Xiaomi has today announced that it will be launching Xiaomi Mi 9 in China on February 20. The launch date is the same when Samsung will be launching its flagship Galaxy S10 series at an event in San Francisco on February 20.
Lei Jun, the Co-Founder of Xiaomi, revealed on his official Weibo account that the Mi 9 would be announced on February 20 in China. As per the Weibo post, the Xiaomi Mi 9 is a ‘super-powerful flagship’ from Xiaomi and the ‘Best Looking Mi phone so far.’
As for the phone’s specifications, previous reports suggest that the Xiaomi Mi 9 will be featuring a 6.4-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio an in-display fingerprint scanner. It is rumoured to be powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC with the X24 LTE modem. It is said that the Xiaomi Mi 9 will be the company’s first smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855 processor.
Xiaomi Mi 9 will start with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage and will have up to 8 or 10GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The phone will have an under-glass fingerprint scanner. It will run Android 9 Pie with the company’s own MIUI 10 on top. For dimensions, the phone will measure 155 x 75 x 7.6mm.
For the camera, Xiaomi Mi 9 will sport a vertically aligned triple rear camera setup – with one 48-megapixel Sony ImX586 sensor, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens and a 3D TOF sensor as well. For the front, the smartphone will feature a 24-megapixel Sony IMX576 sensor.
TheXiaomi Mi 9 earlier appeared at 3C certification which confirms the device has 27W fast charging which revealed that Mi 9 carries support for up to 27W fast charging. The base variant of the Xiaomi Mi 9 featuring 6GB of RAM/128GB of storage is said to be priced at 2999 Yuan which is approx. Rs 30,480.