Mi 9 Pro 5G with Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC and 30W wireless charging support launched

“The Mi 9 Pro 5G is the world’s first smartphone with 30W wireless charging, which is rated to fully charge its 4,000mAh in 69 minutes”

The Mi 9 Pro 5G smartphone has officially been launched in China. The handset is a refreshed version of the Xiaomi Mi 9 smartphone that was launched earlier this year. The Mi 9 Pro 5G has a slightly better chipset than its predecessor, up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB storage, and Vapour Chamber cooling tech. It is also the world’s first smartphone with 30W wireless charging support. The Mi 9 Pro 5G also boasts of as many as seven antenna bands to deliver unprecedented download speed. Alongside the handset, Xiaomi has announced a 30W Fan-Cooled wireless charging stand and 20,000mAh Mi power bank that supports 50W wireless charging.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G price

The Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G price in China starts at RMB 3,699 (roughly Rs 37,000) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage options cost RMB 3,799 (about Rs 38,000) and RMB 4,099 (approximately Rs 41,000), respectively. The phone’s top-end 12GB RAM + 512GB storage version will set you back to RMB 4,299 (around Rs 43,000). The Mi 9 Pro 5G comes in two colour options and goes for sale in the country starting from September 27th.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G specifications

The Mi 9 Pro sports 7 antenna band for the next-gen 5G connectivity that is rated to deliver a speed of up to 1.78GB per second. A 4,000mAh battery with 40W fast charging support fuels the handset. The tech is said to charge the device from 0 to 100 percent in less than 50 minutes. As promised, the Mi 9 Pro 5G supports Xiaomi’s latest 30W Mi Turbo wireless charging tech. It’s the fastest wireless charging tech in the industry yet and is rated to juice up the device from 0 to 50 percent in just 25 minutes and fully charge it in 69 minutes. The Mi 9 Pro 5G also supports 10W reverse wireless charging.

The Mi 9 Pro 5G features a 6.39-inch Dot notch AMOLED display with Full-HD+ resolution and in-display fingerprint scanner. The rear panel of the handset has a glass layer, gradient finish, and triple rear cameras at the top-left corner. At the handset’s core lies Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC paired with 12GB of RAM and 512GB onboard storage. The handset packs VC cooling tech for heat dissipation. The company claims that the tech can decrease processor core temperature by 10.2-degree celsius.

For photography, the Mi 9 Pro 5G sports a combination of 48-megapixel with an f/1.75 aperture + 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture + 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture at the back. The front camera sports a 20-megapixel shooter with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. Software-wise, the Mi 9 Pro runs MIUI 11 based on a version of Android out of the box. The Mi 9 Pro 5G measures 8.5mm in width and weigh 196 grams.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus | 8 GBProcessor
6.39 inches Display
48 MP + 12 MP + 16 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery