Xiaomi Mi 9 SE review: worth buying?

Created date: 03/18/2019, 21:06:41, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 13:20:27

We've conducted a detailed review of the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's features, performance, reviews

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's size

The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE has a width of 2.8 inches (70.5 mm), a length of 5.8 inches (147.5 mm), and a thickness of 0.3 inches (7.5 mm). Men with large hands can easily operate it single-handedly, but a woman with a small hand might feel like the size is a bit bigger. In addition, the weight of the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is about 155 oz (155 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's screen

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE has a 5.97 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's CPU specs

With the 2.3GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With a huge 6GB of RAM, the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE has an extremely large amount. Cases of insufficient RAM almost never occur, so it is further suited for multitasking as well. Even with frequent switching between multiple apps you are unlikely to feel any sluggishness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE, it is a really fantastic high-end smartphone, and in terms of performance can be used without stress in all usage scenarios. If choosing a smartphone for performance in operation, it is highly recommended.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is 128GB and it is highly recommended for people who frequently take movies and images. It is suitable for filming movies and photography, and you even if you install many games and apps you will not feel inconvenienced.

Since the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE does not support SD cards, you need to be careful enough that you have enough capacity.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's camera specs

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE has a 48 MP main camera, which is an extremely high figure. As this camera can take very high-quality photos, you will rarely feel frustrated with the quality. You can comfortably rely on this smartphone's camera.

Also, Xiaomi Mi 9 SE has an 20 MP front camera, which is an extremely high figure. As this camera can take very high-quality photos, you will rarely feel frustrated with the resolution. You can comfortably rely on this smartphone's camera.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's battery performance

The battery performance of the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is 3070 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's general rating

The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

Advantages of Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

  • It is easy to hold, and you can use it comfortably with one hand.
  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.
  • It has an extremely high-grade rear camera, so you can take Instagrammable pictures or landscape photography.
  • It has an extremely high-grade front camera, so you can take Instagrammable pictures or landscape photography.

Disadvantages of Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

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Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's specs

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
ImageXiaomi Mi 9 SE
MakerXiaomi
Release date3, 2019
ColorViolet/Blue/Gray
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.8 inches (70.5 mm) x 5.8 inches (147.5 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.5 mm)
Weight155 oz (155 g)
Display size5.97 inch
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2340
Pixel density431 ppi
Battery capacity3070 mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712
CPU specs2.3GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size6GB
Storage size128GB
Rear-camera resolution48 MP
Front-camera resolution20 MP

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