As expected, Xiaomi held a launch event in Spain today where it unveiled the keenly awaited Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite. The Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite moniker notwithstanding, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite is basically a rebadged Xiaomi Mi CC9 that was launched earlier in July. The design, specs, and features remain unchanged.
The device gets the same dual glass build and color-shifting back design and is fronted by a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display, triple camera setup, and Snapdragon 710 chipset.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite gets a waterdrop notch which is home to a 32MP selfie camera, while a triple camera array sits on the rear panel. It gets a 48MP main shooter, 8MP ultrawide lens and 2MP depth helper. The phone ships with MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie.
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, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 118° ultra-wide angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with 1.75μm 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
Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite Price
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite will go on pre-order in Spain on September 30th where you can get the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version is priced at €319 (US$ 352 / Rs. 25,200 approx.) and the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version is priced at €349 (US$ 385 / Rs. 27,560 approx.).
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite as per reports has also been announced in Italy, though exact availability and pricing in the country has yet to b revealed.