Xiaomi Mi 9 now available in the Philippines via Mi Authorized Stores

Xiaomi Mi 9 has been officially launched in the Philippines thru its newest Mi Authorized Store in Lucky ChinaTown Mall in Binondo, Manila. The new flagship handset is a killer device. In fact, it boasts the latest and greatest Qualcomm chipset, the Snapdragon 855.

Xiaomi Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 9 Philippines

In terms of design, the Mi 9 features the highly reflective holographic design that is accentuated by its curved back. In turn, this makes the smartphone an instant eye-catcher when seen in the wild. We have seen the Piano Black version of the phone, but you'll also get the chance to grab the Lavander Violet and the Ocean Blue variants when you want to spice things up in the design category.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Philippines Design

Display, Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 9 frames a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ display with 2340 x 1080p resolution. This 173-gram device comes with a triple camera system on the rear panel. There's a 48MP main wide-angle camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 12MP telephoto lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 16MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 lens. The rear camera system records up to 2160p videos at 60fps. 

Flipping the device will bring you to the 20MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and HDR function. The selfie shooter is also  capable of up to 1080p video recording.

Hardware, Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 9 packs 6 gigs of RAM with a choice between 64GB and 128GB storage. There's a 3300 mAh battery which seems to be a small offering for a flagship device; but the MIUI has smarter tweaks that lets you prolong the battery life. The handset is also capable of fast charging.

In terms of connectivity, the Xiaomi Mi 9 is configured with 5G chip, but Xiaomi PH confirmed that the feature has been disabled due to 5G's limited availability in country. You'll also get a USB Type-C 2.0, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and USB OTG.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Philippines Price

Xiaomi Mi 9 Price in the Philippines

The Xiaomi Mi 9 64GB is priced at Php 22,990 while the 128GB version is priced at Php 24,990. You can get the handset initially in Xiaomi Mi Authorized Store in Lucky Chinatown Mall. It will also be rolled-out in other Mi Authorized stores nationwide. Lazada will also grab the initial online availability on the handset.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Philippines

Xiaomi Mi 9 Specs

157.5x74.7x7.6mm at 173 grams
6.39-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ display
2340 x 1080p, 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 403 ppi pixel density
Glass Back, Aluminum Frame 7000 Series
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC
Adreno 640 GPU
64GB/128GB ROM
Rear Camera (Triple Camera System)
48MP, f/1.8 aperture, Wide, Laser, PDAF
12MP Telephoto, f/2.2, Laser, PDAF, 2x Optical Zoom
16MP Ultra-wide, 13mm, f/2.2 aperture
up to 2160p video recording at 30fps, 60fps
Front Camera
20MP f/2.0 aperture, HDR
up to 1080p video recording 30 fps
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0, LE, A2Dp, aptX, HD
Infrared Port
USB Type C 2.0
Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
3300 mAh Li-Po battery, Quick Charge 4+
Php 22,990 for 64GB
Php 24,990 for 128GB
Piano Black, Lavander Violet, Ocean Blue
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