The Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro Review
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC with three back support cameras. It supports 5G network, has MIUI 11 proprietary OS, and is powered with a 40W fast charger.
It, however, comes in two variants, the 8GB + 128GB and the 12GB+ 512GB model. With this, buyers can make the choice that appeals to them. Even though the two models vary in price.
The device has a primary camera of 48MP with a primary sensor of f/1.8 aperture, a secondary camera of 12MP with f/2.2 aperture, and a 16MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture.
Among other features of the phone are its dual-LED flash, a panorama shot with a 20MP front camera and HDR.
Xiaomi Mi 9, 5G supports two Nano sim cards and runs on MIUI 11. Although, the device needs to be updated in other to receive the full support for MIUI 11.
The device is designed with a waterdrop style notch that has a 19—5:9 aspect ratio. There is also a vapor chamber (VC) cooling, which helps keep the CPU cool when performing intensive tasks.
A phone with this powerful package is expected to be built with a powerful battery, but this phone comes with a 4000mAH battery, which supports 40W fast charging.
With the fast charger, users shouldn’t look down on the phone because of the battery capacity. According to the manufacturer, the 40W fast charger will charge the battery up to 100 percent within 48 minutes.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 is a high-end device that is powered by a 2.84GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor on Android 9.0 and also supports wireless charging and even fast charging.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Design
The device has a wide 6.39 inch fantastic AMOLED display with 85.5 percent screen to body ratio and a waterproof style notch. It is designed with slim bezels and a high screen-to-body ratio size.
This phone has a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 cover. Likewise, the display resolution of the phone is 1080 x 2340 pixels, with 19.5:9 and a 403 PPI density. The sleek dimension of the device is 157.2 x 74.6 x 8.5 mm and 196 grams in weights.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Camera
Xiaomi series always comes with a superb camera package. The Xiaomi Mi 9 is not missing out on this.
It has a three back camera setup with a primary sensor of 48MP, 12MP telephoto lens, an ultra-wide-angle lens of 16MP.
At the front is the 20mp selfie camera, 12MP f/2.2 telephoto camera, a 48MP f/1.75 primary shooter, and 16MP f/2.2 wide-angle camera. With these super cameras, users are going to have great shots any time of the day.
The manufacture has decided to build this device with the new haptic motor that delivers strong vibration feedback plus the revised cooling module that has five graphite layers that are capable of reducing CPU temperatures by 10°C.Besides, this device runs on Android 10 based on the company’s proprietary MIUI OS.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro has an internal storage capacity of 128 gigabytes, which can be expanded depending on the users’ choice. This can be done via the microSD card slot. It has been confirmed that this device takes 48 minutes to charge up to 100 percent if charged with the 40W wire charger and it charges to 100 percent within 69 minutes if charged with the wireless charger of 30W.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Connectivity
The available options for connectivity in the device are USB, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G, 5G, and Wi-Fi.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro Specifications
|Model||Mi 9 Pro|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 41(2500)|
|Sim||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
Body And Display
|Dimension||157.2 x 74.6 x 8.5 mm|
|Build||Glass (Gorrila 6)|
|Screen Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size||6.39 inches [87.0% Screen-to-body ratio]|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio ~403 PPI|
|Corning Gorilla Glass 6
|OS||Android 10; MIUI 11|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485)|
|GPU||Adreno 640 (700 MHz)|
|Front Camera||20 MP, f/2.0|
|Main Camera||Triple Camera
48 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide) PDAF, Laser AF
12 MP, f/2.2, 54mm (telephoto), PDAF, Laser AF, 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), PDAF, Laser AF
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/120/240fps, [email protected]|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Alert Types||Vibration; Sounds|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (Under Display, Optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, light|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM)|
|– XviD/MP4/MKV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/APE/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|CAP||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Fast battery charging 40W – quick Charge 4+
Fast wireless charging 30W
Reverse wireless charging 10W
If you are considering this device to be your next mobile device, you are covered on all sides as far as this super device is concerned. .
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