Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Rumor Roundup: Features, Specifications and Release Date

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is expected to feature Super AMOLED display instead of IPS alongside a 93 percent screen to body ratio. Expected to unveil in Q3 2017, the upcoming Mi Mix 2 will be equipped with rounded corners coupled with the ceramic body and piezoelectric ceramic acoustic technology.

Meanwhile, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun recently confirmed that Phillipe Starck had been again given the job of designing the handset. To recall, Starck had designed the original Mi Mix launched in October 2016. Hence, we can expect something awesome in the upcoming release with premium specifications.

Based on the initial leaks, the bottom edge of the forthcoming Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will be smaller than the previous counterpart. Even though the SAMOLED display will be a significant upgrade, the service and replacement cost will be expensive and unaffordable. Imaging, your smartphone display develops a crack. You need to spend almost 80 percent of the cost of the phone to replace the display panel. To prevent damages to the display, we expect the company to integrate Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 specifications

  • 6.4-inch Full HD display
  • Snapdragon 821 processor
  • 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB internal storage
  • 21MP rear camera (16MP+5MP dual sensor also a possibility)
  • 8MP front-facing shooter
  • 5000mAh fast charging battery
  • Fingerprint sensor

Like in the Mi Mix, the second variant will also ship with 18K gold plated rings around the camera and fingerprint snapper. The Chinese-based smartphone company will also integrate several new features to the next edition of Mi Mix. Naturally, the price of the phone will be 20 percent more than the currently available Mi Mix. The handset will launch in October 2017 initially in China. With several months left for the release, we expect more leaks and rumors in the coming months.

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It remains to be seen as to when the company will launch the smartphone in India. In all probability, we are not expecting the release of the handset in India due to price considerations.

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