tech2 News Staff
Feb 25, 2019 10:54:41 IST
Having launched the Wed 9 in China just days ahead of MWC 2019, Xiaomi has just announced the launch of their (triple Rs 36,100).
However, unlike China, Europe does not get the transparent fake-back featuring Mi 9 Explorer Edition or the watered -down Wed 9 SE.
Lavender Violet, Ocean Blue and Piano Black and will start selling on 28 February. ”
Wed 9: Design and key specifications
Xiaomi's Mi 9 looks quite different when it comes to design and overall look when compared to earlier Xiaomi flagships. Xiaomi likes to call a 'holographic' color scheme.
The Mi 9 gets a 6.39-inch Samsung-made Super.
Xiaomi's head of the team, Donovan Sung on stage, makes use of an intricate three-layer process AMOLED panel with resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9. There's no slider this time around and Xiaomi's taken a more conventional approach this time with a waterdrop notch. There's an in-display fingerprint scanner in there, which has become a common feature on flagships over the past few days.
Amazed by the beautiful reflective back of # Mi9 ? See how we did it!
– Mi @ # MWC19 (@xiaomi) February 24, 2019
Xiaomi's baked in long-press shortcuts into the fingerprint scanner, which can not be customized yet. The Mi 9 so features a hardware shortcut key to pull up at AI voice assistant of choice.
Inside, we have the top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC chugging things along which does make Xiaomi only one of the select few manufacturers have a device running Qualcomm's more capable hardware. Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 modem, which would make the company's first 5G-ready smartphone instead of the Mi Mix 3 5G .