Xiaomi not only announced the Mi 9 and Mi Mix 3 5G, they also unveiled the Mi 9 SE. We were able to approach him and we talked about it with Xiaomi France.
On the stand, it is written Xiaomi 9 SE. During the presentation and on the official website, it is written Xiaomi Mi 9 SE.
"SE" does not necessarily mean lightened at Xiaomi, this Mi 9 SE is more like the Galaxy S10e for the Galaxy S10. Its format is more compact and features less interesting than those of the Mi 9, but it is nonetheless interesting because of its low price.
The big difference with the Mi 9 is the presence of the Snapdragon 712 instead of the Snapdragon 855. It is a variant of the Snapdragon 710, the expected performance will be below the Mi 9. It could be expected.
Shards of light and three cameras
It takes the three cameras at the back with the 48-megapixel sensor, the ultra-wide angle and an 8-megapixel telephoto zoom. The battery capacity is 3,070 mAh and the maximum charge is 18 W. Its charging speed will therefore not reach that of the Mi 9: it can be estimated at about 1 hour 30 minutes the complete charge against 1 hour for the Mi 9.
Its 5.94-inch screen is in FHD + definition (2,340 x 1,080 pixels), and it happily benefits from Samsung's AMOLED technology. For its small price, it is an interesting element that will stand up to the Galaxy A50. The teardrop shaped notch is also relatively unobtrusive.
Ultra-wide angle, wide-angle and telephoto zoom
Xiaomi also offers a multitude of colors with a funky luster (called holographic spectrum) in blue or purple. This is the trend at Honor, Huawei and Samsung as well.
Two variants have been announced in China with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage for CNY 1999 (260 euros HT) and 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage for 2299 CNY (315 euros HT). We interviewed Yann LIU, the head of the French market, who confirmed that it is possible that the Mi 9 SE is marketed in France. We may have confirmation in a few days, and then we will know the rates.
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