The most expected phone of China the Xiaomi Mi 9 was announced previously today. The Mi 9 DXOMARK Score was announced today at it did surprise a lot of us! It was teased endlessly and nothing was left a secret. Lets talk about it.
To begin with the Mi9 scores a 107 overall on the DXOMARK scale. It also received a Video score of 99, the highest ever awarded by DXOMARK. Putting it in the fourth place just after the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, P20 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S10 plus.
To Recap the Mi 9 device has – triple camera setup, 48MP primary camera, 1/2-inch Sony IMX586 quad-sensor with 0.8µm pixels, f/1.75-aperture lens, 26mm-equivalent focal length
Tele: 12MP 1/3.4-inch Samsung S5K3M5 sensor with 1.0µm pixels, f/2.2-aperture lens, 50mm-equivalent focal length. Super-wide-angle: 16MP 1/3-inch Sony IMX481 sensor, f/2.2-aperture lens, 17mm-equivalent focal length, PDAF/laser autofocus, LED flash, 2160p/30fps video.
They quote ” Achieving an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 107 points, the Mi 9 is the best Xiaomi device we have tested so far, securing itself a spot very close to the top in our smartphone camera ranking. Its Photo score of 112 points is excellent, thanks to the camera’s ability to capture high-quality still images in almost all situations. ”
Noise levels are very well under control in bright light and under typical indoor conditions and creep up only in low-light situations. Target exposure is consistently spot-on, and the camera captures delightful color with accurate white balance, and without any color shading or other color issues. The autofocus system works Quickly and perfectly almost in all circumstances.
The Mi9 has the best flash performance we have seen on a smartphone to date, with good exposure and color in both flash-only and mixed-light situations. When light levels get very low, the Mi 9’s LED a flash is an excellent option.
The Xiaomi is the first camera we have tested that records 4K footage by default, which explains the excellent detail rendering in bright light. The Mi 9 is very good in video mode, achieving 99 points. The best Video score we have seen so far. At the same time, it keeps noise levels low in those conditions. The image stabilization system is capable of keeping things smooth and steady.
However, Mi 9 is an absolute star performer. At least the most affordable flagship with such high praises. So if you are looking for a perfect smartphone, you can go for it.