On July 2, Xiaomi will be holding a launch event in China to announce its Mi CC series of selfie-focused smartphones. Ahead of the launch, Xiaomi has started teasing on the design and features of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi CC9 phone. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has shared the official renders of the White and Dark Blue edition to reveal the design of the phone.
Xiaomi Mi CC9 Renders
Jun has confirmed that the Mi CC9 will be arriving in multiple colours. Yesterday, he shared some renders of the white version of the phone. The color variant is officially known as White Lovers. As can be seen in the images below, the white variant is mostly white with faint shades of blue, pink and purple.
Today, Jun released two renders of the Dark Blue Planet variant of the Mi CC9. It features wavy patterns on a purple-blue gradient backdrop. To showcase the design of the Dark Blue Planet version, Jun also shared a video clip that showcases its colour shifting back panel.
In terms of design, the Xiaomi Mi CC9 features a glass rear with a triple camera setup at its upper-left corner. The back panel is curved on all four sides. Reports claim that the front and rear sides of the phone will be protected by Gorilla Glass panels. A fingerprint scanner is absent from the back of the phone, and rumours suggest it will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The volume rocker and a power key can be seen on the right spine of the device. A 3.5mm audio jack and IR blaster are placed at the top of the phone, whereas a USB Type-C port flanked between two speaker grilles can be seen on the bottom.
Xiaomi Mi CC9 Specifications (Rumored)
The Mi CC9 is rumored to house a 6.2-inch AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch. It is expected to deliver full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The Snapdragon 730 SoC is expected to fuel the phone with up to 8GB of RAM. The highest configuration model of the phone may feature UFS 2.1 storage. The smartphone may boot to a modified version of MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie specially designed for CC series.
The triple camera setup of the Xiaomi Mi CC9 may feature an OIS-assisted 48-megapixel IMX586 sensor as the main lens, along with a 16-megapixel superwide lens and a 12-megapixel sensor. Xiaomi has already confirmed that the Mi CC9 is equipped with 32-megapixel front-facing camera. The handset may house a 4,000mAh battery with support for 27W fast charging. Leaked information has revealed that the Mi CC9 could be available in models such as 6GB RAM + 128GB storage for 2,599 Yuan (~Rs 26,100), 8GB RAM + 128GB storage for 2,799 Yuan (~Rs 28,100) and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage for 3,099 Yuan (~Rs 31,100).