Xioami to take on Apple’s iPhone X with bezel-less Mi MIX 2 smartphone having Snapdragon 835 processor
It can be safely said that Apple is copying Samsung S8 by bringing out a bezel-less iPhone X. The iPhone X is said to cost upwards of $1000 for its bezel-less design and OLED screen.
Xioami, one of the top Android smartphone makers from China has decided to take on Apple as well as Samsung with its own version of bezel-less Android smartphone.
With Apple poised to announce its iPhone X today, Xiaomi has already unveiled the successor to its innovative Mi MIX smartphone at an ongoing event in Beijing. The Mi MIX 2 looks different from earlier Xiaomi Mi Android smartphones with a near bezel-less display and a larger screen. Xiaomi is looking to hit two birds with a single stone by taking on the bezel less Samsung Galaxy S8 as well as Apple iPhone X which will be launched today.
Here are the specs of the Mi MIX 2:
- 5.99-inch screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and 1080 x 2160 resolution
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor
- 6 GB RAM
- 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB internal storage options
- 12-megapixel rear camera
- 5-megapixel front camera
- Aluminium and ceramic curved build
- Global LTE support, multi-mode with 43 bands
- 3400 mAh battery
In addition to the standard Mi MIX 2 variant, Xiaomi has also unveiled a Special Edition Mi MIX 2 carved out of a single block of ceramic. This version will feature 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage and is priced at RMB 4699 ($721).
The standard versions of the Mi MIX 2 are priced at RMB 3299 ($506) for the 64 GB variant, RMB 3599 ($552) for the 128 GB variant and RMB 3999 ($613) for the 256 GB variant in China. Xiaomi has not divulged the global release date for Mi MIX 2 as well as Special Edition Mi MIX 2.