The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is the first Android smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC processor, featuring a dignified 48MP camera with Sony IMX586 sensor on the back, and an UD fingerprint scanner on the front.
During the Xiaomi launch, the Xiaomi Mi 9 was actually the star of the launch, but the Mi 9 and Mi 9 Transparent Edition was present also.
Well, the prices are quite different, and the screen display is quite smaller than the Mi 9 Android Smartphone. And the device is available in two different.
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Specs
*. Display: 5.97″ AMOLED; 19.5:9, water drop notch
*. Dimensions: 70.5mm wide x 7.45mm
*. Weight: 155g
*. Processor: 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC
*. GPU: Adreno 616
*. RAM: 6GB (LPDDR4x)
*. Storage: 64GB (UFS 2.1), 128GB
*. Connectivity: USB Type-C, NFC, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India)
*. Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; In-display
*. IR Blaster: Yes
– Rear Camera: 48MP Sony IMX586 main sensor + 8MP telephoto + 13MP 123° super wide angle
– Front Camera: 20MP
*. Battery: 3,070 mAh; fast charging up to 18W
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE arrives as one of the finest Smartphone in the market right now, and it is quite smaller than the flagship mobile handset.
It also comes with a reputable 5.97″ AMOLED panel with a waterdrop notch on top. The bezels on the top and sides are slightly thicker, and packs a chin at the bottom.
It boasts of an amazing 90.47% screen-to-body ratio, which ensures that smaller bezels surrounds the screen display.
Nevertheless, the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is a mini version of the Mi 9. And it looks pretty much similar to the Mi 9 from both the front and back side.
You can find that sleek, slim design and features dual tone finish, and the waterdrop notch display. And the phone is available in gradient Black, Violet, and Blue colors options.
After all the Smartphone was officially launched in Beijing, China on Wednesday. And it arrives with the trending UD fingerprint sensor scanner on the front.
However, it is relieved to see that the Mi 9 SE is an actual budgeted Smartphone with under-display fingerprint sensor technology.
Camera and Connectivity
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE arrives with four cameras lens in total, you can find the dual cameras at the back, and a single front facing camera sensor.
At the back, you can find a triple rear cameras setup of 48-megapixels Sony IMX586 main sensor, plus 8-megapixels sensor, which acts as the telephoto lens and a 13-megapixels ultra wide-angle lens.
While the water-drop notch display at the up front, houses the front facing camera, which brings in a powerful 20-megapixels camera with beauty filters.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE comes with Dual-SIM feature, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). The handset lacks 3.5 mm audio jack.
Performance and Battery
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is completely powered by a 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC, with (2x 2.3GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A75) and (6x 1.7GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A55) and Adreno 616 GPU for graphic processor.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Android Smartphone comes in two different variants, and models. Sports 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB storage.
It is amazing to see how Chinese companies are turning standard Smartphone, into a gaming killer. The Mi SE arrives with Game Turbo booster, latest MIUI 10 and an NFC chip.
Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is completely fueled by a moderate 3,070mAh battery capacity, and it comes with 18W fast charging support.
And the mobile handset also runs on Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box, which is based on on MIUI 10. The Mi 9 SE 6GB + 64GB is priced at CNY 1999 ($297), while the 6GB + 128GB goes for CNY 2299 ($342).