "chin" at the bottom of the screen - it allowed him to take 90.7% of the front panel. The brightness of 600 nits and a special anti-reflective coating allow you to comfortably use your smartphone even in Sunny weather.
"Heart" of the device became the newest eight-core Snapdragon 855 processor with clock frequency up to 2.84 GHz, the video accelerator Adreno 640 is responsible for graphics capabilities. In the popular benchmark AnTuTu, Xiaomi Mi9 scored 387851 points. The device is equipped with support for Game Turbo technology, which distributes system resources in real time, depending on the complexity of the game scene.
The amount of RAM, depending on the configuration, is 6/8 GB, built - in storage-128 GB. Battery capacity with support for fast charging-3300 mAh. Additional charge savings are provided by the support of a dark theme out of the box, which, according to the manufacturer, can reduce the consumption of the screen up to 83%. Also, the smartphone is equipped with an NFC module for contactless payment and fast wireless charging at 20 watts.
The main camera supporting HDR AI technology consists of three sensors with a resolution of 48 (Sony IMX586), 12 and 16 MP (Sony IMX 481) with support for background blur, scene recognition and post-processing using AI algorithms.
Selfie-module software beautification represented by a single sensor is 20 MP. Slow motion (960 frames per second) is supported, Motion Tracking technology is used to stabilize the video, reducing the effect of shaking the image.
Authoritative resource DxOMark awarded Xiaomi Mi9 a high rating of 107 points. The photo capabilities of the gadget were estimated at 112 points, the video recording mode brought the device 99 points.
The body of the smartphone is made of glass, the back cover has a gradient color, changing the shade depending on the angle of inclination. The device has rounded corners 3.5 mm thick along the contour of the back cover. Unlocking the gadget is made using an optical fingerprint scanner of the fifth generation, built into the display.
Specifications of Xiaomi Mi9:
- Display: 6.39", Super AMOLED, Full HD+, 19: 9
- Processor: 7nm Snapdragon 855, 8 cores, 2.84 GHz
- RAM: 6/8 GB, LPDDR4X 2133 MHz
- Internal memory: 128GB, UFS 2.1
- Main camera: 48 MP (Sony IMX586, 0.8 µm, f / 1.75) + 12 MP (1 µm, f / 2.2,) + 16 MP (Sony IMX 481, 1 µm, f/ 2.2, 117 degree viewing angle)
- Front camera: 20mp (f/1.8), support AI photo processing
- Battery: 3300 mAh, fast charging (27W), wireless charging (20W)
- Sound: stereo speakers
- Communication: 2 SIM cards, USB Type - C, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz and 5GHz), NFC
- Safety: Podebrady optical fingerprint scanner
- OS: Android 9.0 Pie with proprietary MIUI 10 shell
- Dimensions: 157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm
- Weight: 173 grams
The price of the flagship novelty, depending on the configuration, will be:
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM — $446
- 8 GB of RAM + 128 GB ROM — $490
In addition to the basic version, Xiaomi introduced a special modification of the smartphone called Transparent Edition. In addition to the transparent back cover with decorative elements, the device received 12 GB of RAM and a triple rear camera, the main 48-megapixel module of which is characterized by seven lenses and an aperture of f/1.47.
Price Xiaomi Mi9 Explorer Edition (12 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM) is $595.