The Chinese company held another autumn presentation of its new products. In addition to TVs and other gadgets, the brand presented Xiaomi smartphones 2019, which have characteristics exclusive to this class of device.
One of them is Mi Mix Alpha - an unusual smartphone, the screen of which has gone beyond the limits of not only the front panel of the case and side ends, but also located on the back of the device. In addition to the unique display, Mi Mix Alpha also distinguished itself by the parameters of the main camera, the main sensor of which received a resolution of 108 MP. Another interesting novelty of the presentation was the improved version of Mi 9 - the new model Mi 9 Pro 5G, as the name implies, supports the newfangled technology of the latest generation networks.
Screen for the whole smartphone
The screen and camera made the new Xiaomi smartphone the unconditional new flagship of the company and the owner of unique parameters that no other mobile gadget in the world has. The Mi Mix Alpha display took up a record 180% of the phone's surface. It covers the entire front surface, side edges and almost the entire rear panel of the device, leaving a little space only for the main camera module.
Another exclusive feature of Mi Mix Alpha is a 108 MP camera. The module is a joint development of Samsung and Xiaomi. The picture taken with such a photo lens has a maximum resolution of 12032x9024. The camera is equipped with laser autofocus, optical stabilization and a flicker sensor. The main module is supplemented by an auxiliary 12 megapixel telephoto lens with a 2x zoom and an ultra-wide-angle 20-megapixel sensor. The Xiaomi smartphone did not receive a selfie camera - the same main camera is provided for portrait photography.
The gadget is powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus, an updated version of Qualcomm's latest flagship processor. The smartphone received a 4050mAh battery with 40W wired charging. Additional features include a proximity sensor and a 5G modem. At the disposal of 12 and 512 GB of RAM and internal memory.
Unlike all the new products that Xiaomi usually brings to the mass market, the new Mi Mix Alpha may face a different fate. The company is positioning it as a concept device similar to the previous limited edition Mi Mix. The company has not yet set the release date for the working version of the smartphone, but has decided on the cost - in its native China, its price is $2800.
Updated Mi 9
Xiaomi 2019 smartphones have been replenished with another novelty - an improved version of Mi 9 with built-in support for 5G networks and a more powerful processor. Mi 9 Pro 5G has an eight-core Snapdragon 855 chip, a 4000 mAh battery with wired (40 W) and wireless (30 W) charging, as well as a reverse function that allows the smartphone to share power with other gadgets.
The presented Xiaomi 5G smartphone, unlike the concept Mi Mix Alpha, has a more familiar device. The device has a 20 MP front camera, located in the notch of a 6.39-inch screen with Full HD + support. The main camera consists of three modules, the main one of which has a resolution of 48 MP. The smartphone has a liquid cooling system. The operating system is Android 9 Pie, equipped with proprietary firmware MIUI 11.
The cost of the simplest assembly of Mi 9 Pro 5G with 8/128 GB parameters in China, where smartphone sales start, is estimated at 3699 yuan , which in USA money is about 33,000 r. The older assembly 12/512 GB costs 4299 yuan, or 38,000 r.
The Topic of Article: Xiaomi presented new smartphones: a concept with an infinite screen and an improved version of Mi 9.