Xiaomi is all set to launch an upgrade of the last year’s Mi MIX 2. The new Mi MIX model will be the first Xiaomi device to come with a Snapdragon 845 chipset. It is expected to be unveiled at the MWC 2018. Previously a leaked promo image hinted that the upcoming handset will feature ‘Full Screen 3.0’ bezel-less design along with Snapdragon 845 SoC. Now a live video shows iPhone X like style gestures on the upcoming device.Read more Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Price (expected)||CNY 4,000 (approx Rs 40,100)|
As of now, there is no official information about the launch date and price of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S. However, it is expected to be launched at MWC 2018, next month. Recent reports claim that the Mi MIX 2S will be priced in China in March. It is tipped to be priced at CNY 4,000 (approx Rs 40,100).
Specifications and Features
- Full Screen 3.0 Bezel-less design
- 5.99-inch display
- Sony IMX363 camera sensor
- Dual-pixel autofocus technology
- Dual cameras
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
- 8GB RAM
- 256GB storage
- Under display fingerprint scanner
- Face recognition
- iPhone X-like gestures
As per latest reports and rumors, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. The new Qualcomm processor is said to come with on-device artificial intelligence (AI) functionality and support features like facial recognition. In terms of optics, the upcoming handset is tipped to feature new Sony IMX363 camera sensor with a dual-pixel autofocus technology. It is said to feature dual rear cameras (12MP + 12MP) with optical zooming, Sony IMX363 sensor, and a LED flash.
The Full Screen 3.0 design of the Mi Mix 2s is a huge step for the bezel-less design of Mi MIX series. As per a leaked promo image, the new model will feature even slimmer bezels than those on the Mix 2. While there is no bottom chin, the front camera is placed on the top-right corner of the 5.99-inch display.
Additionally, the upcoming smartphone is tipped to feature 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. It might also feature an under display fingerprint scanner (similar to the Vivo X20 Plus UD) or a facial recognition feature (similar to iPhone X). As per a newly leaked video, the Mi Mix 2s will also sport iPhone X-like gestures (swipe up and pause).
The upcoming handset is tipped to come with an upgraded camera and specs (over the Mi MIX 2). The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ are also expected to come with the latest Snapdragon processor in the US market. Sony is tipped to introduce the Snapdragon 845 SoC in its Xperia XZ Pro smartphone too.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is priced in India at Rs 35,999. 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 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. It is backed by a 3,400mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support (9V/2A).
On the camera front, the 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. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera with for selfies and video calling.