The new flagship of Xiaomi!
February 20, Xiaomi company officially presented its new flagship smartphone Xiaomi Mi 9. The novelty has an original design with gradient “holographic” colours, a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 855, a system of three cameras built right into the display, fingerprint scanner and many other features. Read more about the flagship Xiaomi Mi 9, which for sure will become a bestseller, told in this review.
Where to buy the Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi Mi 9 will go on sale in the coming days. It is expected that he will be immediately available for purchase on AliExpress. As soon as the smartphone goes on sale, we will update this material..
Design Xiaomi Mi 9
At first glance, the Xiaomi Mi 9 has a conventional hull form with rounded corners. But if you look at the smartphone from the side, you immediately see a key feature of the structure of the body. It is curved and tapers to the top. Due to the decision in Xiaomi has ensured that the smartphone is convenient to hold in hand.
Xiaomi Mi 9 very easy. The weight of the smartphone is 173 g. For comparison, the iPhone XS Max weighs 208 grams, while the Huawei Mate 20 Pro — 188 On ease of building its new flagship Xiaomi made a separate focus on presentation.
The novelty is very thin. The maximum thickness of the smartphone equal of 7.61 mm. But due to the tapered design of the hull, at the narrowest point (top of casing) the thickness of the device is only 3.5 mm.
Xiaomi Mi 9 comes in “fun” gradient colors, which the company called “holographic”, and in a much more strict gray.
Characteristics Xiaomi Mi 9
For the performance of Xiaomi Mi 9 system is responsible for the flagship eight-processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. It is the most powerful mobile chip that could appear on Android devices in early 2019. The clock frequency of the performance of the processor core equal of 2.84 GHz. The other three cores, same performance, have a frequency of 2.42 GHz. The remaining four energy-efficient cores with a frequency of 1.8 GHz. The maximum amount of RAM Xiaomi Mi 9 is 12 GB.
Xiaomi Mi 9 supports proprietary technology Xiaomi Game Turbo. It accelerates smartphone games, allowing you to achieve the best picture and smooth frame rate. At the presentation of Xiaomi demonstrated that thanks to the Game Turbo drawdown in FPS in today’s demanding games happen much less frequently.
Right at the presentation of Xiaomi boasted indicators of Mi 9 in the benchmark AnTuTu, which is recognized as the most accurate. The smartphone managed to score in the testing 387851 score. For comparison, the Xiaomi Mi 8 this figure is 293897 points. Gains in productivity have been major.
Xiaomi Mi 9 supports ultra-fast charging with a power of 27 W and wireless charging at a power of 20 W, which allows you to charge your smartphone to 100% in half an hour. Wireless charging for its new flagship Xiaomi introduced a special cheap dock cost 99 yuan (969 rubles).
Also using Xiaomi Mi 9 can charge other smartphones that support wireless charging. It’s enough to put smartphones to each other and rear surfaces. For this new feature flagship from Xiaomi will be a new accessory. The company introduced an external battery with a capacity of 10,000 mAh with support for wireless charging cost 149 yuan (1458 rubles).
Xiaomi is equipped with 6,39-inch AMOLED-display with a minimal frame — only 3.6 mm, which is 40% less than in the Mi 8. The ratio of display to the front panel of the enclosure is a record for smartphones in line at 90.7 per cent. The top frame of the smartphone is not lost completely — it was a small keyhole. The display is covered with protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Display Xiaomi Mi 9 has two original software “chips”. We are talking about modes of Sunlight 2.0 Mode and Reading Mode 2.0, which increase the clarity of the display under different lighting conditions. However, the original data technologies are only for smartphones Xiaomi.
The fingerprint scanner in the Xiaomi Mi 9 built right into the display. To use the finger must be placed on a special place marked on the screen. The place is relatively small but is located at a comfortable distance under normal grip of the hand. In Xiaomi did not implemented in Mi 9 a more contemporary portrait, a fingerprint scanner, which allows you to remove the lock, touching the greater part of the display.
In Xiaomi said that the fingerprint scanner works in sub-zero temperatures. However, testing was performed at -1°C.
Xiaomi Mi 9 — the first Xiaomi smartphone with triple chamber, which is supported by artificial intelligence technology. The basic Sony sensor IMX586 has a resolution of 48 Megapixels, aperture f/1.75 and the pixel size of 0.8 µm. The sensor is complemented by a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with double optical zoom and 16-megapixel wide angle lens (117 degrees). Right at the presentation of Xiaomi told how much the camera Mi 9 received points according to experts DxOMark. An indicator of the quality of the photo record is for smartphones Xiaomi — 107 points. The video recording quality record for all smartphones basically — 99 points.
Called Xiaomi Mi 9 smartphone with the best camera among smartphones. And this has led a lot of evidence. For example, the company compared the Mi 9, XS and iPhone Huawei Mate 20 Pro shoot the moon.
Front camera of Xiaomi Mi 9 got a resolution of 20 MP.
The Price Of Xiaomi Mi 9
- Xiaomi Mi 9 6/128 GB — 2999 yuan (29 thousand).
- Xiaomi Mi 9 8/128 GB — 2999 yuan (32 thousand rubles).
- Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer Edition 12/256 GB — 3999 yuan (39 thousand).
Release date Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi Mi 9 will go on sale in late February 2019.