Xiaomi announced its Mi 9 flagship smartphone back in February this year. Now, the company is getting ready to launch the Mi 9S 5G which will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 chipset with Qualcomm’s X50 modem for 5G connectivity. The smartphone was recently certified by Chinese regulatory agency TENNA with model number M1908F1XE along with some images.
From the published images, we can see that the phone has a red-color button and also a red-colored circle around the first camera sensor. The rear sports a triple camera stacked vertically on the top left corner with the LED flash at the bottom. There is no visible fingerprint sensor which means it with either be included in the power button or equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor. Like the Mi 9, it lacks a headphone jack or expandable storage.
The Xiaomi Mi 9s will feature 12GB RAM along with 512GB internal storage. It will be backed by a 4,000 mAh battery while the 3C certification confirmed a 45W fast charging support. This is a good upgrade from the 27W fast charging on the Mi 9. It might come with the same sensors on the rear with a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, OIS, Laser Autofocus, PDAF 6P lens, 2X lossless zoom and more. On the front, it will likely to sport a 20MP selfie camera with AI facial unlocking system.
The upcoming handset willfeature a 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of (FHD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels) and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on top. It will house an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset coupled with Adreno 640 GPU. It is expected to come in 6GB / 8GB / 12GB RAM options along with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB internal storage.
The device measures 157.21 x 74.64 x 8.95 mm and weighs 196 grams. It will also come with support for 20W wireless fast charging. It will be made available with Black, Blue, White color options along with a few more that will be announced later. The phone is rumoured to arrive in the month of September with no official date as of now. We will be covering more information about the smartphone in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.