Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G launched: features and price


Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G launched: features and price

After a week of sharing the features of the Mi 9 Pro 5G, the company finally launched The Mi 9 Pro 5G along with Mi MIX Alpha and MIUI 11 update. The phone is equipped with a rear triple-camera setup and with exciting features. So now let’s discuss the phone’s features.

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Mi 9 Pro 5G features

Design and display

Mi 9 Pro 5G - display and design

The Mi 9 Pro 5G has a 6.39-inch FHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and HDR support. The screen produces a high contrast of 6000:1 (Min) and wide color gamut display NTSC 103.8-percent. Further, professional color management technology enhances the color accuracy to get better visual experience. The screen of the phone is integrated with a new generation fingerprint sensor which unlocks faster and safer.

Mi 9 Pro display features

To protect the front of the phone, the company used Corning 6th generation gorilla glass and anti-staining anti-fingerprint coating. The phone also has the German Institute of Electrical Engineers VDE blue light eye protection certification.

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Apart from the display, the phone is equipped with a triple-camera aligned vertically at the back of the phone with an LED flash segmented below. The front of the phone includes a selfie camera with a water notch on the display.

The rear back of the phone is made up of a metallic frame and measure in between 157.21 x 74.64 x 8.54mm and weighs 196 g.

Mi 9 Pro 5G - White dream
Mi 9 Pro 5G - Titanium silver black

There are two color option for the phone: White dream and Titanium silver black.


Mi 9 Pro- performance spec

The Mi 9 Pro 5G is equipped with the Snapdragon 855+ flagship chipset to release the ultra-fast performance of 5G with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal memory. The octa-core processor delivers up to 2.96GHz, and the Adreno 640 GPU can increase the graphics rendering speed by 15-percent. Moreover, the company used the 4th generation AI engine to the system. With all this, the Mi 9 Pro is way faster and further accelerate your 5G experience.

VC liquid cooling system in Mi 9 Pro

With faster performance, we often experience the heat issue. To overcome this company introduced the VC liquid cooling system. This system includes five layers of graphite, high thermal conductivity copper foil, thermal gel, and other high-efficient heat eliminating materials around the heat-generating area(CPU, battery). This cooling system helps to reduce the CPU core temperature by 10.2-degrees and ensures the smooth and cool 5G performance.

a custom horizontal linear motor which creates a 4D vibration in Mi 9 pro

For the immersive gaming experience, the company used a custom horizontal linear motor which creates a 4D vibration with the crossing fire. The gunshot, long-range, sniper, and weapons have different tactical feedback creating an immersive battlefield experience.

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The Mi 9 Pro 5G features a rear triple-camera setup. The camera setup includes a 48MP SONY IMX586 primary camera with an aperture f/1.75, a 12MP telephoto lens with f/2.2 aperture, and a 16MP super wide-angle + macro lens with a 117-degree super wide view and f/2.2 aperture. The rear camera of the phone is capable of capturing ultra-high resolution photos, SLR background blur effect, Super wide-angle photos, portrait mode bokeh, super nigh mode captures and lots more photography fun.

The company used a 20MP SONY beauty camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The front camera supports HDR, face recognition, AI smart beauty, portrait mode, AI scene camera, AI Studio Light effect, and more.

Now coming to the video recording the rear camera of the phone can record 4K video at 30/60 fps, 1080p slow-motion video recording at 960 fps, smart soundtrack, and Time Lapse with video image stabilization whereas the front camera can video record 1080p at 30 fps.

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Mi 9 pro- battery

The Mi 9 Pro 5G is loaded with 4000mAh battery with 40W wired flash charging which takes 48 minutes to charge the phone by utilizing the 45W charger fully. The phone supports 30W wireless charge and 10W reverse charging. It takes about 69 minutes to charge the phone through 30W wireless charging fully.

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Network and connectivity

The phone supports dual-sim assistance with the primary slot as 5G and secondary as 4G with VoLTE HD voice.

According to the company, the Mi 9 Pro 5G can downlink a peak of up to 2.02Gbps almost ten times faster than 4G downlink speed and supports full-band coverage 5G dual card due to the 7-antenna design for shutter free 5G connectivity.

The phone supports 2.4G/5G Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi 2×2 MIMO technology, Mu-MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, Bluetooth 5.0, and Qualcomm TrueWireless TM Stereo Plus.

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Operating System

The phone will run on the latest MIUI 11 based on Android 10.

Price and Availability

Price according to different variants of the phone:

  • 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage – 3,699 Yuan (~$520)
  • 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage – 3,799 Yuan (~$555)
  • 12GB RAM + 256GB internal storage – 4,099 Yuan (~$576)
  • 12GB RAM + 512GB internal storage – 4,299 Yuan (`$665)

The company started pre-sales already in China, and the phone will go on sale on 27 September at 10 am in China. The buyers will get 1TB of Mi cloud storage for free worth 499 yuan/ year.

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Full Specification

Dimension Height: 157.21mm
Width: 74.64mm
Thickness: 8.54mm
Weight: 196g
screen 6.39″ (diagonal) Samsung AMOLED screen
Resolution 2340 x 1080 FHD+ 403 PPI
screen brightness 600nit (HBM) / 430nit (Typ)
high contrast 60000:1 (Min) | Wide color gamut display NTSC 103.8% (Typ)
professional color management technology 丨 Sun screen 2.0 | Night screen | Stepless color temperature adjustment
256-step eye protection mode, German Institute of Electrical EngineersVDE low blue eye protection certification
Corning sixth generation gorilla glass, anti-staining anti-fingerprint coating to support HDR display
processor Snapdragon 855 Plus Qualcomm’s latest flagship processor
CPU architecture process: new Kryo 485 architecture, 7nm process process
CPU frequency: eight core processor, the highest frequency up to: 2.96GHz
Qualcomm three cluster design: 1×2.96GHz super large core + 3×2.42GHz large core + 4×1.80GHz Small core
GPU: Adreno 640 graphics processor, 15% increase in frequency (compared to Snapdragon 855)
AIE: 4th generation AI engine
Memory and capacity 12GB+512GB
Highest optional

Running memory: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR4x 2133MHz four-channel large memory
body storage: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB
Rear camera Sony 48 million Sony main camera
SONY IMX586, 48MP, 0.8μm, 1/2″ photosensitive area, FOV 79°
ƒ / 1.75 aperture, 6P lens, AF, closed loop motor, support 4 in 1 (12MP, 1.6μm)

12 million people like lens , 2x optical zoom
Samsung S5K3M5, 12MP, 1.0μm, 1/3.6″ photosensitive area, FOV 43.6°
ƒ / 2.2 aperture, 6P lens, AF, closed-loop motor

16 million super wide-angle + macro lens
SONY IMX481, 16MP, 1.0μm , 1/3″ photosensitive area, FOV 117° super wide angle
ƒ / 2.2 aperture, 6P lens, AF, closed loop motor, 4cm macro

Rear camera camera function support

48 million ultra clear | Intelligent super wide angle mode | Handheld super night mode | Portrait mode bokeh | Panorama mode | Professional mode | Countdown photo |

Level | Continuous mode | Face recognition | HDR | Dynamic photo | Thousands of people AI Beauty (add baby beauty) |
AI smart slimming | Ultra wide-angle edge distortion correction | Group face correction | Custom watermark | Portrait body mode | Portrait blur adjustment |

Rear AI scene camera | AI studio light effect | Resolution photo | Moon mode

Rear camera video support
[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/120/240fps, [email protected]
960 Frame Slow Motion Shooting | 960 Frame Smart Soundtrack | Small Video (Shaking Magic Props, Speed ​​Adjustment, Beauty Filter, Top Music)
Rear Video Beauty | Video Image Stabilization | Time Lapse Photography |
Front camera Sony 20 million beauty camera
20 million front camera 0.9μm ƒ / 2.0 aperture

Front camera camera support
Front HDR | Front Screen Fill | Countdown Selfie | Face Recognition | Mirror Features | Age Gender Recognition 丨 Dream Eyes
AI Smart Beauty 丨 Baby Beauty | AI Micro Plastic Beauty | AI nude makeup beauty | Portrait Mode | AI Scene Camera 丨 AI Studio Light Effect
Front camera video support
[email protected] 30fps
Small video (shaking magic props, speed adjustment, beauty filters, popular music) | front video beauty
Network and standard Netcom 6.0
Support dual-card unlimited operators, the main card can use 5G, th
e secondary card 4G station 

Support Dual Nano-SIM card slot
supports Mobile / Unicom 5G / 4G + / 4G / 3G / 2G, 
Telecom 5G / 4G 
dual card VoLTE HD Voice 

Support band
5G NR: Mobile n41, n79, Unicom n78, Telecom n78
4G: FDD-LTE: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B12 / B17
        TDD-LTE: B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41
        Note : LTE B41 (2496-2690 194MHz)
3G: WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8
        TDSCDMA: B34 / B39
2G: GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8
support 4 × 4 MIMO antenna technology | HPUE | HO RxD
Wireless connections WLAN Protocol: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
WLAN Frequency: 2.4G WiFi | 5G WiFi
supports WiFi 2×2 MIMO technology, supports MU-MIMO, WiFi Direct, WiFi Display, supports WPA3
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology, Qualcomm TrueWireless TM Stereo Plus
supports AAC / LDAC / LHDC / aptX / aptX-HD / aptX-adaptive
Charging and battery 4000mAh(typ) / 3900mAh(min)
built-in 4.45V high-voltage lithium-ion polymer battery, non-removable
USB Type-C double-sided charging interface
through TÜV Rheinland fast charging 3.0 certified
mobile phone support QC4+ / PD fast charging protocol
standard cable 45W charger

Triple fast charging technology:
40W wired flash charging, 30W wireless flash charging, 10W wireless reverse charging
Multifunctional NFC After the opening of the Xiaomi wallet, double-click the power button to use the functions such as Xiaomi Bus, Mi Pay, and Xiaomi Menka for public transportation, mobile payment, and mobile phone opening. 
Support card reader mode, peer-to-peer mode, card emulation mode (Mi Pay offline payment, UnionPay touch payment*, Mi Pay online payment)
Learn more: www.mipay.com adds eID function and electronic car key function Follow-up OTA self-upgrade, specific time,
and eID partner hotel list, cooperation models, based on MIUI official website announcement (www.miui.com).
Navigation and positioning Dual frequency dual antenna GPS
Simultaneously receive L1 / L5 dual-band dual GPS signals
Positioning system:
GPS: L1+L5 | Galileo:E1+E5a | GLONASS:G1 | Beidou: B1
A-GPS assisted positioning | Electronic compass | Wireless network |
operating system MIUI 11
speaker 1217 super linear speaker
Smart PA large volume external release
1.04cc large sound cavity design
Music player MP4 | M4V | MKV | XVID | WAV | AAC | MP3 | AMR | FLAC | APE
Video playback Supports first-generation video codec technology/HEVC, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, VP9 and other video formats;
supports high dynamic range display when playing HDR10 video content
sensor Ultrasonic distance sensor | Under-screen ambient light sensor | Accelerometer | Gyro | Electronic compass
linear motor | Infrared remote control | Camera laser focus sensor
packing list Mobile phone host, minimal mobile phone case, power adapter, USB Type-C data cable, Type-C to 3.5mm headphone extension

cable, pin, getting started guide, three-pack certificate, safety information statement, Xiaomi cloud service activation instructions
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