Beijing, China, November 5, 2019 – Global technology leader Xiaomi, today announced a trio of signature products that reset standards for the industry: Mi CC9 Pro – provides you a glimpse of a world with 108MP camera, Mi Watch – a transformed wearable experience, and Mi TV 5 series – an all-round upgrade for the future home.
Mi CC9 Pro: Benchmarking Smartphone Photography
Following the groundbreaking concept phone Mi MIX Alpha, Mi CC9 Pro sets another important milestone for the industry to become the world’s first mass-produced smartphone shipping a 108MP camera. The remarkable 108MP main camera offers a 1/1.33’’ large image sensor – twice as large as the mainstream 48MP cameras. It supports OIS and features an industry leading resolution of 12032 x 9024. It also incorporates a 4-in-1 (1.6μm) Super Pixel with the latest RAW multi-frame noise reduction algorithm to capture rich detail, even in low-light conditions.
Aside from the 108MP camera, Mi CC9 Pro sports a penta camera setup that includes a 12MP telephoto camera, a 5MP telephoto camera, a 20MP ultra wide-angle camera, and a 2MP macro camera. The 12MP telephoto camera supports 2x optical zoom with dual PD autofocus, while the 5MP telephoto camera supports 10x hybrid zoom. All cameras are built with world-class technologies that sufficiently cover your day-to-day needs for smartphone photography from landscape, portraits, close-up shots, and even for 1.5cm super macro photography.
A premium offering – the Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition was also announced at launch. It comes with an 8P lens that produces images that are clearer and of higher definition. It also surged to the top of DxOMark camera rankings with an overall score of 121 and broke the record for video segment with a world’s highest score of 104.
Worth noting is that Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition scored an unbelievable 109 – 14 points higher than the competitor ranked second – in DxOMark’s sub-testing programme ‘Zoom’, all relying on Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition’s telephoto camera that supports 10x hybrid zoom and OIS to deliver unbeatable image definition, even when captured from a far-off distances.
On the hardware front, the Mi CC9 Pro dresses to impress with the flagship two-sided curved screen and a 6.47’’ 19.5:9 Full-HD Display. Adopting a COP sealing technology, Mi CC9 Pro has a 3.43mm chin bezel, making it the most narrow Xiaomi smartphone apart from the Mi MIX Alpha. Mi CC9 Pro also supports 30W fast charge, which brings its 5260mAh high-capacity battery to 100% under 65 minutes.
Mi CC9 Pro and Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition will be priced at RMB 2799 and RMB 3499 respectively. Three color variants Aurora Green, Glacier White and Midnight Black will be available on official Xiaomi channels in Mainland China starting November 11, 2019.
Mi Watch: Transformed Wearable Experience with MIUI For Watch
Featuring a flagship 1.78’’ AMOLED square screen, Mi Watch offers an immersive viewing experience with a 326 PPi pixel density and an elegant four-side curved design. Being the world’s first wearable to sport a Qualcomm®️ Snapdragon WearTM 3100, Mi Watch guarantees a robust device performance and low power consumption. The device also boasts independent speakers, NFC function, and supports WiFi and Bluetooth connection.
Equipped with a built-in six-axis sensor and a 3rd generation heart rate monitor (HRM) sensor, Mi Watch is able to precisely detect complex motion gestures and heart rate fluctuations during physical activities. With these capabilities, Mi Watch offers up to 10 pro-sport modes such as outdoor running, outdoor biking, open water swimming, and mountain climbing. It also works with professional sports analytics provider FirstBeat to closely track users’ sleep quality, blood pressure levels, heart rate, and physical energy.
Mi Watch also comes with eSIM, a built-in chip that allows users to make phone calls and connect to the internet effortlessly without inserting a physical nano-SIM. With such technology, users can either share the same phone number with their smartphone for seamless connectivity or have a new private number for the Mi Watch exclusively.
Adding on to all these flagship features, Mi Watch provides a revolutionary UI experience with the MIUI For Watch system, offering 100+ dial plate selections and 40+ of the most used apps for downloading. It also remains an open system for developers to create tremendous possibilities. XiaoAi AI Assistant can be activated for users to easily use voice commands for music playback, phone calls, and navigation. When connected to the Xiaomi AIoT system, Mi Watch is capable of operating thousands of Xiaomi smart home appliances.
Along with the standard Mi Watch, Mi Watch Special Edition was also announced, with a limited offering of 30,000 units worldwide. Featuring a major upgrade to blue sapphire glass as the screen material, the Mi Watch Special Edition adds a classy, aesthetic touch to your day-to-day look. The package also comes with an in-box magnetic charger, an adapter, laser-printed limited product code, suede cleaning cloth, certification for limited collection, and a personalized nameplate.
Mi Watch will be available at RMB 1999 for the Black and Silver color variants. Pre-orders start on November 5 via official Xiaomi channels in Mainland China. Mi Watch Special Edition will be priced at RMB 2999 and has a limited number of 30,000 units worldwide, pre-orders will start around mid-December.
Mi TV 5: Stunning Display with Futuristic Design
The newly released Mi TV 5 series continues to pursue the limits of craftsmanship by taking the full screen design to the next level. It features a 1.8mm ultra-narrow metal bezel and a 5.9mm slim body, delivering a compact, futuristic design that is perfectly fit for a modern home.
On the performance front, Mi TV 5 series adopts a flagship 12nm T972 chip that is jointly developed by Xiaomi and Amlogic. It has a core frequency of up to 1.9GHz, allowing a 63% improvement of overall performance compared to its predecessor, while concurrently supporting 8K content decoding. For storage, Mi TV 5 and Mi TV 5 Pro both provide industry-leading large memory capacity of 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB respectively.
Mi TV 5 Pro boasts a 4K quantum dot TV panel and an amazing 108% NTSC color spectrum compared to the industry standard of 72%. It also meets one of the most outstanding HDR standards – HDR 10+ to provide a stunning graphic display for both game players and Blu-ray lovers. MEMC technology is also adopted to ensures a smooth and high-definition motion picture playback.
All Mi TV 5 variants are enabled with a Far-field Voice Recognition technology that allows users to wake theXiaoAi AI Assistant from a distance without the need of a remote control. Hence, it only takes a simple voice command to conduct film searching, weather checking, or smart device operations. Built-in microphones are located right in the middle of the bottom frame and are on stand-by 24 hours a day, ensuring the Mi TV 5’s “XiaoAi AI speaker” is ready even during screen-saver mode.
Mi TV 5 Pro 55’’, 65’’ and 75’’ variants will be priced at RMB 3699, RMB 4999, and RMB 9999 while Mi TV 5 55’’, 65’’, 75’’ priced at RMB 2999, RMB 3999, and RMB 7999 respectively. Pre-orders start at 18:00 China time on November 5, and sales on official Xiaomi channels in China will start on November 11.
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