Xiaomi’s Mi 9 arrives in PH

The 48MP battle in the smartphone is the current trend today. Three-camera setup that is composed of a 48MP main camera, a wide-angle shooter and a telephoto. And Xiaomi is always there to disrupt the market. Xiaomi launched the flagship Mi 9 in the Philippines as it opens its 8th Mi Store.

Mi 9 front camera

Mi Store Lucky Chinatown, Binondo Manila

To serve the growing consumer in the Binondo area, Xiaomi opens its 8th store on the 3rd floor of Lucky Chinatown.

Mi Store Lucky Chinatown

During the opening of the Mi Store Lucky Chinatown, customer lined up for the promotional items, the special opening price of Xiaomi Mi 9 and a lot more.

Mi 9 killer price

Let’s get right into what the Mi 9 is all about, the price and specs.

Mi 9 Review Philippines

Snapdragon 855 coupled with Adreno 640. There are two (2) versions that will be available locally: 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB. The three rear camera setup – 48MP f/1.8 Laser/PDAF, 16MP ultra-wide lens and 12MP telephoto. And of course the front camera can’t be left out, there is a 20MP for the selfie shots and vlogs.

Mi 9 SE

The Mi 9 has the IR blaster, uses USB Type-C, and a 3,300mAH battery with Quick Charge 4.0.

Also, the in-display fingerprint is carried out on the Mi 9 including Face Unlock as an additional security feature.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Specs Philippines

  • 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) Octa-core CPU
  • Adreno 640
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
  • 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB, no microSD slot
  • 48MP f/1.8 Laser/PDAF, 16MP ultra-wide lens, 12MP telephoto
  • 20MP front camera
  • In-Display Fingerprint, Face Unlock
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • NFC
  • Infrared blaster
  • USB Type-C
  • Fast battery charging 27W (Quick Charge 4+)
  • Fast wireless charging 20W
  • 3300 mAh battery

Xiaomi Mi 9 availability

Now available in all Mi Store and online partners, the Xiaomi Mi 9 pricing starts at P22,990 for the 6GB + 64GB. The upper-end configuration of 6GB + 128GB will retail at P24,990.

There are three colors to choose from – Piano Black, Ocean Blue, and Lavander Viole.

Mi 9 unboxing and hands-on


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