2018 was the year of bezel-less phones, We saw phones like Vivo Nex, Oppo Find X and much more which are having a much thinner bezel. And Xiaomi is also now of them they started this innovation with the Mi Mix which is one of the first bezel-less kind of phones. And now they launched the third phone, Yes the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and that too without a ‘notch’. Recently Xiaomi held a launch event in Palace Museum which is one of China’s most important historical landmark and launched the world’s first commercial 5G phone, the Mi Mix 3 with extremely thin bezels. It is the successor to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s which was launched in 2017.
The new Mi Mix 3 has a sliding panel which hides the dual front cameras and essential sensors. Xiaomi has lab tested the sliding screen and claims it has a life expectancy of 300,000 slides. It has a four-sided curved ceramic back and a screen to body ratio of 93.4 %. It has dual front cameras and dual rear cameras with AI beautification. The smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor which is mounted on the back of the device.
The Mi Mix 3 has a 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 2340 x 1080 px resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The AMOLED panel has a 60000:1 contrast ratio and 600 nit brightness level. The rear camera setup has dual 12 MP + 12 MP sensors with f/1.8 & f/2.4 apertures. The front camera uses a Sony IMX576 24 MP sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor. The rear cameras can capture 2160p 4K video & slow motion videos at 960 fps. The device has a Night Mode camera option which the company claims can take excellent low light photographs. At the launch event, Xiaomi also said that the device has the highest DXOMARK camera score on any smartphone which is 108.
The Mi Mix 3 runs on the Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 processor and is available in 3 storage capacities which are as follows:
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM
- 8 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM
- 10 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM
It also supports wireless charging at up to 10 Watts and the company will ship one with the device.
Price and Availability:-
The Mi Mix 3 is available in 3 color options which are Blue, Green & Black. Prices for various models are as listed:
- Mi Mix 3 6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM – 3,299 ¥ (around Rs. 34,800/-)
- Mi Mix 3 8 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM – 3,599 ¥ (around Rs. 38,000/-)
- Mi Mix 3 10 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM – 3,999 ¥ (around Rs. 42,200/-)
The smartphone is currently available only in China but we expect the company to launch the smartphone in India soon