Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G Announced, Starting at 3699 yuan ($520)

Today was a big day for Xiaomi. It released the company’s second 5G smartphone in face of the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G. And apart from this, we also saw the Mi MIX Alpha concept phone, the Mi TV Pro, the new MIUI11, and a few other products. However, one of the most interesting products among them is the new flagship. The 8GB +128GB variant costs 3699 yuan ($520), the 8GB + 256GB model is available at 3799 yuan ($534), the 12GB + 256GB variant is at 4099 yuan ($576, and the 12GB + 512GB version is available at 4299 yuan ($604).

As for the key features, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G uses the same size screen as the original model, which is 6.39 inches. It comes with a ‘primary color screen’ color management technology, and the ΔE is 1.38. The phone screen color is tested by the China Institute of Metrology, and the test result ΔE value is 1.38, which reaches the professional display color scale (the smaller the ΔE value is, the higher the color standard is). The phone uses an FHD+ resolution AMOLED screen, which supports 103.8% NTSC wide color gamut, and step-less color temperature adjustment.

Note: The China Institute of Metrology is an institution that defines national standards. In terms of other parameters.

Under the hood, there is the Snapdragon 855 Plus processor based on the 7nm process node. The phone also sports a 4000mAh battery, and as you’ve seen the memory reaches up to 12GB, while the storage space reaches up to 512GB. Interestingly, it uses L-type large size VC soaking plate liquid cooling. Due to it, the CPU core temperature can be reduced by 10.2 °C.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G

When it comes to photography, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G sports the same camera as the Mi 9. However, the tuning algorithm has been upgraded. There is a three-camera full-focus module, including a 48MP Sony CMOS. According to the official introduction, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G can capture macro photos like a magnifying glass. Apart from the main camera, there is also a 12MP lens, which supports 2x optical zoom, and a 16MP super wide-angle lens supporting 4cm macro shooting. The front-facing camera has a 20MP resolution.

As for the rest of the features, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G supports triple fast charging technology, including 40W wired flash charging, 30W wireless flash charging, and 10W wireless reverse charging. It also comes standard with a 45W charger, which can charge a Xiaomi notebook. In addition, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G supports 5G, as the name suggests. It uses a 7-antenna design. So there is a signal regardless of the grip. The measured speed of the laboratory can reach 2.02Gbps. And the drive test speed can reach 1.78Gbps, which is 10 times faster than the 4G version. It takes only 3 seconds to download 100 songs.

There are two color options of dream white and titanium silver black.

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