Xiaomi officially announced Mi 9, the company’s latest flagship that runs the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 mobile platform, with a new AI triple camera containing the latest 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor, and is the world’s first smartphone to feature 20W wireless charging.
“Since its global launch last month, the Mi 9 has been receiving overwhelming critical acclaim from the most discerning opinion leaders in technology,” said Steven Shi, Head of Southeast
Asia, Xiaomi. “It is an elegant beauty in form and a formidable beast in performance. Its unique combination of unique innovations and tempting pricing redefines the flagship category once
again. The flagship should not necessarily cost a fortune,” he added.
Powered by the newest generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, based on the 7nm manufacturing process, Mi 9 can achieve an Antutu benchmark score of over 380,000. The all-new Kryo 485 CPU has a maximum clock speed of 2.84GHz, with improved single-core performance of up to 45% over its predecessor, while the new Adreno 640 GPU gives up to a 20% boost. In addition, the fourth-generation AI Engine provides up to three times faster AI performance. Mi 9 is also equipped with LPDDR4x 2133MHz RAM and 6.39” AMOLED display and all-curved holographic design
Mi 9 has an all-curved back cover design, allowing it to fit comfortably in the hand. An advanced back cover color process gives Mi 9 a stylish holographic rainbow spectrum, so it looks different
every time it is picked up.
On the front, Mi 9 sports a 6.39-inch 19.5:9 Samsung AMOLED Dot Drop display. Under this display is a new and improved in-screen fingerprint sensor that unlocks the phone up to 25%
faster than the previous generation, and works well even in low-light conditions. AI triple camera, third-place world ranking on DxOMark Mi 9 is Xiaomi’s first flagship with an AI triple camera, with the main camera utilizing the latest 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 1/2″ sensor. The AI triple camera combination of the 48-megapixel main camera, 16-megapixel ultra wide-angle camera, and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera gave Mi 9 a score of 107 by the authoritative DxOMark website, giving it a third-place world ranking of all tested smartphones. In addition, it also got a video score of 99 which catapults it at the top on DxOMark for video capture. It is also the World’s first 20W wireless charging; it comes with TÜV safe quick charging certification which enables its 3300mAh battery to support fast charging for both wired and wireless. The Mi 9 safely charges to 70% in just 30 minutes, and fully charge in 60 mins!
The Mi 9 will come in Piano Black, Ocean Blue, and Lavander Violet. It will retail at Php 22,990 for the 6GB + 64GB, and Php 24,990 for the 6GB + 128GB. It will roll out on Mi Authorized
Stores starting March 30, 2019, and will soon be available on Lazada.