Xiaomi has launched its new flagship Mi 9 smartphone in China today. Alongside the Mi 9, the company had also unveiled its Mi 9 Explorer Editon smartphone as well. While these phones cater to the premium segment, Xiaomi had also launched the cheaper variant of the Mi 9 flagship phone called – the Mi 9 SE. This is believed to be the successor to the Mi 8 SE, which was released last year.
The Mi 9 SE features 5.97-inch AMOLED FHD+ display that features a water drop notch, which is further protected by a 2.5D curved glass and more also offers a screen-to-body-ratio of 90.47%. This display is enclosed in gradient finish body build and is further protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5-gen. The Mi 9 SE is powered by a Snapdragon 712 SoC, which is the first phone to feature this new chipset by Qualcomm. This new SoC is said to be 2x higher in terms of performance.
It also comes with Game Turbo feature to enhance your gaming experience. The company had also released the benchmarks score, wherein the MI 9 SE has scored 187626 in AnTuTu benchmark score. The Mi 9 SE features in two storage variants – a 6GB+64GB and a 6GB+128GB storage variants. In terms of optics, the MI 9 SE offers a triple rear cameras setup that includes – a 48MP primary camera sensor paired with a 13MP wide-angle 123-degree camera and an 8MP telephoto lens. These cameras support several modes that include AI Scene detection mode, AI Short video modes. On the front, the Mi 9 SE comes equipped with a 20MP selfie shooter, which is beheld by the notch on the top.
The Mi 9 SE comes with In-display fingerprint scanner for authentication. And lastly, it is fuelled by a 3070mAh battery that supports quick charge with an 18W adapter. As for the pricing, the Mi 9 SE 6GB+64GB variant is priced at 1999 Yuan, and the larger 6GB+128GB is priced at 2299 Yuan. The Mi 9 SE is featured in three color variants that include – Holographic Illusion, Blue Holographic Illusion, and Deep Gray.