The company is expected to launch Mi MIX 3 as the successor to last year’s Mi MIX in the latter half of this year. Now, the latest leaks from China hints the company to launch the Mi MIX 2S in the next few weeks. It said to be unveiled before the MWC 2018 event scheduled for next month end.
As of now, there is not much information about this new Mi MIX 2S smartphone. Compared to the original Mi MIX 2, the upcoming Mi MIX 2 might not get many changes. We might get more details about this upcoming device in the coming days. Earlier, the Mi MIX 2, it was launched in October in India for Rs. 35,999 and it is now retailing for Rs. 32,999. It comes with a metal frame and ceramic back body.
On the front is the 5.99-inch edge-to-edge display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It packs a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. The variant launched in India came with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal 2.1 storage. There is a circular fingerprint sensor on the rear for unlocking the device with ease.
In the camera department, the Mi MIX 2 sports a 12MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture,and 4-axis OIS. For selfies, there is a 5MP front-facing camera that comes with facial recognition technology. As seen on the Mi MIX, the Mi MIX 2 also sports a front-facing camera beneath the display. The Mi MIX 2 lacks the 3.5mm audio jack, and the users need to connect the charging cable or the headphones via a single USB Type C port.
A year after launching the concept bezel-less smartphone, Xiaomi came up with the refined version of the Mi MIX called Mi MIX 2. Surprisingly, the company is now going for a mid-year upgrade for the Mi MIX lineup. As rumors suggested, this new device will be called as Mi MIX 2s and comes with the front-facing camera placed on the top right corner.
Under the hood, we might see the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. With the Mi MIX 2S, the company will also introduce the dual cameras in the Mi MIX lineup. Apart from the fingerprint sensor, this new device will also support Face Unlock to authenticate the device. If the rumors are to believed, the Mi MIX 2S will be world’s second smartphone to feature an under-display fingerprint sensor
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S to Launch on March 27th in China. Xiaomi is long rumored to be launching the Mi MIX 2S as an upgrade to the Mi MIX 2 smartphone. While it is expected to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, the company has now officially confirmed to unveil the Mi MIX 2S smartphone on March 27th in China. While the Mi MIX 2 came with Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, the upcoming Mi MIX 2S will be coming with Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform.
The teaser image posted by Xiaomi on Weibo also revealed the AnTuTu score of Mi MIX 2S as 2,73,741. This score is higher than Xiaomi’s BlackShark gaming smartphone which is leaked to sport the Snapdragon 845 SoC and 8GB of RAM. With the Mi MIX 2S, Xiaomi is rumored to introduce the dual camera setup for the first time in MIX smartphones. Even the rear-facing fingerprint sensor will be replaced by an under display fingerprint sensor.