Xiaomi Mi MIX: Bezel-less Concept Smartphone with Snapdragon 821 SoC & 6GB RAM

Today in Bejing, China, Xiaomi along with Mi Note 2, launched a concept smartphone named Mi MIX, which sports a bezel-less design & Full ceramic body. We've seen a lot of rumored concept phone photos on the internet which comes with no bezels, Well, Xiaomi has done that for real, Mi MIX comes with edge-to-edge display with no visible earpiece & proximity sensor, instead Mi MIX uses piezoelectric ceramic acoustic technology in place of earpiece, in which the sound is converted from electric signals to mechanical energy. For the proximity sensor, Mi MIX uses ultrasonic proximity sensor placed behind the display. This being said, the phone looks gorgeous and will be available in China, starting November 4, for a price of RMB 3499 for base variant, and RMB 3999 for high-end variant. Let's take a look at it. 

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Key Specifications

  • 6.4" Inch IPS LCD Display with resolution 1080 x 2040 pixels.
  • Edge-to-Edge Display
  • Full Ceramic Body
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Chipset (MSM8996).
  • Quad-Core processor (Dual-Core 2.35 GHz Kryo & Dual-Core 1.6 GHz Kryo)
  • 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage & 6GB RAM, 256GB Storage variants.
  • 16 Megapixel f/2.0 Camera with EIS & Dual LED (dual-tone) Flash.
  • 5 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Fingerprint Sensor, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 4400 mAh Battery with Quick Charge 3.0

Mi MIX Features & Technical Specifications

Mi MIX comes with a bezel-less concept design, Ceramic body & top-notch hardware, similar to Mi Note 2. It packs a huge 6.4" Inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2040 x 1080 & pixel density of 362 ppi. Mi MIX measures 7.9 mm in thickness, weighs 209 grams (which is quite heavy for a smartphone) and offers 91.3% Screen-to-body ratio. It is a Dual SIM phone & supports Nano Sim cards, it comes in two storage options; 128GB & 256GB. There is no microSD card slot, so the storage is what you get onboard. Under the hood, it packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Chipset, which comes with a Quad-Core processor (Dual-Core 2.35 GHz Kryo & Dual-Core 1.6 GHz Kryo) along with 4GB RAM (128GB variant) & 6GB RAM (256GB variant). The processor is coupled with Adreno 530 GPU. If you've read my post on Mi Note 2, you'll notice that most of the hardware used in Mi MIX is similar to what we get with Mi Note 2, the only main difference is bigger display, bezel-less design & Full Ceramic body.


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Unlike Mi Note 2's 22 MP camera, Mi MIX comes with a 16 Megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, EIS sensor with 3-axis gyroscope, Dual LED (dual-tone) Flash, Phase Detection Autofocus and 4K video recording support (2160p @ 30fps). It can also shoot Full HD (1080p @ 30 fps) & 720p @120 fps. The front camera is a 5 Megapixel shooter and is located below the display. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS support, Infrared sensor, NFC etc. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. Unlike other Xiaomi smartphones, Mi MIX comes with on-screen navigational keys.

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The Fingerprint sensor is placed below the rear camera, and comes with an 18 karat Gold ring on 256GB variant. Inside is a 4400 mAh Li-Ion battery, which is non-removable and supports Fast charging (Quick charge 3.0). The phone is available in Black color and will be available in China for RMB 3499 for base variant & RMB 3999 for top-end model which comes with 18 karat gold ring.

Also Read: Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Launched with Snapdragon 821 SoC

Image Credits : Xiaomi

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