Xiaomi Mi 9 Official With In-display fingerprint sensor

The Xiaomi Mi 9 is now finally available as the company made the phone public with other brands in the same series. The Xiaomi Mi 9 is available with the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE, Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite and the Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer which is the most advanced of them all. The Mi 9 is looking adorable with a triple rear camera and generous inbuilt memory.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Key Features And Specs

  • Display: 6.39-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie, 6GB/8GB/12GB Of RAM
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.84GHz, Snapdragon 855
  • Processor: 64GB/128GB/256GB built-in storage
  • Camera: 48MP + 16MP + 12MP rear camera and 20MP selfie camera
  • Battery: 3,300mAh non-removable battery

Design And Display

On the body, the Xiaomi Mi 9 sports a premium body that is built with the combination of Aluminum Alloy and Glass. The phone has a beautiful panel that house a triple camera placed vertically with an LED flash. The fingerprint sensor has been shifted to the screen which is an upgrade considering the Mi 8 that has a rear mounted fingerprint. The phone is available in multiple colors variants that include Lavender Violet, Ocean Blue, and Piano Black.

It has a screen size of huge 6.39-inch Super AMOLED panel with 403 PPI density and 19:9 aspect ratio. Thanks to the notch, it has a higher screen to body ratio and the screen is protected by a corning gorilla glass 6.


On the camera department, the Xiaomi Mi 9 packs a triple rear camera on the back while the front has a single camera set-up. The main camera consists of 48MP Sony camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 16MP ultrawide with f/2.2 aperture and finally 12MP telephoto lens with PDAF. Other features of the main camera include dual-LED flash, HDR, Panorama and it can also shoot 4k video 30/60fps, 1080p video at 240fps and 720p video at 960fps.
Selfies lovers will get a front camera of a 20MP shooter with an f/2.0 aperture and HDR. The camera can also record 1080p videos at 30fps.

Hardware And Software

The Xiaomi Mi 9 packs a powerful Snapdragon 855 SoC which is built with 7nm FinFET process technology. The Octa-core processor is clocking at a speed of 2.85GHz with Adreno 640 GPU for gaming. On the memory, the phone comes with 4GB and 6GB variant with an internal memory of 128GB or 256GB of Storage. There's a transparent Edition and it comes with a huge 8GB RAM and 256GB, while the Explorer Edition has an ample 12GB RAM with 256GB of memory. Sadly it does not support micro SD card for expansion.

The Xiaomi Mi 9 runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system with MIUI 10 on top. Fueling the phone is a nonremovable battery capacity of 3300 mAh and it features both fast and wireless charging technology. The connectivity options include Dual-band WiFi, WiFi direct, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared Port, and a USB Type-C port.

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Xiaomi Mi 9 General Specifications


Dimensions157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm (6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight173 g (6.10 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Color ShadesLavender Violet, Ocean Blue, Piano Black


Back Camera (Main)48 MP, f/1.8, 1/2", 0.8µm, Laser/PDAF
16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.0µm, Laser/PDAF
12 MP, f/2.2, 54mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, Laser/PDAF, 2x optical zoom
Selfie Camera (Front)20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
Camera FeaturesDual-LED flash, HDR, panorama


OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
CPUOcta-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
GPUAdreno 640


TechnologySuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)


Internal64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM
Card slotmicroSD Card, (No)


CapacityNon-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery


2G BandGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G BandHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G BandLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - Global
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - China


WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go


SensorsFingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
GamesBuilt-in + Downloadable
MISCActive Noise Cancellation With Dedicated Mic, Photo/video Editor, Document Viewer


Xiaomi Mi 9 Price And Availability

On the price, the Xiaomi Mi 9 will cost according to the model.

  • 6GB + 64GB will sell at a price of $490
  • 8GB + 128GB will sell at a price of $520
  • 8GB + 256GB will sell at a price of $545
  • 12GB + 512GB which is the Explorer Edition will sell at a price of $885

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