Xiaomi continues to shape our vision of the future technology. Its new smartphone has the guts to surpass every other with its unusual, elegant styling and advanced features. The first handset to ever get a bezel-less display is surely worth our attention.
- Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
- Adreno 530
- 256 GB UFS 2.0
- Primary camera 16 MP, f/2.0
- Secondary camera 5 MP
- MIUI 8.0
Mi MIX has a unibody construction and comes in black only. The smartphone is made out of ceramics, including the back panel, the frame, and buttons. It is scratch resistant and wins 8.5 points on Mohs scale of hardness. Years of careful usage will hardly leave signs of dents and discoloration.
Mi MIX measures 158.8×81.9×7.9 mm and weighs 209 g.
Xiaomi Mi MIX features a staggering 6.4-inched IPS LCD edgeless display with 2040×1080 FHD resolution and 362 ppi pixel density. Display brightness is 500 nit, which allows to reduce power consumption and extend operating time. It will not leave user squinting to make out something on a sunny day. Mi MIX boasts 1300 : 1 contrast ratio, providing sharp and precise image quality. Screen to body ratio is 91.3 %.
In an attempt to make a screen workspace wider, the front-facing camera is made 50 % smaller and is relocated to the bottom of the screen. That is where proximity sensor also sits. Instead of regular speakers piezoelectric acoustic technology was applied.
The flagship was prepped with a 16 MP PDAF main camera with dual-LED flash and f / 2.0 aperture. It is able to record 4K / 1080p / 720p at 30 fps and roll in slow-motion at 120 fps. It also features autofocus phase detection, facial recognition, and panorama mode.
The 5 MP front snapper captures 1080p video, however, would be a real deal for photos. Though situated under the screen, the camera will rotate with the phone when a user wants to take a selfie.
Once again users can be guaranteed a possibility to operate several apps simultaneously and have a fast feedback. Xiaomi Mi MIX is powered with the latest generation of Qualcomm processors — quad-core Snapdragon 821 clocked at 2.35 GHz coupled with Adreno 530 graphics. This smartphone can handle most demanding games and provides a great performance in everyday usage.
On the storage front, Xiaomi offers 2 configurations: 128 GB + 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 256 GB + 6 GB RAM, both working on UFS 2.0. Feels like carrying the whole world with you and being able to retreat and share any information fast.
Audio and sound
Xiaomi Mi MIX has a 192 Hz / 24-bit chip for higher-resolution audio. Listen to music the way artist intended it to sound in the studio, talk to your friends and hear them clean and crisp.
Xiaomi Mi MIX wears a 4400 mAh non-removable battery, backed up with fast-charging technology 3.0. It allows charging the phone to its full capacity in less than an hour. Mi MIX is fitted with a single USB Type-C for a faster power delivery and more stable connection with another device. The smartphone can work for 256 hours in sleep mode and 13 hours while you are playing games.
Networks and connectivity
Xiaomi packed Mi MIX with a dual Nano-SIM card slot, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC module and GPS for a precise positioning. It works in 4G + / 4G / 3G / 2G networks.
Xiaomi Mi MIX Exclusive Edition
Exclusive Edition will have the same tech features as its counterpart, apart from the memory factor: it will get 256 GB + 6 GB RAM. Its rear camera and fingertip sensor are rimmed with 18K gold.
Not so many years after its inception, Xiaomi remains fully immersed into a process of creating products that all but confirm future has already come. The wealth of high-end options Mi MIX offers makes this gadget a must-have for a modern user, ready to explore the world.