Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Review: The $600 iPhone X Killer?

After several months of rumor, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 2, its new smartphone with a borderless screen. It becomes compatible with the international 4G frequencies. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was announced on September 11th and was designed by the French designer Philippe Starck.

The technical sheet is amazing, with a SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 6 GB RAM and 64, 128 or 256 GB storage, all under a full-screen borderless 5.99-inch screen with an amazing resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels.

It also features a 12 megapixel Sony IMX386 camera with wide-angle aperture and runs on the new version of their Android-based operating system: MIUI 9.

It is already available to pre-order on GearBest. It is the first Xiaomi smartphone to be compatible with the vast majority of international 4G bands, as you can see in the table below. If the new Xiaomi smartphone interests you this is currently one of the best deals on the market.

Design

Like the first model (the Mi MIX), Xiaomi offers a smartphone on which the screen almost covers the entire phone. Moreover, since according to the Chinese manufacturer, the screen covers 12% more of the phone.

Specifications

  • DCI-P3 5.9 inch screen 2160 x 1080 pixels
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 at 2.45 GHz
  • 6 GB of LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64 to 256 GB of UFS 2.1 storage
  • Sony IMX386 12 megapixels camera, lens f / 2.0 and photosites of 1.25 μm
  • Compatibility with international 4G
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n / ac and Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery 3400 mAh
  • USB Type-C with Quick Charge 3.0 (9V / 2A)
  • Aluminum and ceramic chassis
  • 151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7 mm
  • 185 grams

 

Where can I order the Mi MIX 2?

As mentioned above, the Mi MIX 2 is available on Gearbest (a trusted online shop selling gadgets and electronic devices) and comes in three versions:

  1. Xiaomi Mi MIX2 - 64gb ($647)
  2. Xiaomi Mi MIX2 - 128gb ($689)
  3. Xiaomi Mi MIX2 - 256gb ($779)

Shipping will start in the following days and you can be delivered everywhere around the globe.

Should we trust a Chinese brand?

Xiaomi is known for releasing high-quality products (often inspired by Apple) and has been on the market for many years. They released multiple laptops, android boxes, scooters, smartphones (such as the Xiaomi Mi5) that all received excellent reviews from customers all around the world.

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