In a sign that users prefer using their smartphones to take pictures more than anything else, Xiaomi has launched its Mi CC9 Pro, which boasts of a 108 megapixel primary sensor. The phone also boasts of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset. Xiaomi has undoubtedly taken the lead towards a camera-centric smartphone design. Its competitors have continued to focus on internet abilities and making the hardware safe from water damage. This may work in Xiaomi’s favor as very few smartphones are actually focusing on the amateur photography cult that exists out there today.
What is special about Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro’s camera?
The Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro is part of a series of phones that are camera-centric (CC) in nature. The phone comes with a DXOMark score of 121 in terms of photography. This is purportedly the highest among all currently available cellphones. Although Huawei Mate 30 Pro has a similar score and ties with Mi CC9 Pro, the latter has a better MP sensor system. The smartphone comes w8th a total of 6 cameras. 5 of these cameras are located at the back of the smartphone, while the front camera is equipped with a 32 megapixel sensor. The Mi CC9 Pro supports many camera modes and you can even shoot 4K videos on it.
Other features and specifications of the Mi CC9 Pro
The new Mi phones are not only camera-centric but well equipped with other features and specifications. For instance, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset ensures that the phone performs superbly well. You can expand the internal storage to a maximum of 256 GB, and the 8 GB RAM may disappoint many but is quite sufficient. With a 6.47-inch FHD+ display, the Mi rivals what Apple has got to offer as well. If you were wondering about the contrast ratio, the Mi boasts of a solid 4,00,000:1. In short, the phone is well endowed and is not only a camera-centric smartphone but can rival its premium peers as well.
Smartphone companies such as Xiaomi are often looked at with suspicion by those who reside in the European Union and North America. However, this phone has solid security features and can give Samsung and Apple a run for their money. The phone comes with an in-display fingerprint reader that ensures top-notch security to users.
Impressive features of the phone include
- Connectivity via Bluetooth v5.0, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11/a/b/g/n/ac
- Ability to connect to speakers and earphones via 3.5mm port
- A USB Type C charging port that helps you keep the phone on its juice for a long time
- Android 9 OS, which is one of the most advanced operating systems till date
- A 5,260 mAh battery which supports fast-charging
Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro’s camera is irresistible for its price
The phone looks aesthetically pleasing and has an impressive design and build. It could have been less bulky but most users seem to prefer large screens, which render smartphones large and bulky these days. The 256 GB model is expected to cost $442, while the 128 GB version will be priced around $400. However, these prices are valid only in China and it is not clear how much it might cost in other countries. As we have seen before, Xiaomi prices its smartphones competitively abroad. The prices are also on par with what it charges back on China.
Certainly, if you are on a budget, this is one of the better phones to purchase. Its security features are amazing, and the camera is one of the best you might get for some time now.