Anonymous, 14 Jul 2019Man I'm so confused 😕 What should I take the mi 9 se or pocophone f1 plz help meIf you are playing a lot of games on your phone - the pocophone f1. If build quality is a must for you, then the mi 9 se. And if you want something in between - look at the mi 9T/ K20 ( non pro ).
Neelabh110, 13 Jul 2019Awesome camera along with the screen quality. The under display fingerprint scanner is really ... moreMan I'm so confused 😕 What should I take the mi 9 se or pocophone f1 plz help me
Awesome camera along with the screen quality. The under display fingerprint scanner is really accurate and fast, though not as fast as my OP 7 and OP 7 PRO. The notch is minimal, but Xiaomi should've made the screen a bit bigger like a 6.26" like the Note 6 Pro. Also they shouldn't have skimped on the headphone jack, which is also in the MI 9T. Still the phone is reasonable for its price point. With the Snapdragon 712 it's darn fast.
in the same price - wchich have better camera Mi 8 (last year flagship) oraz Mi 9 Se ?
Tiny battery out of place in 2019. Anything less than 4000mAh is no go for me.
Anonymous, 06 Jul 2019With all due reject, you're wrong, and have provided no evidence to the contrary.You could try using your head, but if that too difficult than I see no reason to care :-)
Anonymous, 06 Jul 2019Amen brother. You are one of the few logical people when it comes to this. Others keep touting... moreTotally correct! The best dimension of a compact phone for me is the XZ1 compact (129 x 65 x 9.3 mm )or the Z5 compact from Sony. It's easy to grip and use with one hand. A bezeless XZ1 compact would be perfect.
andyl, 06 Jul 2019I have this phone. Coming previously from Nexus 5 and Nexus 6P, I have to say this is the best... moreyou can turn the beautify off by clicking the star button on the right. For filming I recommend Filmic Pro. It's not cheap but you can make incredible videos.
I have this phone. Coming previously from Nexus 5 and Nexus 6P, I have to say this is the best phone I've ever used. And much cheaper too - it is only selling for 200 euros around where I live.
There are a few bad things about the camera, all of which can technically be solved through software, and currently can be partially remedied by downloading a GCAM port (i.e. a port of the Google camera app specifically for the Mi 9 SE, done by kind developers and can be found through Google).
--- First, the STOCK camera app will over-process the skin of faces when it detects them. It loses a lot of detail in trying to smooth and whiten the skin with no option to turn it completely off.
--- Second, as mentioned in the review, there's only 1080p in 30fps in the STOCK camera app.
--- Third, night mode in the STOCK app is just poor.
Thankfully, I have been able to avoid ALL these problems by using a GCAM port, which includes Google's fantastic Night Sight, zero-processing even when shooting faces, and having the option to record 60 fps in 1080p. Do note that Pixel 3's camera is still better though, although not by much and you sacrifice the useful wide-angle lens (Hi, Pixel 4).
In terms of battery life, I have no complaints at all. With a 1080p AMOLED screen, Dark Mode enabled, and a 10 nm SOC, I get 8 hours Screen-on time and 54 hours Screen-off time on Accu battery app. Coming from a dying Nexus 6P which only has less than 3 hours Screen-on time, I am happy I don't have to worry about getting through a whole day. Although getting to 7 nm (Hi, Mi 10 SE) would surely make things even better. Fast charging is super useful and I can top up from 40% back to 80% in just 30 minutes.
Performance-wise, I don't game therefore I am more than satisfied with the SD 712 chipset. I especially appreciate the 6 GB of RAM and the UFS 2.1 storage performance, both of which has a greater impact on real-life usage performance.
Display quality is nothing less than stellar, both in terms of color and brightness. However, I do miss the 1440 x 2560 resolution of my Nexus 6P (i.e. QHD, although I must accept it at this price point). I add that the notch is small enough to go unnoticeable, and the system update which smoothed the notch curvature really made a big jump in the aesthetics of the screen.
Lack of 3.5 mm jack is no problem with the included USB-C to 3.5 mm adapter. Although the speaker is pretty loud and nice, a stereo one would be make watching videos much more immersive (something which the Nexus 6P spoiled me with). People should be aware that audio recording is much clearer and crisper than the Mi 9 (not sure about the Mi 9T and whether it is a software-related issue), and should be great for recording class lectures, though I have already left school and unable to test it in that scenario.
That in display or under display fingerprint is legit, and allows me to unlock my phone with it on my desk. It is faster than my Nexus 6P although you have to look to see to place at the correct place, something that is made easier but its showing of an elegant icon at the sensor location when you lift up the phone. (I am practicing to achieve the no-look unlock which was easy previously with the fingerprint reader on the back.)
MIUI has actually been more pleasing to use than Stock Android for me. The full screen gestures are mostly useful and allows you to gain more screen estate. And the swipe down on home screen to see notifications, swipe up on home screen to search on Google Now, and the built-in Lock Screen widget (long press on home screen to find widgets) will all be sorely missed if I went back to Stock Android.
Last but not least, the most appealing aspect of the phone is its size. Even though it is 5.97 inches, it is actually a relatively small phone like S10e or the small Pixel 3/Pixel 3a because of the lack of bezels. It is 80% of the size of my previous Nexus 6P which has a 5.7 inch screen. Do not forget the weight and thickness of a phone when you are considering a new purchase, as it really makes a big difference given this is a device that you will bring with you all the time and hold for long durations.
The headliner is that this is a 4.5/5 phone with only downsides of mono speaker and bad stock camera app, the latter of which can be solved mostly by downloading a GCAM port, the former of which you just have to live with.
Thank you for reading!
Anonymous, 05 Jul 2019Sd845 is still betterDifference irl is still minimal.
Anonymous, 06 Jul 2019In lowlight all the phones use the main camera instead of the telephoto one and take digital zoom. Yes that's true, just tried it out. When you press the 2x button and aim at low light, you see that it switches cameras
Anonymous, 06 Jul 2019Battery is a disaster , add MUI to that and ANY other phone is a better but.Battery is not the best but it's more than enough. If you use dark mode it saves a lot of battery. And you can charge 20% in 10 Minutes
Anonymous, 06 Jul 2019Ads in ultra graphics = Poco F1 Ads in very high graphics = Mi 9 SE Ads in everything else ... moreI've got this phone for over a month and have not seen a single ad. You can simply turn it off. Also, that's why the phone is so cheap.
Battery is a disaster , add MUI to that and ANY other phone is a better but.
Anonymous, 06 Jul 2019Gaming in ultra graphics = Poco F1
Gaming in very high graphics = Mi 9 SE
Everything else = ... moreAds in ultra graphics = Poco F1
Ads in very high graphics = Mi 9 SE
Ads in everything else = Mi 9 SE
Bob, 06 Jul 2019I think at 2x zoom it takes a normal photo and a telephoto one, and combines them like the P30... moreIn lowlight all the phones use the main camera instead of the telephoto one and take digital zoom.
rabinossauro, 05 Jul 2019I think you should go with the Mi 9 SE. Similar price, Mi 9 SE has OLED screen vs LCD, triple ... moreGaming in ultra graphics = Poco F1
Gaming in very high graphics = Mi 9 SE
Everything else = Mi 9 SE