Xiaomi has announced its new series of colourful and creative smartphones in partnership with Meitu in China. Last year Xiaomi acquired MeituPic a Photo editing App. Now in collaboration with Meitu engineers, Xiaomi has designed a new series of handsets keeping in mind its young customers. The company says that CC9 will be the first device by them, which will be launched under the CC series of smartphone. CC9 symbolises the age of the company that is 9 years. The company changed the smartphone series name to celebrate its birthday. This has not happened for the first time, last year also the company changed the mobiles series name to Mi 8 flagship.
This cc series is touted to be designed by art student and their prime focus will be the young generation. They will implement even more beauty filters and AI engines to enhance the photos to lure the younger crowd towards this smartphone.
In a post on Weibo Le Jun stated “The young fashion look defined by art students wants to make a mobile phone that young people like, they need to define themselves. Therefore, Xiaomi CC’s product team is a group of Chic & Cool 90, as the youngest product team inside Xiaomi, they have a natural brain hole gene and a personality of jumping. Not only Colourful but also Creative. The trend of mobile phones should be able to follow the popular colour trends of the year, and use the best appearance technology to achieve designs that others can’t think of”.
Jun also added that the CC series is going to be a flagship for young people.
It is being expected that the CC9 will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730 processor. The smartphone will sport a 32MP front camera and a 48MP rear camera that will be a motorized flip camera. It will also include an ultra-wide-angle camera and telephoto camera in the flip panel. As far as its battery is concerned the device will run the 4,000mAh battery that supports 20W fast charging.
According to the rumours and leaks it is being speculated that Mi CC9 will finally launch in three storage variants – 6GB + 128GB that will be priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 25,100), 8GB + 128GB that will cost CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 28,100), and 8GB + 256GB that will be available for CNY 3,099 (roughly Rs. 31,100).
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