Mi MIX 2, the second-generation bezel-less smartphone by Xiaomi, will be launched in India on October 10. The Mi MIX 2 India launch date was announced by Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain, who had earlier confirmed that the handset will be released in the country soon after its unveiling in China without mentioning a date. According to a teaser shared by the company, the Xiaomi phone will be released at an event held in New Delhi. With its launch on October 10, the Mi MIX 2 will become the latest in a series of bezel-less smartphones in India, joining the likes of Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and Note 8, LG Q6, and Vivo V7+; iPhone X will join the list in November too.
In his announcement tweet on Wednesday, Manu Kumar Jain said, “The wait is over.. #MiMIX2 is coming to India! Come Oct 10 and hail the Mi MIX 2.”
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 price, specifications
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was launched by the company with a variant called Mi MIX 2 Special Edition. Notably, there are three variants of the Mi MIX 2 smartphone’s standard non-special edition. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was priced in China at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 32,300) for its 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, CNY 3,599 (roughly Rs. 35,300) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant, and CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 39,200) for the 6GB RAM/ 256GB storage variant.
If we talk about the special edition variant, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition, has been priced at priced at CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs. 46,000). The special edition variant comes with an all-ceramic body, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. Just like the last time, the announcement contains the name of Mi MIX 2 only, which makes it unclear if Xiaomi will launch Mi MIX 2 Special Edition in India as well.
Moving to the specifications, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 sports a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080×2160 pixels) 18:9 display with a pixel density of 403ppi and a DCI-P3 colour gamut. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at up to 2.45GHz and coupled with 6GB of RAM – up to 8GB RAM for the Special Edition (Mi MIX 2 Special Edition). It sports a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 sensor with 1.25-micron pixels, 4-axis optical image stabilisation, 5-piece lens, an f/2.0 aperture, as well as a facial recognition technology. On the front, it packs a 5-megapixel camera with the same facial recognition function. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, and USB Type-C.