Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 & Mi Note 3 Are Official Now

Xiaomi has announced 2 of its new devices today including a predecessor of the Xiaomi Mi Mix called the Mi Mix 2 and the next phone in the Note series called the Mi Note 3. Both the devices come with great offerings. Here’s everything that you need to know about the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and the Xiaomi Mi Note 3.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Last year when Xiaomi released the original Xiaomi Mi Mix, it quickly attracted the audience in masses. Xiaomi Mi Mix point of attraction was its bezel-less design. The device sported an edge-to-edge display which looked absolutely stunning. It didn’t take long for the Mi Mix to become a trendsetter. Manufacturers like Samsung and LG followed the footsteps of Xiaomi and introduced the new infinity and bezel-less displays on their phones. The Mi Mix 2 simply enhances the spec-sheet that we saw on the Xiaomi Mi Mix.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has been trimmed down in the size aspect as compared to the original Xiaomi Mi Mix. The phone now flaunts a 6-inch display which was 6.4 inch on its predecessor. Xiaomi has opted for a slimmer aspect ratio. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has 18:9 screen aspect ratio as compared to the 17:9 aspect ratio of the Mi Mix. This phone comes with a ceramic back which is tougher and not so easy to break, according to Xiaomi. The back has a camera bump, there is no dual-rear camera setup. Mi Mix 2 comes with a 12 MP single camera setup. An earpiece can be found on the top of the screen which wasn’t there on the Mi Mix. The front bezel has also got slimmer with a 5 MP camera located on the bottom right.

Being a flagship device, the Mi Mix 2 comes with Snapdragon 835 CPU with Adreno 540 GPU. The phone has a RAM of 6 GB. Storage options are 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. A 3,400 mAh battery is fixed inside which is a huge downgrade from the 4,400 mAh battery of the Mi Mix. The Mi Mix 2 runs on Android 7 Nougat out of the box. A few features that might disappoint some users are the lack of a headphone jack, wireless charging, and water-protection.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 also supports a vast variety of bands. The phone supports up to 43 different network bands to work with more US carriers. There is another special edition of the Mi Mix 2 with the entire body made out of a single piece of ceramic. The special edition Mi Mix 2 offers 128 GB storage and a RAM of 8 GB.

As far as the pricing is concerned, the 64 GB variant of the Mi Mix 2 will cost around $506, 128 GB variant will cost $552 and 256 GB variant will cost $613. The special edition Mi Mix 2 comes out with a price tag of $720. We are not sure whether this phone will find its way to the markets worldwide or it will be limited to a few countries just like its predecessor.

Xiaomi Mi Note 3

Mi Note 3 is another star of Xiaomi’s show where it displayed the Mi Mix 2. Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is built inside an aluminum frame. The phone has a glossy back that creates a mirror-like effect. The Mi Note 3 comes with a 5.5-inch display. Xiaomi has powered it up with Snapdragon 660 CPU. There is a 6 GB RAM with storage options of 64 and 128 GB. Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is a little bit smaller as compared to its predecessor. Xiaomi has trimmed down the bezels of this smartphone to make it look beautiful.

Mi Note 3 is equipped with a dual-rear camera setup having a 12 MP wide-angle lens and a 12 MP telephoto lens. Xiaomi has added some powerful features to the rear camera of the Note 3 and to show it off, it has released a number of samples.

The front camera on the Mi Note 3 has a 16 MP sensor and it comes with an Adaptable AI Beautifu Mode. This mode adds a more intense beauty effect to your pictures without disturbing the quality.

Mi Note 3 has a 3,500 mAh battery. It features a USB Type-C port. The phone also has facial recognition feature adding on more option to unlock your device. Mi Note 3 also runs on Android 7 Nougat out of the box. Xiaomi Mi Note 3’s 64 GB variant has a price tag of $385 and the 128 GB variant has a price tag of $445. Xiaomi hasn’t ousted a word on the availability of this device yet.



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