Xiaomi has finally launched its Mi9 in China on Wednesday at an event, which held in Beijing. The phone is a successor to the Mi 8, which was launched last year. The key highlights of the Xiaomi Mi 9 are triple camera setup, in-display fingerprint sensor, and a 48MP rear camera. The phone is priced at CNY 2,999 that roughly translates into Rs 31,800. The price at, which the phone is launched in China makes it a competitor of the OnePlus 6T. So, let’s compare these two devices specifications to know whether the Xiaomi Mi 9 would able to give a tough fight to a powerful device like OnePlus 6T at least on paper?
The Xiaomi Mi 9 features a 6.39-inch FHD+ Samsung AMOLED display that offers a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and sports a tiny water-drop notch on top of it. On the other hand, the OnePlus 6T comes with a slightly bigger 6.4-inch screen that offers a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, same as the Xiaomi Mi 9. Both the device features an in-display fingerprint sensor as well.
Processor, RAM & storage
The Xiaomi Mi 9 is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, which is coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. On the other side, the OnePlus 6T is backed by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Xiaomi Mi 9 sports a triple 48MP + 12MP + 16MP rear cameras along with a 20MP front camera for clicking selfies. On the other side, the OnePlus 6T sports a dual 16MP + 20MP camera setup on the back with a 16MP sensor at the front.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 is launched in China at CNY 3,999, which is Rs 31,800 (appx) in India, while the OnePlus 6T is available for Rs 37,999 via Amazon.