Xiaomi launched Mi MIX 2S, the updated version of Mi MIX 2 in March. The smartphone brought updated specifications and minor redesign. Now, the Chinese smartphone maker has introduced a variant of Mi MIX 2S called the Mi MIX 2S Art Special Edition in China.
As the name implies, the smartphone is the work of art and it comes in collaboration with Xiaomi and British Museum. The Mi MIX 2S Art Edition is aesthetically different from the standard variant and comes with a customized packaging, a unique design with laser engraving at the back that gives tribute to art and science, a customized back cover and literature detailing the collaboration with British Museum. Overall, the smartphone comes with same specifications as that of the standard variant, but the Art Edition is unique in terms of material and its textured finish.
In terms of specifications, the Mi MIX 2S features the same front design like its predecessor, but the back features new vertically stacked dual rear camera setup and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It sports a 5.99-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels supporting a resolution of 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snadpragon 845 SoC coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage.
The smartphone features dual 12-megapixel rear camera setup with the primary sensor offering a wider f/1.8 aperture and 1.4 micron pixel size. The secondary 12-megapixel camera has a narrower f/2.4 aperture but acts a telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. The primary camera also supports 4-axis optical image stabilization along with dual-tone LED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1080p video recording.
Watch: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S First Look Video
The Mi MIX 2S supports connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and 4G LTE. The smartphone supports Qi wireless charging and uses USB Type-C port for normal charging. It is backed by a 3,400mAh battery and runs MIUI 9.5 based on Android Oreo. The Mi MIX 2S Art Special Edition is priced at RMB 4,299 (around Rs 45,300).