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Mi Mix 2 Launched in India – Price, Specifications, Features and More!

The Mi Mix 2 has launched in India with top specifications and an aggressive price!

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 Mi Mix 2 Launched In India

Xiaomi has finally launched their flagship Mi MIX 2 in India today at an event in New Delhi. It features a bezel-less, edge-to-edge display with some top notch feature. The flagship is wrapped in a metal unibody. The newly-launched Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is one of the best rated smartphones of 2017.

The Mi MIX 2 will come with an 6 inch edge-to-edge screen and an 18:9 aspect ratio display. It is powered by the flagship mobile processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 835. Priced aggressively at Rs 35,999/-, it will be sold exclusively on Flipkart and on the company’s online store at Mi.com.

Mi MIX 2 – Specifications And Features

In India, only the 128GB storage variant, with 6GB of RAM, will be available. No other variant of the Mi MIX 2 has been announced during the launch.

Design And Build

The phone features a metal unibody build with minimal bezels. The front camera is located at the bottom due to the absence of top bezel. You need to flip the phone upside down to take a selfie and adjust similarly to make a video call. The Mi MIX 2 comes with a hidden, sound-guided speaker which delivers sound from the top of the display.

Display

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 sports a 5.99 inch bezel-less, edge to edge LCD screen with full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, in an 18:9 aspect ratio display. It has a pixel density of 570 ppi, and features a complete DCI-P3 colour gamut support.

Hardware

The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s current flagship chipset, the 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 835. The processor is clocked at 2.45GHz paired with 6GB of LPDDR 4X RAM.

Software

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will run Android Nougat out of the box. The smartphone will run Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat. The device will definitely get the Android Oreo 8.0 update soon.

Internal Storage

Xiaomi has launched the 128GB variant of Mi MIX 2 in India. Like all Xiaomi’s flagships, it does not support expandable storage. There’s a Special Edition of the MIX 2, sporting an all-ceramic build and 8GB of RAM. But that one is not expected to be launched in India.

Camera

The main camera on the MIX 2 will feature a 12 megapixel Sony IMX 386 sensor with 1.25 micron pixels, 4-axis optical image stabilization (OIS), Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and a 5-element lens. It will feature a f/2.0 aperture, which supports facial recognition. Up front, the smartphone sports a 5-megapixel shooter and sits below the display.

SIM Support And Connectivity

Mi MIX 2 supports dual Nano SIMs. 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 GPS. The device has all the requisite sensors on board. It comes with an USB Type C port and loses the 3.5mm headphone jack.

Battery

The smartphone packs in a 3400mAh battery which can last for more than a day of regular usage. The Mi MIX 2 supports Quick Charge 3.0 and comes packed with a QC 3.0 charger in the box.

Price and Variants

In India, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will cost Rs. 35,999/- for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. There was no mention of any other variants at the launch event.

Availability

The Mi MIX 2 will be exclusively available on Flipkart and Mi.com. There will be a preview sale taking place on October 17. The smartphone will be available to buy from the first week of November. Afterwards, it will go on sale at Mi Home Stores and other official offline Mi retail partners.

Preliminary Verdict

This is Xiaomi’s latest premium flagship handset launch in the country since the Xiaomi Mi 5, which happened almost two years back. It seems the Chinese smartphone maker is taking the Indian market more seriously, and is pushing premium products into the market lately. Mi MIX 2 offers top notch specifications. It will go head-to-head against the likes of OnePlus 5, Nokia 8, iPhone 7 and the LG G6.

Xiaomi didn’t see much success with Xiaomi Mi 5 in India, like it did with it’s other quality budget phones. So, it will be interesting to see whether Mi MIX 2 can entice people to buy premium smartphones from Xiaomi.

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