It is not every day that the top smartphone makers officially share details of their phone models before the launch. Of course, some teasers are leaked to create interest among the prospective buyers. And that is what Xiaomi has done with a series of tweets with images of its upcoming Xiaomi Mi9. The phone will be announced by Xiaomi at the Mobile World Congress 2019, at Barcelona starting end of this week.
The details revealed through these teasers mainly cover the external appearance, the colour variants the phone is likely to be made available in the market with etc. But possibly the most important spec to be exposed is the optics section comprising the triple camera setup in the rear.
On the display front, it is being predicted that there in an in-display fingerprint sensor. And the screen space has been expanded through a massive 40% reduction in the size of the chin from what the predecessor Mi8 had.
ā Mi (@xiaomi) February 17, 2019
As mentioned, the colours in which the Xiaomi Mi9 will be sold have been indicated as Lavender Violet, Ocean Blue, and Piano Black. The images have the phones in these three colours suggesting that the finish given to the rear panel of the Mi9 will be gradient in style.
The triple camera setup in the rear will have a huge 48MP primary sensor, supported by a 16MP wide-angle lens and the third, as you would have expected, is the telephoto lens of 12MP size. And the official Twitter handle of Xiaomi has images with the details of the lenses. The last bit of information that Xiaomi has shared in its tweets is that this rear camera module gets protection from a layer of sapphire glass cover. Their main purpose is to protect the lenses from being scratched during usage. The pricing of the smartphone hasnāt been revealed yet.