Xiaomi launches Mi Mix 2 flagship in India

In India, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will cost Rs. 35,999/- for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The Mi MIX 2 comes with a hidden, sound-guided speaker which delivers sound from the top of the display. Xiaomi will also launch Mi noise-cancelling headphones with Type-C USB at Rs 2,999 and can be used with the Mi Mix 2. The Mi MIX 2 Special Edition is valued higher at ¥4,699 (about Rs 46,000).

Xiaomi learnt a lot from the original Mi Mix and it has applied those learnings in the successor.

What started by the original Mi Mix quickly gained momentum and filled the smartphone market with a myriad of bezel-less smartphones. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 4 to prevent any scratches to the edge-to-edge display. It produces FHD+ resolution of 2,060 x 1,080 pixels and carries support for DCI-P3 color gamut. The 5MP front-facing camera now comes with the facial recognition support and also offers 36 beauty modes. The lock button and volume rockers are premium to feel and easy to reach. Now Mi Mix 2 is launched today that is 10th October 2017. The Mi Mix 2 will face competition with OnePlus 5 and LG G6 that offer similar specifications in this price range. For the first time ever the company is also offering zero interest EMI on the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 across the platform, to lessen the burden on those, whose is planning to buy the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2. It is priced at Rs. 35999. This is something that's missing from the phone. It has a 12 megapixel Sony IMX386 camera on the back and a 5 megapixel camera on the front. Users can shoot 4K video at 30 fps using the rear camera. The front camera has been placed below the display at right corner. And we'll also have our own review up soon, so make sure to check back to see our full opinion about the device. There's no stereo speakers as well, something that you get in the company's Mi 6 smartphone. Other features include Android Nougat 7.1 with MIUI 9 on top, a 3400mAh battery, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB-C port, Quick Charge 3.0, and a ceramic finish.

Design The Mi Mix 2 has an aerospace-grade aluminium alloy frame with a ceramic rear panel. There are on-screen navigation buttons, though, so that's refreshing. You will find the SIM card tray at the left side.

  • Arturo Norris