Mi 9 to Be Released on the 20th of February, Will Start at Around 516$

Mi 9 and Xiaomi have been the center of attention lately, stealing the spotlight away from Samsung and their upcoming S10 series. Xiaomi went as far as even setting the same release date for the Mi 9 as the S10. With just 4 days to go, details have emerged regarding the pricing of the device.

Pricing

A leaked poster which contains pricing details regarding the device is making the rounds right now.

Leaked Poster

The image as we can see features the Mi 9’s bottom bezel and prices of competing devices. Namely the ‘Vivo X23’, ‘Huawei Nova 4’, ‘Honor View 20’, and the ‘Oppo R17’.

This poster gives us an idea of how much the Mi9 will cost. People have started speculating that the handset will start around CNY 5,999, which translates into about $516 or €458. This does mean that the Mi 9 will be worth more than the previous Mi 8. However, you are getting a triple camera setup with very solid specifications for a 2019 flagship. The headset will cost $347 less than the similarly-specced Samsung Galaxy S10, which is a huge deal for a lot of people.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Limited Edition

Xiaomi will be sticking to what they did with the Mi 8. They will be releasing a clear back version of the Mi 9, which might be called the ‘Explorer Edtion’ yet again. As cool as a clear back version sounds, the price, on the other hand, will not be as cool. Reports suggest that the Limited Version of the device can go as far as the $900 mark, $885 to be exact. This version will feature 12 GB RAM, just like every other high-end Android flagship in 2019.

You can read more about the specifications of the phone here.

With just 4 days away, Mi 9 will allegedly be the best phone Xiaomi has ever made. Moreover, According to Xiaomi, the Mi 9  will be replacing the Mix 2 as Xiaomi’s best camera phone. Only time can tell what the Mi 9 will actually be capable of.

Murtaza Islam
Murtaza is a Computer Science student who takes immense interest in mobile technology. He believes the future of computing lies in smartphones because ARM architecture will eventually take over. He also loves to tinker with ROMs and kernels keeping up with the latest in smartphones.