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Just guess who’s crushing the party? Yes! Our very own Xiaomi is doing that. Following the recent release of Samsung Galaxy S10, Xiaomi, the popular Chinese phone manufacturing company has set sights to release their latest flagship, Xiaomi Mi 9.
This new flagship is set to take everyone by surprise with its amazing features such as its triple camera and its Super AMOLED screen designed by the South Korean giant Samsung with notch in the shape of a water drop.
In as much as we all know that Xiaomi has produced quite stunning devices in the past, this particular one is set to compete with the likes of Samsung Galaxy S10. One good thing about this particular device is that, it comes at a cheaper price.
On the Xiaomi Mi 9, you can spot a 6.4-inch screen display boasting of a new technology called “Solar Light 2.0” that simply allows the device’s screen to improve the contrast and optimize the screen colors to avoid annoying reflections. While there is the addition of a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for screen protection.
What most people love about Xiaomi smartphones is the way their devices are pre-packaged to handle multitasking. In the Xiaomi Mi 9, you can find the all-new flagship SoC of Qualcomm, of course, the Snapdragon 855 with eight-core Kryo 485 CPU manufactured in a 7-nanometer process whose custom architecture is based on ARM’s new technology and its new Cortex A76 and Cortex A55. This means more power along with the greater energy efficiency, which is 50% higher as compared to the processors manufactured in 10 nanometers. The most interesting thing is that the all-new Mi 9 features a 48MP camera, 16MP wide-angle lens, 12MP telephoto shooter, and a front camera of 20MP with HDR.
Moving onto the software, it features a 3300mAh battery with 27V fast charging technology, along with the ability to charge other devices wirelessly, the classic Wi-Fi connectivity options 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, dual GPS and an improved NFC with which anyone can make mobile payments with the smartphone, as well as infrared port to control other electronic devices in the home with the smartphone.
One thing that you should know is that, this device will be available in several versions depending on the RAM and storage. As there will be versions with 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB (Explorer Edition) of RAM as well as storage of 128GB and 256GB (Explorer Edition). The price of the device is dependent on the version, here is the price list for a particular Xiaomi Mi 9;
- Xiaomi Mi 9 with 6GB of RAM + 128GB internal storage will cost $446 (N160,560).
- Xiaomi Mi 9 with 6GB of RAM + 256GB internal storage will cost $490 (N176,400).
- Xiaomi Mi 9 with 12GB of RAM + 256GB internal storage will cost $594 (213,840).