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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s with iPhone X-like notch spotted; but it is fake

Sorry, there is no Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s, yet.

  • Published: November 9, 2017 1:12 PM IST
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Where the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is still settling in, rumors about its successor is already out there. However, soon after an alleged leaked photo of the Mi MIX 2s came out, the folks at Android Central immediately doused the false fire, calling it a fake news. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021

Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs 

A few hours ago, a photo of a bezel-less Xiaomi smartphone, which pretty much looked like the Mi MIX 2, was put up on the web, and it immediately started to circulating. The reason people were calling it the successor of the Mi MIX 2 is because this had an Apple iPhone X-like notch at the top. So people started to call it the Mi MIX 2s, which was be said to sport a camera in the top of the display this time. Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day

However, soon after Android Central stepped in with its report, clarifying that this not any successor, but the Mi MIX 2 itself, simply running an app that mimics the notch. The report says that the leaked photos conveniently hide the bottom bezel, which is where the camera module is located on the Mi MIX 2. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Review: When a smartphone becomes an experience

The report further says that the themes store on MIUI has plenty of options that let users “convert” their phones to an iPhone X lookalike. iOS-based themes have been popular among Xiaomi customers for several years now, and the launch of the iPhone X has led to themes that allow users to emulate the notch on their Xiaomi phones. ALSO READ: Mi MIX 2 India launch proves that Xiaomi is more than just a budget smartphone maker

The Xiaomi Mi MIX, launched in 2016, was the phone that prompted big smartphone makers to produce bezel-less devices. With the Mi MIX 2, Xiaomi entered a global market with its marquee device. The smartphone was launched in India last month, and Xiaomi has kicked off sales in Europe earlier this week. ALSO READ: From Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 to Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Smartphones with a wide screen ratio you can buy in India

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  • Published Date: November 9, 2017 1:12 PM IST


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