As expected, Xiaomi has launched its latest smartphone, the Mi MIX 2, at an event in Beijing, China. Prices for the phone start from RMB 3,299 (approximately Rs 32,400). It will go up for sale starting September 15 in China. At the moment, there is no word on whether Xiaomi will bring the smartphone to India. But considering the Mi MIX is yet to reach our shores, we would advice you not to hold your breathe for the new smartphone. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 prices
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 has been launched in three variants differentiated by the storage spaces. As mentioned, the variant with 64GB storage is priced at RMB 3,299. The 128GB storage variant is priced at RMB 3,599 (approximately Rs 35,300), while the top-end 256GB variant is priced at RMB 3,999 (approximately Rs 39,300). There is also a limited edition Mi MIX 2 variant boasting a ceramic body, 128GB storage, and a whopping 8GB of RAM. This variant comes in black and white colors, and is priced at 4,699 RMB (approximately Rs 46,100). The ceramic edition will be available in November.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is the successor to the Xiaomi Mi MIX that was launched last year. Compared to the Mi MIX, its successor features a higher screen-to-body ratio, and a display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. While the bottom chin remains, it is now 12 percent slimmer. There are rounded corners adding to the aesthetic element of the smartphone. On the whole, the Mi MIX 2 is said to be 11.9 percent smaller than the Mi Mix, and about seven percent smaller than the Apple iPhone 7 Plus.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 specifications, features
As far as specifications are concerned, the Mi MIX 2 flaunts a 5.99-inch full HD+ (2160×1080 pixels) display with 403ppi pixel density. Under the hood is a 2.45GHz Snapdragon 835 64-bit octa-core SoC paired with Adreno 540 GPU. There is 6GB of RAM.
Contrary to rumors, the Mi MIX 2 features a single camera module at the rear. This is a 12-megapixel rear camera with IMX386 sensor, 4-axis OIS, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, PDAF, and HDR. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel camera with the Beautify mode, 1080p video calling feature and a selfie countdown feature.
On the software front, the Mi MIX 2 runs on Android Nougat out-of-the-box with Xiaomi s MIUI 9 custom skin atop. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0, and 4G VoLTE support. There is also a fingerprint sensor with 18K gold coated rim. It is fueled by a 3,400mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. At the same event, Xiaomi also took the wraps off its Apple MacBook Pro competitor called the Mi Notebook Pro.