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Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

Informr score
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE currently has an Informr score of 8.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 8 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.3 GHz
2.3 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
48+ MP, f/1.75
48+ MP, f/1.75
3070 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

The Next Web
The Next Web

The Mi 9 SE packs plenty of features and commendable performance into a small-ish package, and is a bargain at its asking price. Its software and imaging are solid – especially when compared to similarly priced phones – save for a few niggles. But those aren’t deal-breakers, so I’m happy to recommen...

- Abhimanyu Ghoshal, The Next Web

With a little bit of tweaking, the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE can deliver a premium flagship feel, a fantastically versatile camera and great performance, not to mention a killer Super AMOLED screen.

- Basil Kronfli, TrustedReviews

The Mi 9 SE is plenty good at the important stuff - it's got an excellent display, takes great pictures with a camera trio you won't find outside of flagship territory, and has decent battery life. It also manages to fit all that in a small footprint and a more than a reasonable budget.

- GSMArena

The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is excellent, beating its midrange competition in most areas. While battery life could be better, and there are some software elements we don’t love, considering the price, Xiaomi has delivered incredible value, creating a compact, flagship quality phone that doesn’t break the ban...

- Basil Kronfli, Stuff
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

Mi 9 is one of the best Android phones out there, and with this SE version it is not only more affordable but also more compact. The SE has all the same headline features, with a new in-display fingerprint sensor, triple-lens 48Mp camera and gorgeous "holographic" glass body, but Xiaomi has cut cost...

- Marie Black, Tech Advisor

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Xiaomi backs up the Mi 9 SE with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Mi 9 SE has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Xiaomi support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Xiaomi's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE's screen size is 5.97 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

2.3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm) Octa-core 2.3 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ MP, f/1.75 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 20+ megapixels resolution.

64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3070 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 1500 minutes, 619 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Mi 9 SE Specs

Release Date April 15, 2019
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm) Octa-core 2.3 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.19 W/kg
Body: 1.17 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Type
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
48+ Megapixels, f/1.75
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-portrait, Self-timer, Smile detection, White balance, HDR, 2nd camera feature (13 MP, f/2.4, Ultra Wide Angle), 3rd camera feature (8 MP, f/2.4, telephoto), AI Beautify, Rear camera video Beautify, Video stabilizing, Quick motion
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
20+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Face detection, Self-timer, HDR, f/2.0, Screen flash, AI Beautify for front camera video recording, AI Beautify, Eye light, AI portrait mode
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 432 pixels
Size 5.97 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, All new multi-color Always-On Display, Supports HDR display, Fingerprint (under display)
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3070 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 877 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 619 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1500 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Glass
Colors Piano Black, Ocean Blue, Lavender Violet
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.75 x 7.05 x 0.75 cm (5.8 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 155 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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Manual (PDF)
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