Xiaomi Mi 9 is announced to be launched in India by July 2019. It comes with a curved design giving it a stylish look and is light in weight. Xiaomi Mi 9 is powered by 2.4GHz octa-core QUALCOMM Snapdragon 855 processor. It comes with front and rear camera. It has a triple camera on the rear end with a powerful 48MP primary camera along with 12MP and 16MP supporting sensors, there is a 20MP sensor the on front end. In this article, let’s take a look at its availability, price, and specifications.
Xiaomi Mi 9 HIGHLIGHTS:
DISPLAY: The display screen is featured with a 16M color super AMOLED screen. The screen size is 6.39 inches with a powerful resolution of 1080 X 2340 Pixels. It comes with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and has got 403PPI as its Pixel Density. The screen comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.
DESIGN: Xiaomi Mi 9 measures 157.5mm X 74.7mm X 7.6mm and weighs 173 grams. It is lightweight and comes in Deep Grey, Holographic illusion blue and Holographic illusion colors.
SOFTWARE AND PROCESSOR: Xiaomi Mi 9 runs on MIUI 10 based on Android v9.0 (Pie). It is powered by 2.8 GHz octa-core QUALCOMM Snapdragon 855 processor. Besides, it has got a powerful performance of 12GB RAM. The SD 855 is mated with Adreno 640 GPU that gives fluid-flow experience for gaming.
Battery: Xiaomi Mi 9 is packed with a non-removable Li-Po battery. It comes with 3300mAh capacity. It supports wireless charging and proprietary fast charging.
Camera: It comes with a rear and front camera. The rear has three sensors of 48MP + 12MP +16MP, 48MP being the primary camera with Physical Aperture of f/2.2 with a pixel size of 0.8 microns, second is 12MP with Physical Aperture of f/2.2 and pixel size of 10 micron and third 16MP camera with Physical Aperture of f/2.2 with 1.0-micron pixel size. The rear camera comes with Auto Focus. The front comes with a powerful 20MP lens which clicks a perfect selfie. It has a Physical Aperture of f/2.0 with a pixel size of 0.9 microns.
Variants: Xiaomi Mi 9 is available in three different variants like 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, 8GB RAM +128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 128GB storage.
Price in India: The price of Xiaomi Mi 9 starts from Rs 31,790 with the maximum price around Rs 34,990
What is in the box?
Handset, Soft rubber case USB A to USB C cable, Quick charger 18W, SIM card ejector User manual.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Full Specifications
|Price in India||Minimum Rs 31,790|
|Display||6.39 inches (16.23 cm)|
|Performance||2.84GHz octa-core processor|
|Camera||48MP + 12MP + 16MP|
|Launch Date in India||July 2019|
|Launch Date||July 2019|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|Quick Charging||Yes, quick charge 4.0|
|SIM Slots||2 (GSM +GSM)|
|SIM Size||SIM 1 and 2: Nano|
|Fingerprint sensor||Yes, In-display|
|Processor||2.84GHz, Octa-core processor|
|Core details||2.84GHz Single-Core with kryo 485, 2.42GHz Triple-Core with kryo 485 and 1.8GHz Quad-Core with kryo 485|
|Chipset||QUALCOMM SDM Snapdragon 855 (7nm)|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10|
|Colors||Deep Grey, Holographic Illusion Blue, and Holographic Illusion Colors|
|Display type||Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, 16M color|
|Bezel-less display||Yes, with waterdrop notch|
|Screen to body ratio claimed by the brand||90.7%|
|Pixel Density||403 PPI|
|Features||Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection|
|Screen size||6.39 inches (16.23 cm)|
|Screen resolution||1080 X 2340 Pixels|
|Touch screen||Yes, Capacitive touch screen, Multi-Touch|
|Memory Card Slot||No|
|USB OTG support||Yes|
|Rear Camera||48MP + 12MP + 16MP|
|Physical aperture||f/1.75, f/2.2|
|Flash||Yes, Screen flash|
|Camera Features||Digital zoom, Autoflash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Shooting Modes||Continuous shooting, High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR)|
|Video Recording||1920 X 1080@fps, 1280 X 720@fps|
|Selfie Camera||20MP, HDR|
|Quick Charging||Yes, Quick v 4.0|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi, 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO|
|Wi-Fi Features||Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot|
|USB Type C||Yes|
|USB Connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Network Support||4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G|
|GPS||Yes, A – GPS, Glonass|
Xiaomi Mi 9 REVIEW:
Xiaomi Mi 9 comes with the screen size of 6.39 inches, that has a capacitive touchscreen. The 16M color Super AMOLED display has the screen resolution of 1080 X 2340 Pixels with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, the screen-to-body ratio as claimed by the company is 90.7%. this bigger and sharper screen gives immersive viewing experience to its users. On top, there is a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 that ensures screen protection.
Xiaomi Mi 9 is a lightweight phone and boasts of having a curved design which adds to its stylish looks. This phone sits comfortably on your palm with a grip to hold. This phone is available in various color options like Deep Grey, Holographic Illusion Blue, and Holographic Illusion Colors.
Xiaomi Mi 9 is powered with the world’s best processor; QUALCOMM Snapdragon 855 chipset mated with a powerful Octa-Core processor which is combined with three different clock speeds. The primary clock speed being 2.84GHZ (single-Core), it is supported by 2.42GHz Triple-Core and 1.8GHz Quad-Core processors. Besides, the chipset is paired with Adreno 640 GPU, this takes gaming to the next level and gives butter smooth experience both while playing games as well as using heavy graphics apps. Xiaomi Mi 9 runs on MIMO 10 based on Android 9.0 (pie)
The best feature of this phone is camera both on the rear and front end. A pill-shaped bump that houses three camera lenses rests at the top right corner on the back panel of the phone. The primary camera on the rear end is 48MP planked with 12MP and 16MP cameras. Front end sports 20MP camera which boasts as a good selfie clicker. The camera is featured with digital zoom, auto flash, face detection, touch to focus, etc. it also supports continuous shooting, HDR and panorama. The 4K video recording is supported at the frame rate of 1920 X 1080@fps and 1280 X 720@fps.
Furthermore, this phone has massive storage capacity where you can store lots of files, media, documents, etc. the only drawback is that it doesn’t support external memory, that is there is no memory card slot on the phone due to which you cannot expand the storage.
In contrast, Xiaomi Mi 9 supports dual SIM and both SIM card slots support nano-SIM and work on 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G and VoLTE as well.
The phone packs a Li-Po battery with 3300mAh capacity. The battery supports quick charge 4.0, and it has the facility of wireless charging, that reduces the risk of wire-bound life.
Xiaomi Mi 9 performance, screen, design, and in-display fingerprint are some of the special features of this phone. The phone also supports face unlock feature with 3D face recognition. Alongside, there are added sensors on the phone that accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, magnetometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor.
Comparison Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Oppo Reno
A competitor to Xiaomi Mi 9 in terms of features and price is Oppo Reno. So, let’s find out the qualities of both the phones by comparing their features from the below table.
|Xiaomi Mi 9|
|Xiaomi Mi 9 has 6.39’’ screen and 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution|
|Oppo Reno has 6.4’’ screen with 1080×2340 pixels resolution|
|Xiaomi Mi 9: Is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with an octa-core processor|
|Oppo Reno: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset with an octa-core processor|
|Xiaomi Mi 9: Has rear camera of 48MP +12MP +16MP and a front camera with 20MP|
|Oppo Reno: Is packed with a dual rear camera of 48MP + 5MP and a front camera with 16MP|
|Xiaomi Mi 9: Battery capacity is 3300mAh. Li-polymer battery|
|Oppo Reno: It is packed with Li-ion battery and has the capacity of 3765mAh|
|Xiaomi Mi 9: Runs on the android pie with EMUI 9.0.1 as skin|
|Oppo Reno: Runs on Android 9.0(Pie)
PROS AND CONS of Xiaomi Mi 9:
|Light Weight Phone.|
|Bigger and sharper screen|
|High-Resolution Camera (48MP and autofocus)|
|Support 4k video recording|
|No audio jack|
|No USB type C|
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