Sunday, 22 October, 2017

Xiaomi launches Mi MIX 2 in India @ Rs 35999

Xiaomi launches Mi Mix 2 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 launching in India tomorrow exclusively on Flipkart
Heather Davidson | 11 October, 2017, 00:30

After watching the brands such as OnePlus, Huawei, Honor grow in the affordable flagship segment over the last two years in India, Xiaomi has made the right decision to bring the Mi Mix 2 to India. Can the Mi Mix 2 mix in well and destroy the competition with the best-designed phone of 2017 coming in at Rs 35,999?

Xiaomi took help the renounced industrial design Philippe Starck who is known for designing world class yachts, homes and buildings, gave Mi MIX & Mi MIX 2 a full bezel less screen. The display has 18:9 aspect ratio, DCI-P3 colour gamut, 1500:1 contrast ratio, and offers a pixel density of 403ppi.

First week of November, the phone will be available at offline stores, while on the 17th of this month, it will be available on Flipkart. The Chinese manufacturer will be carrying out a special preview sale on October 17 through Flipkart and Mi.com.

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Unlike the recent smartphones such as the Essential Phone, Samsung S8 or the iPhone X, the Mi MiX 2 goes all-in, removing the top bezels or the top notch.

The new launch from Xiaomi will compete with One Plus 5 which is also priced at around the same price. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will come with a back cover provided inside the box, along with a converter for the USB-C port to allow users to continue using their headphones with 3.5 mm jack. Xiaomi likewise offers a Special Edition of the Mi MIX 2, which accompanies 8GB RAM, 128GB capacity and has an all-artistic body. A 3400mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging is on board. The processor is supported by a 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB internal storage along with Adreno 540 GPU. It rocks a Fingerprint sensor on the back down below the camera sensor. The Mi MIX 2 comes with dual SIM card slot and supports VoLTE connectivity. It runs on Xiaomi's proprietary MIUI 8 atop Android 7.1 Nougat. But, the company has introduced a pair of Mi noise-cancelling earphone with Mix 2 today, we will talk about them later in the post. It has a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 camera with 4-axis OIS. At the front is a 5-megapixel selfie camera, but since there are no bezels, it is fitted on the lower bezel just like the original Mi Mix. The smartphone supports the largest number of 4G LTE bands with VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11c (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0 and Global Positioning System.

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