Xiaomi launches the Mi MIX 3. The handset features magnetic pop up cameras, an AMOLED display, Snapdragon 845 processor.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 3
One of the year’s highly anticipated flagships, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3, is now official. The handset launched at the Forbidden City in China, and features a profound mix of technology and art.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 comes in with a lot of good features here. It features a ceramic back panel with an aluminum frame.
A 6.39-inch AMOLED display with an impressive 93.4% screen-to-body ratio dominates the front. The company ditched the notch, and went with pop-up cameras like the OPPO Find X to maximize the screen real estate.
The pop up cameras are powered by neodymium magnets that kicks in and raises the panel with a snap. For those thinking that this could easily break, the company claims it will have a life expectancy of 300,000 cycles.
The panel houses the 24MP + 2MP dual front cameras and sports a Sony IMX576 sensor with the secondary sensor providing depth information.
The 12MP + 12MP dual rear shooters have a 4-axix OIS and AI powered stabilization and light metering features.
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Inside, the phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with RAM/storage configurations of 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB, and 8GB+256GB. A 10GB+256GB Palace Museum Edition is also available for those who want more.
The Mi MIX 3 is runs on MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie. A 3,200 mAh battery powers the device with support for Quick Charge 4 and wireless charging.
Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 will be available in Jade Green, Sapphire Blue, and Onyx Black. It has a price of RMB3,299 for the 6GB+128GB model, RMB3,599 for the 8GB+128GB, and RMB3,999 for the 8GB+256GB. The 10GB+256GB Palace Museum Edition comes in at RMB4,999.
Converted locally, that’s roughly around PHP25,550, PHP28,000, and PHP31,000. The Palace Museum Edition will go for PHP38,700.
According to Xiaomi Philippines, the handsets are coming to the Philippines. Date and price are yet to be announced.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 specs:
|SPECS||XIAOMI MI MIX 3|
|Display||6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED Display (2340 x 1080), 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 93.4% Screen-to-Body Ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Processor||2.8GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor|
|GPU||Adreno 630 GPU|
|Storage||128GB/256GB UFS2.1 Storage|
|Rear Camera||12MP (f/1.8) + 12MP (f/2.4) Dual Rear Cameras, OIS, AI, 2x Optical Zoom|
|Front Camera||24MP + 2MP Dual Front Cameras, f/2.2, HDR, AI Beauty|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, Dual SIM|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Dual Band|
|GPS||GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Others||Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock, USB Type-C Port, NFC|
|OS||MIUI 10, Android 9 Pie|
|Colors||Jade Green, Sapphire Blue, Onyx Black|
|Dimensions||157.9 x 74.7 x 8.5 mm, 218 g|
|Battery||3,700 mAh Battery, Quick Charge 4, Wireless Charging|