The launch of the bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will also witness another device’s introduction, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3. Successors to the Mi Mix and Note 2 respectively, both phones will be launched in China on September 11th, 2017.
Specifications of the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 are rumoured to include a 5.8-inch OLED display, Snapdragon 835 SoC with Adreno 540 GPU, Android 7.0 Nougat, 128GB/256GB of internal capacity, 8GB RAM, non-removable 5200mAh battery, 23-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash and a 16-megapixel front snapper.
On the other hand, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will reportedly offer a screen-to-body ratio of 95 percent and will be carved in metal, instead of the predecessor’s ceramic construction. However, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is also designed by French designer Philippe Starck who designed its predecessor, the Mi MIX.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will feature a 6-inch display which will support an aspect ratio of 18:9. It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core 2.45GHz processor with Adreno 540 GPU. It is expected to come in two variants – 6GB of RAM with 128GB of internal storage and 8GB of RAM with 256GB of internal storage, with no provision for additional storage. The 6GB RAM model is expected to be priced at 3,999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 38,000 while 8GB RAM is said to be priced at 4,999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 48,000.
The Mi Mix 2 will have two SIM card slots with Dual Standby and will run Android 7.1 Nougat operating system with MIUI 9 on top. It is expected to be backed up by a 3,400 mAh battery. The smartphone is likely to sport a 12-megapixel dual camera setup on the rear and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The handset will also feature a USB Type-C port and Fingerprint sensor which is placed at the back of the device. For connectivity the smartphone offers 4G, WiFi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS / Glonass and micro USB. It will come with Ambient Light Sensor, Gravity Sensor and Proximity Sensor.