Xiaomi has gone on the offensive by multiplying the speeches before the official launch of the Xiaomi Mi 9. We thus discover some additional features concerning its screen, audio and its fingerprint sensor.
A few days ago, Xiaomi posted some pictures of the camera's design and evoked the triple camera module at the back. It was also learned that a transparent version was planned.
This time, it is about its screen that incorporates a notch shaped drop and covers about 90.7% of the front.
The size of the diagonal screen is not specified, surely 6.4 inches, but we learn that Xiaomi has opted for an AMOLED screen designed by Samsung is all in Full HD (1080p). This is a technical compromise, as competitors will certainly offer a Quad HD panel. This screen would have a rather high brightness with a peak at 600 nits and there is also the treatment Corning Gorilla Glass 6 which protects against scratches.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 also incorporates a fingerprint sensor under the screen. This seems to be a classic camera, as on at OnePlus and Huawei. There are several technologies, the technology chosen by the Chinese manufacturer requires "to turn on the pixels" to light the fingers and thus photograph the fingerprints. Another technology on the market works with ultrasound (as on the Honor 10).
Finally, Xiaomi has not neglected the audio part of its smartphone with speakers that have a hardware integration that promotes sound amplification, associated with a DSM (Dynamic Spectrum Mapper).
Atypical offensive communication
The official announcement of Mi 9 is scheduled for February 20 in China, and February 24 in Europe at the Mobile World Congress. Meanwhile, the Chinese brand has decided to drown the market under pre-announcements just days before the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10.
An aggressive and atypical communication strategy that at least has the advantage of creating noise around its next smartphone. We will therefore have little news to discover when the official announcement of the Xiaomi Mi 9, unless …