China’s 3C certification agency today certified an unannounced Xiaomi smartphone with the model number M1902F1A/M1902F1T. While the 3C certification does not reveal any key hardware specifications of the upcoming Xiaomi handset, the power adapter specifications listed on the 3C website suggest it could be the rumored Mi 9.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Certified in China?
The 3C certification reveals the Xiaomi M1902F1A/M1902F1T will be bundled with an MDY-08-ES power adapter with up to 20V 1.35A or 27W fast charging support. For reference, the Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with an 18W power adapter in the box. The faster charging speeds hint at the possibility of the M1902F1A/M1902F1T being a flagship-grade smartphone. However, we cannot be completely sure as the marketing name of the device has not been revealed yet. The hardware specifications and key features of the smartphone also remain a mystery currently.
It is currently being speculated that Xiaomi may unveil the Mi 9 at an event in China on February 19. The Mi 9 is expected to feature a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and a notch at the top. Under the hood, Xiaomi’s next smartphone is highly likely to run on Qualcomm’s latest 7nm octa-core processor with an Adreno 640 GPU. On the back of the handset could be an impressive triple-camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, 12MP secondary sensor, and a 3D ToF lens. For selfies, the smartphone may have a 24MP AI snapper on the front. In the memory department, rumors claim the Xiaomi Mi 9 might come equipped with a massive 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Keeping the lights on will be a 3500mAh capacity battery with fast charging support. While the 3C certification reveals the M1902F1A/M1902F1T will come with 27W fast charging support, rumors suggest the Mi 9 may offer up to 32W fast wired charging. As for software, the Xiaomi Mi 9 will ship with Android Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box.