In what could be good news for all the Xiaomi fans out there, the Chinese smartphone maker is finally geared up to announce its latest flagship smartphone - Xiaomi Mi 9. Folks over at Xiaomi have been teasing the arrival of their upcoming flagship for quite some time and we have even heard pretty much everything about the Mi 9's key specifications and features from several unofficial mediums.
For those who care, Xiaomi Mi 9's launch event is scheduled for 11.30AM IST today in Beijing, capital of China. Xiaomi Mi 9 will be a successor to last year's Mi 8. Xiaomi is hosting the event livestream, especially for those who cannot be physically present at the event venue. We show you the number of ways to watch the Xiaomi Mi 9 launch event unfold in real time.
Xiaomi will host the event livestream on its official website. In that case, you can stay tuned to the official event page on Xiaomi's website. Meanwhile, we will update our story with a video once it becomes available.
Given that the event is happening in China, chances are speakers presenting at the launch event wil speak only Chinese and whether or not there will be English speakers or subtitles to video remain unclear at the moment. For English updates, you can stay tuned to Xiaomi's social media channels on Facebook and Twitter. Therefore, make sure to tune into all these channels at 11.30AM IST today.
From what we know so far, Xiaomi Mi 9 will employ Samsung's Full HD+ (1080p) Super AMOLED screen, further protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Powering the handset will be Qualcomm's current flagship Snapdragon 855 octa-core SoC.
In terms of optics, Xiaomi Mi 9 will feature a triple rear camera unit consisting of a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, a 12MP telephoto sensor with an f/2.2 aperture for 2X optical zoom, and a 16MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a117-degree field-of-view.
Stay tuned for continued coverage about Xiaomi Mi 9.