Xiaomi Mi MIX Hands On and Photo Gallery


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Xiaomi announced the Mi MIX phablet along with Mi Note 2 today at an event in Beijing. We were live at the event and the have got our hands on the phone. Let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specs of the phone.

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The Mi MIX sports a huge 6.4-inch (2040 x 1080 pixels) display with 17: 9 aspect ratio, 1300: 1 contrast ratio, 94% NTSC color gamut and 91.3% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by 2.35GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with MIUI 8 on top, the phone comes with a 4GB DDR4 RAM with 128GB internal (UFS 2.0) memory / 6GB DDR4 RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.0) internal memory.

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The phone has a 5MP front facing camera with at the top while three on screen touch buttons at the bottom. Instead of a standard proximity sensor it uses ultrasonic technology and uses Cantilever piezoelectric ceramic acoustic system instead of a standard earpiece, allowing you to listen to calls without the earpiece.

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The right side houses power button and volume rockers.

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A dual nano SIM slot is present on the left side.

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A 3.5 mm audio jack and microphones are present on top.

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At the bottom, the phone has a USB Type-C port with loudspeaker and microphone on either side.

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At the back, the phone has a 16MP camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording. The phone has a ceramic back.

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A fingerprint sensor is present below the camera module. The phone measures 158.8 x 81.9 mm x 7.9 mm and weighs 209 grams. It has a 4400mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

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The phone has been designed by world renowned designer Philippe Starck. The Xiaomi Mi MIX comes in black color and is priced at 3499 yuan (US$ 516 / Rs. 34530 approx.) for the standard 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 18k gold finish variant with 6GB RAM and 256GB storage costs 3999 yuan (US$ 590 / Rs. 39,470 approx.). It will be available in China from November 4th. No word on the global roll out yet.

Sneha contributed to this post


Author: Varun Krish

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