Get ready for more Xiaomi in Brazil: the Mi 9, Mi 8 Lite and Redmi Go were approved by Anatel; the agency also certified the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi 7, which will be released here in May. All cell phones support 4G of 700 MHz and were analyzed at the request of DL Eletrônicos, which offers national warranty and assistance.
Cesar Cardoso, from Mobile Penguins, discovered the five Xiaomi devices listed in Anatel’s approval system. All of them have a certificate mentioning the DL and the compatible frequencies, which include those used in the Brazilian 4G: 2,600 MHz (band 7), 1,800 MHz (band 3) and 700 MHz (band 28).
That’s right: Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 8 Lite, Redmi Note 7, Redmi 7 and Redmi Go have support for 4G of 700 MHz. This frequency has been released with the shutdown of the analog TV and offers a higher signal indoors. The Redmi Note 6 Pro launched in Brazil is also compatible with band 28; the Pocophone F1, no.
Xiaomi Mi 9 has Snapdragon 855 and 48 MP processor
The Xiaomi Mi 9 is the company’s flagship: it has a Snapdragon 855 processor, a digital reader under the screen and a 3.300 mAh battery with 27 W fast charging support. Its triple camera features a 48 megapixel main sensor; she scored higher than the iPhone XS Max and Galaxy Note 9 on DxOMark.
In turn, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is more modest, with 6.26-inch Full-HD + screen, Snapdragon 660 processor, 12 + 5 megapixel dual rear camera, and 24 MP front camera.
Redmi Go is even simpler: it has only 1 GB of RAM for running Android Go, the lightest version of Google’s system. We also found a 5-inch HD screen, Snapdragon 425 processor and 3,000 mAh battery.
We also have the Redmi Note 7 with a 48 megapixel main sensor and Snapdragon 660 processor; and Redmi 7 with a 12 MP dual camera and Snapdragon 632. Both have a 4,000 mAh battery.
DL says that Redmi 7 and Redmi Note 7 will be launched throughout May in retail stores, without revealing prices for now. The company has yet to officially comment on the Mi 9, Mi 8 Lite and Redmi Go.
Anatel document on the Xiaomi Mi 9 mentions the frequency of 700 MHz (band 28, or 703 – 748 MHz):
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, Redmi Note 7, Redmi 7 and Redmi Go were also approved by Anatel and have support for 4G of 700 MHz.