Xiaomi announces that the company will be launching the Xiaomi Mi 9 in China on 20th February, which happens to be the same date when Samsung will be launching the Galaxy S10 series in San Francisco.
Xiaomi co-founder Lei Jun made it public on his official Weibo account on the Mi 9 launch that will take place in China is coming days. According to the Weibo post, the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 9 will be a ‘super-powerful flagship’ as well as the best looking Mi phone.
In terms of specifications, the phone is expected to come with a 6.4-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio as well as an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone is expected to power on Snapdragon 855 processor with X24 LTE modem making it the first phone from the company with Qualcomm's latest flagship processor.
Other specs could include, a 6GB RAM with 128GB storage along with an 8GB/10GB RAM with 512GB internal storage. The phone will run on MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie and will get an under-glass fingerprint scanner.
For the cameras, the Mi 9 is said to get a vertically aligned triple rear camera setup that would include one 48 Megapixel Sony ImX586 sensor with a 12 Megapixel telephoto lens and a 3D TOF sensor. Towards the front would be a 24 Megapixel Sony IMX576 sensor for selfies and video recording.
Reports suggest that the phone could also come with a 27W fast charging, though some leaks have referred to a 32W fast charging. As far as the pricing is concerned, the phone is expected to be priced at Yuan 2999 (Rs 31,566 approx) for the base version.