Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Launched in India – All You Need To Know

Recently, Xiaomi launched a new premium smartphone in China. The new Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 comes with a stunning ceramic unibody, designed by Philippe Starck’s design studio. The exquisite design is matched by top-of-the-line specs. While the original Mi MIX was never launched in India, Xiaomi India has launched the regular version of the new handset in the country. Read more to find about Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

Price and Availability

Price Rs 35,999

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is priced in India at Rs 35,999. It comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The new smartphone will be exclusively available on Flipkart from October 17.

In China, the normal edition Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is priced at 3,299 yuan (approx Rs 32,300) for 64GB variant and 3,999 yuan (approx Rs 39,000) for 256GB variant. Whereas the Mi MIX 2 Special Edition will cost you 4,699 yuan (approx Rs 46,000).

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Specifications

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM 8GB
Internal Storage 128GB
Display 5.99-inch, 2,160 x 1,080pixels resolution,18:9 aspect ratio
OS Android
Primary (Rear) Camera 12MP Sony IMX386, 1.25um pixels, 4-axis optical stabilization, f/2.0 aperture
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 3,400mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support (9V/2A).
Dual SIM No

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 sports a 5.99-inch display with a 2,160 x 1,080pixels resolution, a pixel density of 403ppi, a DCI-P3 color gamut, and 18:9 aspect ratio (down from 6.4-inch screen with 17:9 aspect ratio on Mi MIX). It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. The new smartphone is backed by a 3,400mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support (9V/2A).

On the camera front, the new Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 sports a 12MP Sony IMX386 sensor with 1.25um pixels, 4-axis optical stabilization, 5-piece lens, and f/2.0 aperture. It can record 4K/ 1080p video at 30fps, and 720p videos at up to 120fps. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera with for selfies and video calling.

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Features

  • Ceramic Unibody design
  • supports 43 bands
  • Facial recognition feature
  • Fingerprint reader
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • USB Type-C
  • Ultrasonic proximity sensor
  • Infrared sensor
  • Two color options

The new Mi MIX 2 comes in two variants. While the normal edition features a metallic frame and a ceramic back, a special comes with a black or white ceramic unibody. The ceramic unibody is made through an extreme process and takes about ten days to finish. It measures 151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7mm, and weighs 185 grams.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

Both editions feature a 18K PVD rose gold-coated camera rim and a fingerprint reader on the back. The piezoelectric actuator-based hidden earpiece on Mi MIX has been replaced with a conventional earpiece. The new handset features 12-percent smaller bottom bezel than the Mi MIX. Other features include an ultrasonic proximity sensor, facial recognition, hidden sound-guided speaker, and an infrared sensor.

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Conclusion

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 offers a great combination of high-end specs and premium design. The new handset bears a similar price tag as its predecessor. It remains to be seen how it affects the company’s rapid growth rate. It is a nice alternative to flagships from Apple and Samsung. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will compete against the likes of OnePlus 5. Are you excited about the new Xiaomi smartphone? Let us know in the comments section below.

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