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Xiaomi Mi 9: the flagship with Snapdragon 855 and the onscreen scanner for $ 446 (23 photos)


As promised, the Chinese company Xiaomimade a presentation of the flagship smartphone Xiaomi Mi 9. Almost all the characteristics of the new product, representatives of the manufacturer voluntarily leaked to the Web long before the announcement. But all some details became known only now, including the cost of new items.

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Xiaomi Mi 9 in a glass case with metalThe frame is equipped with a 6.39-inch widescreen AMOLED display with a drop-shaped cut-out for the front camera. A full HD + screen (2340 x 1080 pixels, aspect ratio 19.5: 9, 403ppi, contrast 60,000: 1, brightness 600 nit, HDR support and protective glass Gorilla Glass 6) is 90.7% of the total surface area. According to the manufacturer, the subscreen fingerprint scanner has become 25% faster than its predecessor, the recognition area has also become larger, but it does not occupy the entire front side of the smartphone.


For the operation of the device is responsible 8-core7-nanometer Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with a clock frequency of 2.84 GHz, Adreno 640 graphics core and 5G-modem X50. The artificial intelligence-based Game Turbo technology allows you to optimize CPU and GPU resources during game mode to improve performance and optimize device performance. In Betsnmark AnTuTu smartphone managed to get a record 387,000 points.

The triple main camera, which first appeared on Xiaomi’s smartphones, consists of:
- 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 module with a pixel size of 0.8 μm, f / 1.75 aperture and Quad Bayer technology, combining 4 pixels in 1, when shooting in low light conditions
- Samsung S5K3M5 12 megapixel telephoto lens with f / 2.2 aperture for 2x optical zoom and portrait mode;
- Sony IMX481 16 megapixel wide-angle module with an aperture of f / 2.2 and 117 ° coverage angle.
- LED flash of different tones;
- sapphire protective glass
- artificial intelligence for scene recognition and post-processing.


The rear camera is also endowed with laser and phase autofocus, can record video in format [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected] Well-known Internet resource DxOMark also assigned the flagship 107 total points.


Front camera in the smartphone is presented20 megapixel ordinary module with a pixel size of 0.9 microns, f / 2.0 aperture, the presence of artificial intelligence, HDR mode and recording videos in Full HD format.


Also, Xiaomi Mi 9 is endowed with: slot for two sim-cards, NFC-chip, Dual GPS + A-GPS + GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, 2x2 MIMO, 3300 mAh battery Fast Quick Charge 4.0+ (27 W) and wireless charging (20 W), USB Type-C (OTG) port, IR port and a separate button on the case to activate the assistant Xiao AI or Google Assistant in the global version of the device. The novelty has no protection against water and dust, an audio jack and a slot for microSD memory cards. The operating system is Android 9 Pie with a MIUI 10 shell, there is a “Dark Mode” mode and dynamic wallpaper.


Xiaomi Mi 9 will be released in two versions with 6/8 GBLPDDR4x RAM and 128 GB of internal UFS 2.1 flash memory. In China, the device will sell from $ 446. In total, three body colors will be offered, two of them are gradient.


Also, Xiaomi has released a modification of the Mi 9 ExplorerEdition with a transparent back cover, 12 GB of RAM, a 256 GB flash drive and more powerful 40W fast charging. Her price will be $ 595.


On the new, having dimensions of 157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm and weighing 173 grams., It is possible to issue a pre-order from today. The flagship also released the following accessories: a portable battery with a capacity of 10,000 mAh, car charger with automatic capture of a smartphone, a plate for charging at home. International presentation Xiaomi Mi 9 will be held in Barcelona at the exhibition MWC 2019.


Source: engadget.com, phonearena.com