Xiaomi Mi Mix Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Xiaomi Mi Mix at a Glance:-

Xiaomi is now in news for launching the innovative concept smartphone with nearly bezel free display. To perform best, company added latest CPU from Qualcomm ie. Snapdragon 821.  Handset also has some of Advantages/ Pros and Cons/ Disadvantages which are describe below. The key features in this Smartphone are 6.4 inches Full HD Display, Snapdragon 821 Quad-core 2.35 GHz processor, 16 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary camera, 265 GB Internal Storage, 6 GB RAM and 4400 mAh battery.

Design of Phone
This gadget is looking like futuristic Concept Smartphone with Nearly Bezel free display. Calling speaker hidden behind the screen, Actually there is Sonar-based sensor using ceramic vibrations to allow for the audio from a call to be heard. The rear panel and frame of the phone is made up of ceramics which is resistant to accidental scratches for long run. As usual the power and volume buttons are fixed on the right edge while bottom has USB Type C Cable and Speaker Grille, 3.5mm audio jack is located on the top.

Quality of Display
Futuristic Sci-fi fictional design is now reality made by Xiaomi however the same kind of Bezel free design phone "Sharp Aquos Xx" was launched by the Japanese Company but this design is getting popularity because of the Xiaomi Mi Mix, It is configured with the 1080 x 2040 pixels resolutions and 362 ppi of display density. although it is not a flagship configuration but screen is not less than impressive and crisp to watch the photo and videos. 

Performance with Snapdragon Chipset
In this handset Xiaomi offers latest Snapdragon 821 processor and Adreno 530 GPU coupled with 6 GB RAM, means whatever you through on this phone it can handle everything with ease either latest heavy games or using it for multi-tasking. So if you are more in gaming this can be a perfect device for you because of a bigger display and high end processor with sufficient RAM.

Photo Quality 
When we come to Camera department, Xiaomi tried to make it Best by adding a 16 MP sensor with phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash but to overcome from shaky photographs they haven't added OIS so this camera is slightly more sensitive to shakiness as compared to Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge or One Plus 3 although there is EIS but it can't help too much. All the photos taken in daylight condition with sufficient lightening are quite good in quality. The low light photographs are not much impressive as daylight but decent enough to upload in social media. front facing 5 MP camera is now relocated on the bottom side of screen able to capture pretty decent selfies.

Battery backup
4400 mAh non-removable battery is installed, that can easily give a battery backup of one full day, Display brightness is 500 nit to reduce the battery charge battery, it is good to see that it also offering fast-charging technology 3.0


Specification of Xiaomi Mi Mix

Operating System
OS- Android 
OS Version- v6.0 (Marshmallow) 
  
Chipset
CPU- Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
Clock Speed- 2.35 GHz Kryo  
Core- Quad-core 
GPU- Adreno 530

Screen and Display
Type- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 
Size- 6.4 inches  
Display Resolution- 1080 x 1920 pixels  
Display Reinforced- 
Display Density- 362 ppi 
Screen-Body Ratio- 91.3%

Camera
Rear- 16 MP
Front- 5 MP  
Max. Video Resolution- 2160p 
Max Video Frames- 120fps@720p

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 158.8 x 81.9 x 7.9 mm
Form- Bar 
Weight- 209 grams

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
3G- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 
Bluetooth- v4.2 
WiFi- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Headphone Jack- 3.5mm

Sensors
Proximity- Yes 
Accelerometer- Yes 
Light- Yes 
Gyroscope- Yes
Fingerprint- Yes 

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 128/256 GB
External (SD)- N/A
RAM- 4/6 GB

SIM
SIM Type- Nano-SIM
SIM Support- Dual-SIM

Battery
Capacity- 4400 mAh
Stand By-  
Talktime- 

Phone’s Available Colour- Black


Pros of Xiaomi Mi Mix

  • 6.4 inches Full HD crisp display without Bezels.
  • Good option for heavy user as it has Snapdragon 821 & 6 GB RAM.
  • Support Fast-charging technology 3.0
  • 256 GB internal Storage to save your data.
  • Can shoot 4K videos.
  • Quick Ball allow easy navigation.
  • Full NFC Functionality.
  • Maximum utilization of front panel as it has 91.3% screen-to-body ratio.

Cons of Xiaomi Mi Mix

  • Ceramic makes the phone slippery in hand. 
  • Night vision of camera is not up to the mark.
  • 16 MP primary camera missing OIS.
  • Battery is non-removable.
  • Card slot is missing for extending the memory.
  • The FM Radio is not provided.
  • Ceramic vibrations to allow for the audio during call can be annoying for many people.

Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Mi Mix

If you bored with old smartphone design and want to experience a concept kind of smartphone with high end features like Bezel free screen, Snapdragon 821 Chipset, 16 MP camera etc. you can definitely choose this smartphone. Company selling this phone under $600 to $700 with limited stock however there are many phablet already available in market like Lenovo Phab 2 Plus and Xiaomi Mi Max

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Sameer Gwasikoti
4.5 of 5

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