Xiaomi officially confirms Snapdragon 855 chipset on Mi 9


Xiaomi Mi 9 will release on the same day of Galaxy S10 launch event. The phone may be a head turner for Samsung. The company is teasing the phone since past few days, and it may have the potential to out-do Samsung’s offering. But, for that, the company needs to price the phone aggressively.

The latest piece of information shows a Snapdragon 855 chipset on the Mi 9. According to Xiang Wang, SVP at Xiaomi, the company has been working hard with Qualcomm in its R&D center in the US to bring the SoC on the phone.

Looking into the broad spectrum of the SD855 SoC, it promises a 45% increase in performance over the 845. Well, the 1+3+4 CPU core setup along with the 7mm process makes it a capable SoC. One may also observe a 20% boost in GPU. Rest, the SD855 assists in three times faster AI, Wi-Fi 6 support, and HDR10+ video (4K at 60fps).

Anyways, Xiaomi Mi 9 is the phone that we are waiting for eagerly. Would you consider a Xiaomi flagship instead of Samsung one? Do let us know in the comments section below.