Earlier this year, Xiaomi claimed they were going to focus on releasing kernel sources quicker, and it seems like they’re sticking to it. The company has just released the kernel source code for the Xiaomi Mi9 SE, nearly two weeks after launch.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is quite the special device since it’s the very first phone to come running the new Snapdragon 712 chipset. It has a 48 MP camera with Sony IMX586 sensor on the back, and an UD fingerprint scanner on the front. Now with the kernel sources finally out, we can expect to see more custom ROM support for the device fairly soon.
The Mi9 SE comes with fast charging capabilities, though the cap is set at 18W. The handset lacks 3.5 mm audio jack, so you’ll have to rely either on the USB-C port or wireless headphones. Other features include the Game Turbo booster, latest MIUI 10 and an NFC chip.
Xiaomi has been sticking to their guns so far, with the Mi9’s source code being released weeks ago, and now the timely release of the Mi9 SE’s source code that you can find right here. We’re hoping Xiaomi continues to focus their efforts toward speedier releases of their source code to benefit everyone involved.