One of the most anticipated smartphone from the Chinese OEM, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S has now been officially launched and will be available in on online stores soon. The smartphone is a fast beast boasting of a massive 8GB of RAM.
It Looks like the Mi MIX 2 no doubt with lots of improved features. Sporting the much popular iPhone X-like dual rear shooters and a massive internal storage version of 256GB. The device is a complete package, but does it worth the money? Let’s find out.
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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Specs
・5.99-inch, FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 8.0 Oreo with 8GB/6GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6737M
・256GB/128GB/64GB built-in storage and doesn’t support memory card.
・12MP + 12MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・3400mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Made from a combination of Ceramics and Metal, the Mi MIX 2S is a beauty to behold and hold. At the rear, the iPhone X-like dual rear shooters are vertical at the top left corner with the dual-LED flash in between, dishing out a sleek and classy look.
The fingerprint scanner is in its usual position because there’s no space for that at the front. The beautiful device is a little bit bulky, measuring 8.7mm in thickness and weighing 189g overall. As usual, the device is available in White and Black colours.
Xiaomi maintained what the MIX series are known for here, an incredibly bezel-less screen with no top bezels whatsoever. However, the bottom bezel came out to play a little bit as it houses the selfie camera to the right.
The 5.99-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is simply majestical and stunning as usual. Boasting of a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 403 pixels per inch density. The camera boasts of a 1500:1 contrast ratio, 600 cd/m2, 95% NTSC, Color LED Notifications, stretches up to 83% screen to body ratio, while a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protects it all.
HARDWARE and SOFTWARE
Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip with 8-cores processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The processor reaches a jaw-dropping speed of 2.8GHz and has a 10nm process technology. Handling graphics is the Qualcomm Adreno 630 graphics processor.
There are two versions in terms of RAM, one with 8GB RAM and a much cheaper variant with 6GB RAM. Nonetheless, both of the RAM space reaches a memory speed of 1.866GHz. In terms of storage space, there are three versions with 64GB/128G/256GB space with no option to expand further. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with MIUI V9 skin out of the box and upgradable to Android 9.0
The dual 12MP (Sony) + 12MP (Samsung) shooters have f/1.8 and f/2.4 aperture respectively. The cameras are capable of capturing high-resolution images and a photo dimension of 4000 x 3000 pixels. The shooters also boast of a pixel size of 1.4μm,1/2.6-inch sensor wide-angle 26mm equivalent, 4-axis OIS and 4K video recording. The 5MP selfie camera at the bottom bezel has a f/2.2 aperture, a pixel size of 1.2μm and Face Recognition as well.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3400mAh battery with fast charging and wireless charging technology.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S is available for $599 to $749, that’s about (N200,000 – N250,000).
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Full Specifications
・Announced: February 2018
・Status: Available. March 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Metal + Ceramics
・Dimensions: 74.9 x 150.8 x 8.7 mm
・Colour: White, Black
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 403ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 83%
・Operating system: Android 8.0
・Processor: Octa-core 2.8GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
・Graphics Processing Unit: Qualcomm Adreno 630
・Memory Card slot: No
・Internal storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 12MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, gyroscope, compass, barometer, hall, step detector, step counter
・USB: type 2.0
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes