Xiaomi just announced the Mi MIX 2 at an event in China, as it had promised. It has a 5.99-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display with ultra narrow bezels, unlike the 6.4-inch display on the first generation Mi MIX with 17:9 aspect ratio and 12% smaller chin compared to the predecessor. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile platform with 6GB of RAM and there is also a Special Edition with 8GB of RAM. It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor and a 5-megapixel camera on the front on the right bottom that also supports face recognition.
It has a ceramic body and also has an earpiece on the front. It also has sound guided speaker that has 50mW high power speaker with sound guided tube for an enhanced audio experience. It has support for 6 modes and 43 bands. As we already know, world renowned designer Philippe Starck is the designer of the phone.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 specifications
- 5.99-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 display with 1500:1 contrast ratio, DCI-P3 color gamut
- 2.45GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
- 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage , 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage (Special Edition)
- Android 7.1 (Nougat) with MIUI 9
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis OIS, 4K video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera with facial recognition, 1080p video recording
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 151.8x 75.5 ×7.7 mm; Weight: 185g (Standard); Dimensions: 150.5x 74.6 ×7.7 mm; Weight: 187g (Special Edition)
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
- 3400mAh (typical) / 3300mAh (minimum) battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 comes in Black color for the standard version with four-sided curved ceramic body with aluminium alloy frame and costs 3299 yuan (US$ 506 / Rs. 32,350 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version, 3599 yuan (US$ 552 / Rs. 35,280 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 6GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs 3999 yuan (US$ 613 / Rs. 39,210 approx.).
The Mi MIX 2 Special Edition with full ceramic body comes in Black and White colors and costs 4699 yuan (US$ 721 / Rs. 46,060 approx.) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version.