Maria Montero

Xiaomi Mi 9 will pack a Snapdragon 855 and sport a gradient …

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Wed 9 in China on February 20. CEO Lei Jun and brand ambassador Wang Yuan recently stated in a casual conversation that the phone is very powerful when it comes to internal aspects. But exactly how powerful? Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 powerful.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro. Image: Twitter / Donovan Sung, Xiaomi Global Spokesperson, Director of Product Management.

According a report by Gizmo china, the Xiaomi duo returned in another video chat today to confirm that the Mi 9 will be powered by a Snapdragon 855 SoR. It is not as if this is a surprise, but since the company has started the launch of the Mi 9 to February of this year, it will be among the first batch of smart phones with SD855.

Xiaomi also very recently unveiled the back of the Mi 9 in its official Weibo handle. The phone has a glossy back that leads us to believe that the flagship will sport a glass panel on the back, as well as a delicate gradient finish. The back also reveals the triple lens setup on the phone, which we don’t know much about yet.

My 9 teaser on WEibo.

My 9 teaser on WEibo.

Returning to the processor of the Xiaomi Mi 9, recent rumors claim that the SoR Snapdragon 855 will be accompanied by an X24 LTE modem. This indicates that the Mi 9 will not have support for 5G connectivity as it will not have the Snapdragon X50 LTE modem. Last month, a Xiaomi flagship phone with a nickname of “Cepheus” appeared on Geekbench and there was speculation that it would be the next Xiaomi Mi 9 phone. Now it seems that these rumors could be true.

The Xiaomi Mi 9 is expected to have a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 5 protection, a triple rear camera setup, with the main sensor a 48 MP sensor, and also 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.

Xiaomi hasn’t been bringing its Mi flagships to India lately, but we can’t help but hope that the Mi 9 will be brought to India.

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