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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 to launch on September 11: Everything we know so far

Apple is expected to unveil the new iPhones just a day later on September 12.

  • Published: August 31, 2017 10:09 AM IST
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With the launch of the Mi MIX last year, Xiaomi became the first company to release a bezel-less smartphone. Though exclusively released in its home country, the smartphone witnessed immense popularity. Soon after, Xiaomi came out to officially announce the successor of the Mi MIX being under-works, which is also being designed by Philippe Starck. Ever since, there have been a myriad of leaks around the device. However, now the leaks have graduated to speculating the date of launch. And in a latest report, the launch date of the Mi MIX 2 seems to have been made official.

A recent post on Weibo, which was spotted by 9To5Google, reveals a teaser shared by Xiaomi for an event that is being held on September 11. The image shows a rock formation with a smartphone outline above it, and below is text that reveals the event will be focused on the upcoming Mi MIX 2. Interestingly, Apple iPhone 8 release is supposed to be held on September 12. Stealing the thunder, are they?

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Similar to its successor, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is believed to feature a display with very minimal bezels surrounding it, however, it would be sleeker this time around. Last year’s Mi MIX featured an impressive 91.3-percent screen-to-body ratio, but with the Mi MIX 2, Xiaomi is rumored to kick things up a notch with a 93-percent ratio. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 clears mandatory 3C certification, expected to launch soon

The Mi MIX 2 is believed to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, which will be accompanied by 6GB or 8GB of RAM. It is said to come in two storage variants – 128GB and 256GB. Like the Mi MIX, it will feature a dual-camera system on the back. We are also likely to see Android 7.1.1 Nougat running on the Mi MIX 2, and as with all Xiaomi phones, MIUI (version 9.0) will be layered on top of it. It is further expected to come with 3D Facial recognition for biometric authentication. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 official concept design revealed, looks strikingly similar to the Galaxy S8 duo

हिंदी में भी पढ़ें: Mi Mix 2 स्मार्टफोन 11 सितंबर को हो सकता है लॉन्च

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  • Published Date: August 31, 2017 10:09 AM IST