Xiaomi's fake-transparent Mi 9 isn't hiding anything

Ruben Fields
February 19, 2019

Xiaomi Mi 9 full specifications confirmed ahead of Feb 20 launch, including details about the display, dark mode and more. We have been getting leaks about this highly anticipated handset on daily basis.

The alleged specification of the Mi 9 have been doing rounds over the web for quite a while. Moreover, the upcoming Mi 9 will come with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.

The Mi 9 Explorer Edition recently appeared in an Alita: Battle Angel trailer. According to the leak (spotted by GSMArena), the base variant of the Mi 9 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage could be priced at RMB 3,299 (approximately Rs 35,000). It will feature a vertically-stacked triple rear camera setup with a combination of a primary 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor, a 12-megapixel secondary sensor, and a 3D ToF sensor.

"The 48MP shooter uses a larger 1/2.0" sensor and it's larger than the current 1/2.55" image sensor that's fitted on the current Mi 8 model.

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The leaks reveal that the device will be coming with the latest 7nm Snapdragon 855 SoC from Qualcomm as it was already revealed with a clocking speed of 2.84 GHz on its eight cores. Furthermore, it is claimed that this sensor will be able to take high-resolution photos. It gets a 12MP telephoto unit that offers 2x optical zoom with an aperture of f/2.2.

Xiaomi's flagship smartphone Mi 9 is nearly here and company CEO Lei Jun has revealed some additional details regarding the screen-to-body ratio and the AMOLED display panel of the phone ahead of the launch.

The ultra-wide-angle lens can also be utilised for macro shots and the Mi 9 allows you to capture as close as 4cm.

The Transparent Edition will have a whopping 12GB of RAM, with a gradient back glass just 0.4 mm thick.

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