Oct 26, 2016 09:42 AM EDT
Xiaomi Mi Mix is A Rushed iPhone 8? Cheaper Alternative to Google Pixel! No Rumor, Here's The Review!
If smartphone geeks want to know how iPhone 8 will likely be designed, they can look at Xiaomi Mi Mix.
Xiaomi Mi Mix design is similar to the rumored iPhone 8
An edge-to-edge screen with no physical home button - the Xiaomi Mix can be the benchmark of how future smartphones should be designed. A complete ceramic body encasing advanced components - Mi Mix is a sleek phone with 209 grams of weight. It's got dimensions of 158.8 x 81.9 x 7.9 mm and topped with MIUI 8 interface.
The design is an interesting topic as many Apple rumors hint a bezel-less phone coming next year. According to BGR, Apple might remove the physical home button on iPhone 8. If the rumors are to be believed, then it is safe to assume that Mi Mix is leading the competition by making the dreamed concept come alive.
Xiaomi Mi Mix technical specifications
The Mi Mix edgeless display has 2040 x 1080 pixels resolution on its 6.4-inch screen. Under the hood, potential users can expect powerful performance similar to Google Pixel. It has Snapdragon 821 with two options of RAM, 4 and 6 GB; and two options of storage: 128GB and 256GB. The only drawback is that Mi Mix has no microSD card slot for memory expansion.
The optics department pairs 16 MP (with dual LED flash, PDA and advanced software EIS gyro, that ensures steady shots) and 5 MP of front-facing camera. The connectivity includes Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC.
When it comes to battery capacity, Xiaomi seems to be the most generous among the others. It brings a whopping 4,400 mAh capacity with quick-charging feature into the Mi Mix. The fingerprint scanner works fast, too.
For those looking for a more premium model, Xiaomi offers 256 GB internal phone variant with 24k gold plated ring circling the camera module. The 4GB Xiaomi Mi Mix is priced at around $516 as for the 6GB model is priced at around $590, SlashGear reported.