Xiaomi Mi Mix 2-The full overview

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Xiaomi in recent times have captured the market and is in leading along with great players like Samsung, Apple, Sony etc. Xiaomi comes with its range of handsets with the golden rules of being low cost, well equipped and high performing. One such example of handset is the Xiaomi Mi Mix and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 models which aim to conquer in eliminating the bezel which surrounds the phones display. The latest is the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 which brings a feeling as if you are just holding your display screen with its edge to edge display technology.

Price:

Expected to be available in China first before anywhere and cost starting around 3299 yuan(500$)

Variants:

It will come in

  • Colour variants as Black and White
  • ·         Internal Storage variants as 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM

Technical Specifications:

Being the first bezel less design just like predecessor, yet with modified functionality. The smartphone will come loaded with the ceramic back panel but will have a higher screen-to-body ratio of 93 percent in comparison to Mi Mix. Similar to its predecessor, the Mi Mix 2 will boast acoustic earphone technology, which basically eliminates the need for an earpiece. Now let’s consider the technicality of the phone to understand its uniqueness.        

  • Network:GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • Body:                                       
    • Dimensions : 151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7 mm (5.98 x 2.97 x 0.30 in)
    • Weight: 185 g (6.53 oz)
    • Build: Ceramic
  • SIM:Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display:                                 
    • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
    • Size: 5.99 inches (~80.8% screen-to-body ratio)
    • Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels (~403 ppi pixel density)
    • Multitouch: Yes
    • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4
    • MIUI 9
  • Operating System:Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo& 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • GPU:Adreno 540
  • Memory                                  
    • Card slot:No
    • Internal: 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
  • Camera                                  
    • Primary : 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash
    • Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
    • Secondary: 5 MP
  • Sound:                                    
    • 3.5mm jack: No
    • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Communications:               
    • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
    • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
    • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
    • NFC: Yes
    • Radio: No
    • USB: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Features:                               
    • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted
    • Messaging:  SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
    • Browser: HTML5
    • Java: No
    • Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
    • XviD/MP4/H.265 player
    • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
    • Photo/video editor
    • Document viewer
  • Battery:Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery

Conclusive thoughts:

Although it has varying advantageous features yet there are things that the Mi Mix 2 doesn’t have. It lacks any sort of rated water resistance,has a standard, single-lens camera instead of a dual-camera set-up, and it doesn’t have a headphone jack or wireless charging. Xiaomi’s software is polarizing, as well. MIUI 9 despite having some good features here and there yet it looks like a platform quite different than other Android phones. Despite the flaws, yet it is one of a kind that can provide the user with full screen experience.