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Xiaomi Announces Mi MIX 2 With 5.99" 18:9 Full Screen Display, Snapdragon 835 And 8GB RAM

Last year in October, Xiaomi released their Mi Mix which we all thought was nothing more than a concept with its bezel-less display, giant curved-edge 17:9 screen, and ceramic. Even Xiaomi said that it is an concept phone with a price which is around $516 and could be bought by anyone.

But today, the company goes even further than its predecessor with the Mi Mix 2. Representing a 5.99" inch screen crammed into a body that's 11.9% smaller. The chin of the phone is reduced of the original Mi Mix, and the display is now the same 18:9 aspect ratio we've seen employed by Samsung in its 2017 flagships. The piezoelectric earpiece is replaced by a more traditional speaker, which now takes up a little bit more space at the top of the screen. The front camera remains below the screen, aided by an ultrasonic proximity sensor.

It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile platform with 6GB of RAM and there is also a Special Edition with 8GB of RAM. It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor and a 5-megapixel camera on the front on the right bottom that also supports face recognition.

It has a ceramic body and uses Cantilever piezoelectric ceramic acoustic system instead of a standard earpiece, allowing you to listen to calls without the earpiece, similar to the predecessor. It also has sound guided speaker that has 50mW high power speaker with sound guided tube for an enhanced audio experience. It has support for 6 modes and 43 bands. As we already know, world renowned designer Philippe Starck is the designer of the phone.

Here are all the specs of the devices : 

OSAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9
Display5.9-inch IPS LCD, 2160 x 1080 (403ppi), 18:9
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835
GraphicsAdreno 540
Storage64GB, 128GB or 256GB
Memory6GB or 8GB
Rear Camera12MP, Sony IMX 386, f/2.0, 1.25-micron pixels, 4-axis OIS, two-tone flash
Video Recording4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera5MP, 1080p video
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 ac, MU MIMO, 2x2 MIMO LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/BeiDou
Dimensions151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7mm
OtherRear fingerprint scanner, USB-C, Quick Charge 3.0 (9V/2A), Dual nano-SIM slot
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 comes in Black color for the standard version with four-sided curved ceramic body with aluminium alloy frame and costs 3299 yuan (US$ 506 / Rs. 32,350 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version, 3599 yuan (US$ 552 / Rs. 35,280 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 6GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs 3999 yuan (US$ 613 / Rs. 39,210 approx.).

The Mi MIX 2 Special Edition with full ceramic body comes in Black and White colors and costs 4699 yuan (US$ 721 / Rs. 46,060 approx.) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version.