Xiaomi has finally launched the its much awaited bezel-less smartphone Mi Mix 2 in India. The smartphone was launched in an event in New Delhi and is a direct competitor to the earlier launched One Plus 5. The Mi Mix 2 is priced at Rs. 35,999 and will be available on Flipkart and Mi.com in a preview sale on October 17. The general availability of the smartphone will begin in the first week of November, and it will then go on sale via Mi Home and other offline retailer partners in addition.
The Mi Mix 2 is an upgraded variant of the last year launched Mi Mix and comes with a smaller 5.99-inch display offering an aspect ratio of 18:9 and 403ppi pixel density. The smartphone has a 12-percent thinner bottom bezel than its predecessor and uses a hidden sound-guided speaker along with an ultrasonic proximity sensor.
As far as specifications are concerned, the Mi Mix 2 features a 5.99-inch display with 2160 x 1080 screen resolution build in a 151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7mm aluminum alloy frame and ceramic back. The smartphone is equally premium like its predecessor and has a round edge design. It weighs 185grams and is nearly 20grams lighter than its predecessor.
Xiaomi has installed the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset inside the smartphone coupled with as high as 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
The Mi Mix 2 packs a 3400mAh battery which that we think may last the smartphone more than a day of use. And it also comes with the Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 technology that will charge the smartphone real fast.
The keys are on screen and the fingerprint scanner is placed at the back of the smartphone.
Xiaomi has reduced the megapixel count this time, however the camera comes with larger pixel size to deliver better picture quality. The rear camera is trimmed down to 12-megapixel Sony IMX-386 camera sensor now compared to the 16-megapixel sensor on the original Mi Mix. It uses 1.25μm pixels with 4-axis optical image stabilization to capture clearer and more stable videos. The camera has a 5-piece f/2.0 aperture which is made to capture bokeh photos. The camera can record 4K videos at 30fps, however still retains a single camera sensor.
The front camera lens is smaller at 5-megapixel and can record Full HD 1080p videos. The user can also live beautify while doing video chats on the go.
The Mi Mix 2 is the first smartphone to come with the MIUI 9 which recently received its third round of beta testing. The MIUI 9 is based on Android 7.0 Nougat OS with no information coming for the Android 8.0 Oreo in near future.
Apart from the inbuilt storage, there’s no option for the expandable storage on the Mi Mix 2 just like its predecessor.Connectivity options include 4G LTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS and USB Type-C.The regular variant of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 measures 151.8×75.5×7.7mm, and weighs 185 grams.Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope, and ultrasonic proximity sensor.