Finally, the Chinese company, Xiaomi has announced the long awaited Mi Mix 2s! Xiaomi co-founder Lei Jun says “We are comparing to iPhone X because people say it is the best phone. We just want to show we surpassed the best in many features,” in Shanghai.
The handset was launched today by 7am and it sparkles a lot of specifications and features. Xiaomi keeps wowing their customers with the amazing screen display. Alongside with the mobile phone, the company also launched the Mi Wireless Charger, Mi Gaming Laptop and Mi AI Speaker Mini.
Tho, the new phone comes with inspiring components, panels and wonderful designs, there is also some few cons. Lets see the key features on the Mix 2s;
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s – Specs
*. Screen Display: 5.99-inch, Full HD+ LCD display
*. Body build: Aluminum and ceramic
*. Colors: Black with gold trim and a White model with silver trim
*. Camera: 5MP front camera
– Rear: Dual 12MP camera, wide-angle lens with f/1.8 lens; the telephoto camera uses an f/2.4 lens
*. Wireless charging: Yes
*. Quick Charge 3: YES
*. Water and Dust-resistance: No
*. OS: Xiaomi’s MIUI 9.5, on top of Android 8.0 Oreo
*. Processor: 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
*. RAM: 8GB of RAM
*. Memory Storage: 64, 128, or 256GB of storage
*. Battery: 3,400mAh capacity
*. Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
*. Face ID: Yes
*. ARCore: Yes
Design and Display
The new Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s Smartphone comes with strong Aluminum and ceramic body build coming in with sleek, slim and curved ceramic body and 7000-series aluminium frame. Xiaomi says it’s the perfect marriage of technology and art.
On the display, you have a huge 5.99-inch, Full HD+ LCD display. With the Mi Mix 2s, you can see more and hold less. With an increased screen-to-body ratio.
On the back, you have a dual camera mega-pixels. Like the predecessor, the Mi Mix 2s is more comfortable in the hand. It is best operated on one hand. Xiaomi didn’t ditch the fingerprint sensor, as it is mounted on the back (rear) side under the camera.
Unfortunately, the new phone didn’t arrive with any certification. There is no Water resistance or dust resistance. So, you ought to be careful when holding the phone.
Xiaomi exclusively avoided the notch display that has been the trending design for Android smartphone makers. The front camera unlike the first rumors that circulated that, the Mi Mix 2s would arrive with a little notch that houses just the front selfie camera but officially, it has been shifted to the bottom display due to the full view display.
If you could remember, Xiaomi later launched the Mix 2 with a special edition that features full-ceramic “special edition” anyways, good news is that, the newly launched Mix 2s will also be launched with 18K gold detailing around the camera. It is available in white or black.
Camera and Connectivity
The camera is somewhat the selling point. Where you have 5MP ff located at the bottom display, well, it is not a new thing. But with the front facing camera, you can take wonderful selfies indoors and outdoors.
Meanwhile, on the back camera, where Xiaomi focuses on, you have dual camera pixels. A 12Mp f/1.8 wide-angle + 12Mp f/2.4 telephoto dual-camera with a built-in AI for on-the-fly translations and special background blurring effects. The Sony sensor has enlarged 1.4um pixels, 2x optical zoom and dual-pixel autofocus.
It also supports portrait mode effects as it is able to accurately distinguish between the subject and background, enabling precise background blurring.
It is quite impressive and it records a staggering 101 points in DxO Mark- the leading and trusted source in the industry for camera and lens image quality measurements and ratings —gave Mi MIX 2S a more higher photo rating, the second-highest ever photo score for a smartphone camera.
Xiaomi says the main, wide-angle camera is the “best camera it’s ever used,” There is the ARCore and Face ID also.
Performance and Storage
The Mi Mix 2s comes with a great performance review as it runs smoothly and efficiently with the new 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with the new Adreno 630 graphics, which gives up to 30 percent higher performance and up to 30 percent lower power consumption.
On the Operating system, it runs on Xiaomi’s MIUI 9.5, on top of Android 8.0 Oreo and you have a huge 8GB of RAM and a 6GB RAM version. Enabling you to run many apps at a higher speed. Mi MIX 2S achieved a score of 277,178.
While on the memory storage, it comes in different variants, Mix 2s 64GB, Mix 2s 128GB and Mix 2s 256GB and you can store up more apps, musics, videos, movies and many others.
Battery and Security
Just like the Mix 2, the new 2s arrives with the same 3400mAh battery capacity to keep your phone house on for at least a full day. There is also fasting charging technology; Qualcomm Quick Charge v3 through its USB-C port.
And also, the Mi Mix 2S is the first Xiaomi phone to support wireless charging. With a wireless charging coil, which supports the Qi spec and will be accompanied by a new optional wireless charging pad from Xiaomi.
The Mix 2s comes with Fingerprint sensor at the back with Face ID that supports facial recognition allowing you to unlock your Smartphone using the front selfie camera. Other form of securities are also involved.
Pricing and Availability
In China the Mi Mix 2S goes up for pre-order today at 6pm, and will officially go on sale on 3 April. The price is
Update: Recently, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s shows up again with video of the Mix 2s using wireless charging. It this turns out to be true, then, the Mi Mix 2s would be arriving with Wireless charging.
Mi Mix 2s is priced starting at 3299 yuan (Rs 34,000 approx) for 6GB RAM and 64GB storage option. The 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant cost 3599 (Rs 37,000 approx) yuan. The higher-end 8GB RAM 256GB storage option will be available at 3999 (Rs 41,400 approx) yuan.