Xiaomi Mi 9 launch set for February 20: Features, specifications

Xiaomi has announced the launch date of its upcoming flagship Mi 9 smartphone. The Xiaomi Mi 9 will be launched on February 20 at an event in China. The company has shared some details of the Mi 9 on Weibo that reveal a lot about it.

Xiaomi CEO itself shared some images of the Mi 9 on Weibo and he also confirmed some specs as well. As per images posted on social media, the phone will come with a gradient design and triple rear cameras on the back.

The company CEO Lei Jun has posted images of the Blue color version of the phone that shows back panel of the device. It comes with a gradient effect that changes colors in the light. The phone was also teased in the purple color that also offers a unique look. The company used a nanolaser engraving holographic technology on the back.

The company has also shared a close-up shot of the triple rear camera setup. The teaser hints at the main sensor, a depth sensor, and an ultra wide-angle lens. The smartphone could sport a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor. There is a LED flash presented below the camera module.

If we talk about specs, the CEO also confirmed that Mi 9 would be powered by the Snapdragon 855 chipset. Further, the rumors suggest that it is expected to sport a 6.4-inch Full HD+ waterdrop notch display. The phone might pack a 3500mAh battery with 27W fast charging support.

The reports also suggest that Mi 9 price may start at 2999 yuan (Rs. 31,335 approx.). We will update you about all the details of the Mi 9 when it goes official next week in China. The company might also showcase Mi 9 at its MWC 2019 event on February 24.