In the previous week, Xiaomi had confirmed the arrival of the new CC series in partnership with Meitu. Some leaks have already revealed that the first phones in the new series will called Xiaomi Mi CC9 and Mi CC9e. The rumor mill had been speculating that the launch date of the Mi CC9 series is around the corner. Today, the Chinese manufacturer has confirmed through Weibo that it will be holding a launch event on July 2 to unleash the first Mi CC series phone.
The below image states that the Mi CC series launch event will be held at 7 PM (local time) on July 2 in Beijing, China. The smartphones in the CC series are developed by the Chic & Cool 90 team. After Mi and Redmi, the CC series will be the third smartphone brand from the company.
The phones from Xiaomi CC series will be designed by art students and will be aimed towards the youth. Some reports have claimed that the company may some female oriented phones in the CC series. Hence, it appears that the CC series will include aesthetically pleasing smartphones. The number 9 in CC9 denotes the age of the Chinese firm.
The Mi CC lineup will carry impressive photography capabilities since they will be powered by imaging algorithms from “Xiaomi X Meitu AI Aesthetics Lab.” Hence, the upcoming CC9 and CC9e phones may feature more beauty filters and AI features for optimized photography experience.
Leaked information has revealed that one of the upcoming CC phones features a flip camera like the ASUS ZenFone 6 smartphone. It appears that the company will be launching Mi CC9 and Mi CC9e smartphones before it. The Mi CC9 and CC9e are expected to come with in-scree fingerprint scanner enabled waterdrop-style notch displays, 4,000mAh batteries, 32-megapixel selfie cameras and 48-megapixel triple rear cameras.
The Mi CC9e may feature Snapdragon 710 chipset, up to 8 GB of RAM, up to 128 GB of storage and 18W charging support. On the other side, the Mi CC9 may come with Snapdragon 730 SoC, up to 8 GB of RAM, up to 256 GB of storage and 27W rapid charging. These phones are expected to run on Android 9 Pie that is customized with MIUI 10 designed for CC series. The starting prices of Mi CC9e and CC9 could be 1,599 Yuan (~$232) and 2,599 Yuan (~$378).