Xiaomi Mi 9 confirmed to feature Snapdragon 855 SoC, triple rear cameras, and in-display fingerprint scanner

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Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi is all set to unveil the Mi 9 next week on February 20 – the same day Samsung will unveil its Galaxy S10 series smartphones. We have heard quite a few rumors about the Mi 9, one of which is the presence of triple cameras on the back. Well, less than a week away from the launch, Xiaomi has officially confirmed that the Mi 9 will rock triple cameras on its back.

Xiaomi has shared images (attached above) of the Mi 9 which show the rear side of the phone. These images confirm that the Mi 9 will have a triple-camera setup on the back that’s placed vertically in the top-left corner.

Below these triple cameras is the LED flash, and, you can also see that the camera at the top has a colored ring around it. These images also reveal that the Mi 9 will flaunt a glass body, and will be offered in at least three colors – Lavender Violet, Ocean Blue, and Piano Black.

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In addition to confirming triple rear cameras on the Mi 9, Xiaomi has also confirmed that this smartphone will be powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC – Qualcomm’s latest and greatest chip for smartphones. Moreover, Xiaomi also confirmed that the Mi 9 will feature an in-display fingerprint scanner, and also said that the chin on Mi 9 is 40% smaller than the chin on Mi 8.

We expect Xiaomi to reveal more information about the Mi 9 until it’s unveiled on February 20.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Specifications [Rumored]

  • CPU: Snapdragon 855 octa-core processor (confirmed)
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • Operating System: MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie
  • Display: 6.4-inch Full-HD+ 19:9 AMOLED display
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP (Sony IMX586) + 12 MP + 3D TOF
  • Front Camera: 24 MP (Sony IMX576)
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • Other: In-display fingerprint scanner (confirmed)
  • Battery: 3500 mAh