There has been a lot of speculations regarding Xiaomi’s upcoming 5G smartphone which will be its second 5G device. According to reports, this smartphone is a modification of the flagship Xiaomi Mi 9. We have also seen the name Xiaomi Mi 9S which we expect to be the 5G version of the Xiaomi Mi 9. However, Xiaomi founder, and CEO, Lei Jun, recently confirmed that Xiaomi’s second 5G mobile phone will arrive in China. This is the first time that Xiaomi’s CEO is talking about its second 5G phone.
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Lei Jun made the statement while celebrating the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. From what we already know, the Xiaomi Mi 9S has gotten TENAA’s approval. The main difference between the Mi 9S and Mi 9 is that the former supports 5G network. In addition, the Mi 9S will come with a larger 4000 mAh battery and the body thickness is 8.95mm. The overall shape and design will not be much different from the Xiaomi Mi 9 4G version.
Lei Jun said that 5G is a major opportunity for smartphone companies. Xiaomi began preparing for the pre-research of various 5G technologies three years ago. Now, 5G is just beginning and Xiaomi’s 5G network will be laid in the second quarter of next year. The popularity of 5G terminals become available on a large scale.