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Mi 9 SE

[Discussion] [News] A difficult choice, Mi 9 or Mi 9 SE?

2019-06-10 22:38:36
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A difficult choice, Mi 9 or Mi 9 SE?

Hey, My Fans!

Those who are looking for a flagship experience but have a tight budget will be delighted to know that Xiaomi has launched the Mi 9 SE in the UK. Like the Mi 9, Mi 9 SE keeps the great 48MP rear camera, the 20MP front camera and the fingerprint sensor on the screen. What is the difference in terms of performance and overall experience between Mi 9 and Mi 9 SE? We analyse this below.


Camera

The front camera is the same on both phones, with 20 MP and 8 μm large pixels. In addition, both the Mi 9 and the Mi 9 SE have a triple AI camera with a 48MP sensor in a camera on the back. On both devices, the other two cameras are telephoto (for long distance and close-up photos) and wide-angle lens, but the number of pixels actually varies between them: the Mi 9 telephoto sensor is 12MP while 8MP on the Mi 9 SE, and the wide-angle sensor is 16MP in the Mi 9 and 13MP for the SE.

Wide-angle picture taken with Mi 9 SE

In general, phones should give similar results in most situations, with a bit of additional clarity on Mi 9 especially in the close-ups and wide angles.


Performance

Mi 9 was the first phone to feature the ultra-powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 855, but the Snapdragon ™ 712 in Mi 9 SE is also a high-performance processor with intelligent power management.


Screen

Although they coincide enough, the size and material of the screens of the phones are slightly different. The screen of Mi 9 SE is smaller with 5.79 ", compared to the Mi 9 screen of 6.39".


The screens on both phones have a fingerprint sensor on the screen and a durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass, although the Mi 9 has the latest sixth-generation glass, while the Mi 9 SE has the fifth generation. Both generations of glass have the same scratch resistance, but Gorilla® Glass 6 has superior drop resistance.


Battery and Charge

The capacity of the battery is quite similar, with Mi 9 at 3300 mAh and Mi 9 SE at 3070 mAh. However, Mi 9 SE compensates for the slightly smaller battery with its processor that consumes less power.

My 9 SE supports fast charging of 18W. However, the Mi 9 has an ultra-fast 27W cable load. My 9 also supports fast 20W wireless charging, the first device to feature it.

In general, the Mi 9 has some additional benefits, it is, after all, the flagship. But Mi 9 SE is a close contender and also a solid alternative!


What do you think of this new '' big boy ''?

Leave your comments below, Mi Fans!


2019-06-10 22:38:36
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6175767851 | from app

#1

I like the flat back gorilla glass panel of the Mi 9 SE much better than the Mi 9, but I bought the Mi 9 because it has the Snapdragon 855 on board and it can do 1080P 960FPS.
2019-06-11 02:01:53

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namexx | from app

#2

why mi9 only available in 64 gb ?  
2019-06-11 03:51:19
Wait a few more days, mi 9T coming soon, announcement is set for 12th June.
2019-06-11 06:11:04

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YuTech | from app

#4

I would gotten the Mi 9 SE in a heart beat if it had the same specs as the Mi 9. This is basically down to the size.
2019-06-11 12:56:08

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Torlyn |

#5

I have to say the 9 is an easy choice for me, it just fits naturally in my hand. I'll see if it stays there once the k20 pro arrives though :P
2019-06-11 15:03:43
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Mia2Freak | from app

#7

I'd say Mi 8. Should be bang for your buck right now.
2019-06-11 18:57:19

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Wooky63 | from app

#8

The SE Mi9 for me because the size is just about right, Mi9 is just a tad big. But still fantastic phones.
2019-06-11 19:13:33

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vikas koundal | from app

#9

nice phone
2019-06-12 00:30:44

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Thunderpants | from app

#10

Mi9 has to be the way to go if you need power and flexibility wrapped up in beauty
2019-06-12 01:47:05
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