Xiaomi has launched its Mi 9 smartphone at a special event in China. The smartphone boasts a number of impressive features, including a triple-lens main camera with a 48MP sensor and a 20MP front-facing selfie camera.
It has a 6.39-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and 90.7% screen to body ratio since it has 3.6mm small chin, making it 40% narrower than the Mi 8.
It is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform with Game Turbo with real-time CPU/GPU/FPS monitoring, up to 8GB of RAM and runs Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10 on top.
Xiaomi also introduced 12GB RAM Transparent edition, which the company says it the world’s first 12GB RAM phone.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Specifications
Display: 6.39-inch (1080 × 2280 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 103.8% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
Chipset: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform (1 x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485) with Adreno 640 GPU
RAM+ROM: 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 12GB RAM with 256GB storage (Transparent Edition)
SIM: Dual SIM
Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
Camera: 48MP rear camera with 1/2.0″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.75 aperture, LED flash, Laser Autofocus, PDAF, CAF, 12MP 1/3.6″ Samsung S5K3M5, telephoto lens with f/2.2 aperture, 1.0μm pixel size, 6P lens, 2x lossless zoom, 16MP 1/1.3″ Sony IMX481 117-degree ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 1.0μm pixel size, 6P lens, 4cm macro
20MP front-facing camera with 0.9μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture
Sensor: In-display fingerprint sensor
Dimensions: 157.5×74.67×7.61mm; Weight: 173g
Network: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, Dual-frequency (L1+L5) GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
Battery: 3300mAh battery with 27W fast charging, 20W wireless fast charging
6GB RAM + 128GB goes for $450
8GB RAM + 128GB goes for $490
12GB RAM + 128GB goes for $594