Xiaomi launched the much awaited Mi Mix 2 with ultra thin bezels and a reduced chin size of 12%. The Mi Mix 2 is the successor of the Mi Mix that was launched last year .At the launch of Mi Mix, the company launched a special edition of the phone having 18k gold rims around the camera and fingerprint sensor. Continuing this trend, it has launched a special edition of Mi Mix 2 as well that sports a similar gold ring around the rear camera. Let’s take a look at what more the company is offering with this phone.
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Mi Mix 2 has a 5.99-inch full HD display and Mi Mix with a screen size of 6.4-inch . So, the size of the device has actually gone down which should make it more portable.here is not much difference as the Mi Mix comes with the aspect ratio of 17:9, it is a minor tweak, but this new resolution is being now widely adopted which will make a big difference.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 sports a 12-megapixel camera with dual tone flash and a 5-megapixel front shutter with facial recognition. On the back, Xiaomi is using the superb Sony IMX 386 sensor with 1.25 um pixels. This alone is quite a big update because the original Mi Mix had a horrible 16-megapixel camera so no matter what Xiaomi did the camera was bound to be better, but this is a huge update. The front camera retains the same 5-megapixel resolution
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor clocked at 2.45 GHz and Snapdragon 821 which was there on the Mi Mix, the 835 is much faster and more efficient and that happens despite it having twice as many cores as the Snapdragon 821. Mi Mix 2 also has 6/8GB Ram and 64/128GB Rom as opposed to 4/6GB Ram and 64/128GB Rom on the standard Mi Mix.Micro SD is not supported in both.
Xiaomi’s new phone comes packed in a four sided curved ceramic body placed inside in an aluminium frame and weighs 185 grams. On the other hand, the predecessor lacks the aluminium frame and weighs around 209 grams. So overall, this is much smaller and lighter phone which should make it better for most consumers.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 comes with a 3400mAh battery which is smaller as compared to Mi Mix that has a 4400mAh battery to fuel it up. However, both the phones have the Quick Charge 3.0 that promises to increase the charging speed by 20%. Mi Mix 2 with MIUI 9 based on Android 7 Nougat which is better than MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow in Mi Mix.