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Xiaomi Mi 9 sold out in just 53 seconds in China

by Vyncent ChanFebruary 26, 2019
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Xiaomi’s Mi 9 offers amazing value for its very affordable price, and it seems that Chinese smartphone enthusiasts agree. The latest flagship from Xiaomi was fully snapped up in just 53 seconds, despite Lei Jun, Xiaomi’s founder assuring everyone that there are “sufficient” units.

He probably misjudged the demand for the Xiaomi Mi 9, as it is currently the most affordable Snapdragon 855 device in the market. Not to mention that it is one of the first to tout the latest flagship chipset in the market.

With a price tag starting from just RMB 2999, we don’t blame the Chinese smartphone users to go gaga over the device. In fact we forsee a similar scenario here in Malaysia. Speaking of which, we might actually see it arrive a bit later due to the fact that the Xiaomi Mi 9 sold so well in its homeland.

The specifications of the Xiaomi Mi 9:

Xiaomi Mi 9 Specifications

  • Snapdragon 855, octa-core up to 2.84 GHz, 7nm FinFET
  • Up to 12GB RAM
  • Up to 256GB storage
  • 6.39″ FHD+ AMOLED display
  • 48MP f/1.75 Sony IMX586 + 16MP f/2.2 wide angle + 12MP f/2.2 telephoto
  • 20MP f/2.0 selfie camera
  • MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie
  • 3300 mAh battery, 27W Charge Turbo, 20W Wireless Charging
  • 6 + 128GB: RMB 2999 (~RM1820)
    8 + 128GB: RMB 3299 (~RM1998)
    12 + 256GBRMB 3999 (~RM2421)

It’s arrival here in Malaysia is imminent as it has been spotted on SIRIM several days earlier. Would you be getting one when it arrives here?

Pokdepinion: I wonder how fast will the Mi 9 sell out in Malaysia…

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Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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