When it comes to modern smartphone companies that combine top-class technology with quality build and smooth design, it is difficult to look beyond Xiaomi. Xiaomi might not be the first name that pops to your head when it comes to smartphones, but has overtime confirmed its place among the most rated.

This post introduces one of its latest products – the Xiaomi MI 9 Lite. Here, we will take a look at some of the phone’s core specifications and how much it currently goes for in the market.

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Price of Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite in Zambia

Xiaomi currently ranks among the most expensive smartphone brands in Zambia. While they are still some way off the likes of Samsung and iPhones, they have significantly gained recognition due to their smartphone’s lovely features.

Xiaomi recently launched the Mi 9 Lite and is sparingly available in the market as it stands. The smartphone can be purchased for anything between KW173, 000 and KW200, 000 depending on the place of purchase. The variation in the prices as stated above is a result of factors that include the mode of purchase, the currency exchange rate at the time of purchase, and the period of purchase.

Xiaomi MI 9 Lite Specs at a Glance

  • Release Date: 2019, September
  • Network : GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Screen Size : 6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~85.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Display: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
  • Dimension:8 x 74.5 x 8.7 mm (6.17 x 2.93 x 0.34 in)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Storage: 64 GB/128 GB – Expandable -microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
  • Back Camera: Triple – 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF; 8 MP, (ultrawide); 2 MP, depth sensor
  • Front Camera : 32 MP, f/2.0, 0.8µm
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4030 mAh battery; Fast battery charging 18W

Xiaomi MI 9 Lite: Things You Will Like About the Smartphone

Flagship OLED Screen

Xiaomi is one of the current smartphone kinds when it comes to screens and display and they have yet again displayed their supremacy with the MI 9 Lite. It features an exceptional 6.39 inches display with approximately 85.8% screen-to-body ratio and a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, which makes it great for gaming. It is also a very sharp OLED screen with a tiny notch.

Exceptional Camera Quality

If camera quality is one of the core factors you consider when buying a smartphone, you wouldn’t have so much to complain about with the MI 9 Lite. The smartphone a triple camera setup with a lovely 48 MP main camera for wide shots, 8 MP ultrawide and a further 2 MP for depth sensor. It also features a commendable 32 MP front shooter for selfies with f/2.0, 0.8µm.

Dependable Battery Strength

The Xiaomi MI 9 Lite packs a Non-removable Li-Po 4030 mAh battery. This should not come as a surprise to followers of Xiaomi smartphones. The phone also boasts a fast battery-charging 18W feature, which means that you can fully charge the smartphone from zero to a hundred in about one hour.

Xiaomi MI 9 Lite: Things You May Not Like About the Smartphone

No Waterproofing

Most smartphone companies ensure they offer strong build for their smartphones and ensure it is still intact to a reasonable extent when it falls inside water, for instance. Lovers of Xiaomi would have expected similar body design for the MI 9 Lite. It does not boast waterproofing body and can be really slippery when held and can easily slide off the hand or pocket.

Xiaomi MI 9 Lite Review

With a lot already said about the Xiaomi MI 9 Lite we will now take a deeper look at the smartphone’s core specifications.


Xiaomi opted to go for a 6.39-inch OLED panel with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a resolution of 403 dpi. The smartphone boasts screen to body ratio of approximately 85.8 percent. The display is exceptionally bright with the maximum brightness reaching up to 422 cd / m² and kudos to its infinite contrast, the screen remains clear even when under the sun.


If you are a lover of smartphone cameras,  you will most likely appreciate this smartphone. Xiaomi MI 9 Lite features a triple camera setup. The photo module includes a 48 MP main sensor, a secondary wide-angle 8 MP camera and another deep 2 MP camera. It also boasts a remarkable 32 MP front shooter for selfies.


The Mi 9 Lite is fortified with a substantial battery of 4,030 mAh, one of the very best in its category. Based on several tests and reviews, report confirm the phone has a battery life of way over 11 hours when in use. It also fast charging feature which means the phone charges faster.


The Mi 9 Lite boasts a Snapdragon 710 with 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of internal memory storage, depending on the variant you are going for. The device boasts Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm) chipset complemented by Adreno 616 GPU. It uses an Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) CPU and runs on the Android Pie (Android 9.0) Operating System.

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