Early this year, Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, released the Xiaomi Mi 9 series which has the Xiaomi Mi 9, Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 9 SE. Later, the company brough the Xiaomi Mi 9T and Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro. Now, Xiaomi has decided to complete the lineup by releasing the Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite which is a budget smartphone for young people.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite comes with a 6.39 – inch FHD+ AMOLED screen (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) and it uses an on-screen fingerprint sensor. The autonomy is entrusted to a battery of 4030 mAh. Xiaomi promises an autonomy of two days. The smartphone is supplied with a fast charger of 18W allowing to recover 50% of battery in 30 minutes. Moreover, it is powered by a Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of internal storage.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite also stands out with its triple 48 MP rear photosensor. In detail, the set up consists of a main lens of 48 MP, an ultra-wide-angle lens of 118° and a 2 MP depth sensor. In the notch, there is a photosensor of 32MP. The Mi 9 Lite will be available in Europe from September 23, 2019, in the following colors: Blue, White, and Gray. The smartphone is sold at a starting price of €319 (about $350) for the version with 64GB of internal storage. While the variant with 128 GB of storage cost €349 (about $385).
XIAOMI MI 9 LITE SPECIFICATIONS
- 6.39-inch (1080 × 2280 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED display with 103.8% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU
- 4GB / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
- 48MP rear camera with 1/2.0? Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8?m pixel size, f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 118° ultra-wide angle lens with 1.12?m pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with 1.75?m pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
- 32MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res audio, Infrared sensor
- Dimensions: 156.8×74.5×8.67mm; Weight: 179g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC USB Type-C
- 4030mAh (typical) / 3940mAh (minimum) battery with QC 4.0 charging, 18W fast charger