Xiaomi Nigeria on Tuesday announced the introduction of its flagship Mi 9T android smartphone into the Nigerian market to delight teeming Nigerian mobile phone users.
Speaking during the launch in Lagos, Marketing Director of Xiaomi Nigeria, Habeeb Somoye said that the smartphone features the latest Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 Mobile Platform, a 6.39-inch Full Screen Display, a 20MP pop-up front camera and a rear 48MP triple camera setup, Habeeb revealed that the product had hit the already populated Nigerian market since on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
According to him, “Mi 9T features the best-in-class Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 mobile platform, offering an increase of 35 percent for CPU performance, and of 10 percent for GPU, as well as twice the AI performance, compared to its predecessor SnapdragonTM 710– all enabled an octa-core KryoTM 470 chip processor based on the 8nm process for extreme power efficiency, along with the 4th generation AI smart engine for delivering powerful AI performance.
“The smartphone comes with the new Game Turbo 2.0 for an ultimate gaming experience by optimizing touch response, display, sound quality, network and in-game calls.
“Touch response rate goes up to 180Hz, while click and touch response times are reduced to about 70 milliseconds, the new Mi 9 family member is able to offer an esports-level gaming experience.
“Featuring a 6.39-inch AMOLED screen without a notch, the display of Mi 9T supports Reading and Sunlight mode 2.0, low-brightness color grayscale optimization, and 256-scale eye protection technology, delivering an incredible immersive viewing experience.
“It has also received low-blue-light eye protection certification by Germany’s VDE Testing and Certification Institute.
“By adopting an elegant pop-up selfie solution, Mi 9T is able to achieve a true full screen display.
“Mi 9T applies a nano-holographic technology to produce a unique flame design on its four-sided curved glass back.
“The combination of 3D-glass and extremely narrow frame gives the phone an incredibly comfortable hand-feel.
“The device is equipped with the 7th-generation in-screen fingerprint technology.
“The dual optimization of hardware and software significantly improves the fingerprint recognition rate and speed.
“Offering an AI triple camera setup, Mi 9T features a main 48MP camera with a 1/2″ Sony flagship IMX 582 sensor that can produce ultra-high resolution photos. For night portraits, the camera sensor supports merging four pixels to form large 1.6μm pixels to capture more details in low-light conditions.
“In addition to the 48MP main camera, the Mi 9T also features a 13MP ultra wide-angle lens with a 124.8 degree field of view, and an 8MP telephoto lens.
“The options offered by the combination of these three lenses can cover most settings, delivering an SLR-like photography experience.
“Mi 9T sports a 20MP pop-up front-facing camera with a sapphire glass cover.
“When the front camera is raised, it will display lighting effects and is accompanied by one of six sound effects.
“The light ring on top acts as a notification light for incoming messages and charging status.
“Group selfies taken with the panorama feature, which allows panning the 20MP selfie camera, will let you include all your friends in a single shot.
“Featuring a large 4000mAh battery and an AI energy saving mode to automatically adjust screen brightness and for activating sleep mode at night, Mi 9T has power to last through a day of heavy use. Mi 9T supports up to 18W charging.
“Mi 9T offers multi-function NFC, with payment transaction speeds increased by up to 30 percent.
“It also offers superb audio quality, featuring 1217SLS speakers and Smart PA as well as a 0.9cc large sound chamber for powerful playback. The device retains a 3.5mm headphone jack, and has received Hi-Res Audio certification.
“Mi 9T will be available in Nigeria from today with two colors, Carbon Black and Glacier Blue. “The Flame Red version will come at a later date.”
Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK).
Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core.
With the vision of being friends with its users and being the “coolest company” in the hearts of its users, Xiaomi is committed to continuous innovation, with an unwavering focus on quality and efficiency.
The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.
Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world’s largest consumer IoT platform, with more than 171 million smart devices connected to its platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. Currently, Xiaomi products are present in more than 80 markets around the world, and have a leading foothold in many markets.
Other officials of Xiaomi during the launch are Sefiu Gaya – GM Xiaomi Nigeria, Harvey Deng – Sales Manager (Africa), snd Kareem Kandil – Commercial Manger, Raya Distribution.