As always, Xiaomi is working on a series of phones to launch in 2019. Xiaomi has already confirmed to start the new year by launching a new REDMI brand phone, which could be Redmi Pro 2 or Redmi 7, on 20 January in China. Moreover, Xiaomi is also working to launch a successor of Mi 8 as known as Mi 9.
Last week a leak revealed that Mi 9 will be different from Mi 8 and will sport a triple rear camera, in display fingerprint sensor and powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC.
Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed Mi 9 officially yet, but considering the leaks rate, it wouldn’t be wrong to expect Xiaomi Mi 9 to be launched in the next few months. Now the new leak reveals the full specifications, price, and the launch timeline of Mi 9 which suggests that Mi 9 could be launched at the end of February, probably at MWC 2019. Leaks suggest that it will be available for sale in March 2019.
Xiaomi Mi 9 leaked specs
- The Design
The leak shows that Mi 9 will be similar to OnePlus 6T from the front side, and the back, especially upper camera side will pretty much look like Huawei Mate 20 Pro
- The Display
The leak also reveals that the Xiaomi Mi 9 could come with a tiny water-drop notch design instead of a traditional one, meaning that the bezels will be slimmer than Mi 8. Further, the leak reveals that it will come with 6.4 inches 19:9 FHD AMOLED display size.
- The Processor
Mi 9 will be powered by latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset paired by X24 LTE modem. This could be Xiaomi’s 5G phone, but for that X50 modem will be attached with SD 855 to support 5G in it. Most of the phones in 2019 will be powered by SD 855 SoC.
- The Camera
The leak reveals that Xiaomi Mi 9 will sport a triple rear camera setup, including 48MP of primary camera with Sony IMX586 sensor, a secondary camera of 12MP and the third one to be a 3D TOF camera. At front side, there is only one selfie shooter of 24MP residing in the water-drop notch.
- The Battery
Xiaomi Mi 9 will be backed by 3500 mAh battery with 32W of fast charging support, the leak reveals. Also, the Mi 9 will not be supporting wireless charging.
- The Price
The expected price has also been revealed and expected to come in only one variant of 6GB Ram and 128 GB storage. The price of China model of this phone is expected to be 2,999 yuan