• Meet Xiaomi’s Jaw-Dropping Mi Mix



    Your eyes are not deceiving you. This thing is real, and it's coming to China November 4th.

    Xiaomi's latest phablet has an astonishing 91.3% screen to body ratio—in other words, it's a 6.4 inch display in the body of a current 5.7 inch phone. And that body is entirely ceramic, with all sorts of innovations by the Chinese company and design partner Philippe Starck. The traditional top-mounted sensors have been replaced by all-new tech—the earpiece is now piezoelectric, the infrared proximity sensor now ultrasonic. About the only design concession is the front-facing camera, which has been relocated to the bottom-right corner of the phone's chin. There are no capacitive buttons down there; the Mi Mix uses soft keys instead.

    The value proposition is no less impressive. For ¥3,499 (about $516 USD), here's what you get:

    Snapdragon 821 processor running Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    1080 x 2040 pixel LCD display @ 362 ppi
    4 GB RAM / 128 GB of storage
    16 MP rear camera with phase-detection autofocus / 5 MP camera on front
    4400 mAh Quick Charge 3.0 battery
    Dual nano SIM support
    Included leather case

    ¥3,999 ($590 USD) will get you the Mi Mix 18K, with 6 GB of RAM, 256 GB of storage and—you guessed it—18-karat gold accents around the camera and fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone.

    If I see a Mi Mix during my upcoming trip to Hong Kong I just might have to get one. For science, or something...

    Sources: GSMArena, MIUI Forums via The Verge

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    Comments 5 Comments
    1. vvk's Avatar
      vvk -
      Impressive!
    1. Ipse's Avatar
      Ipse -
      Can you get me one too...for science of course
      Color me impressed.

      BTW...I got into Xiaomi automation and it's really cool hardware. Software...not so much.
    1. acurrie's Avatar
      acurrie -
      Is this what you're talking about? I had no idea that even existed...
    1. barryspar's Avatar
      barryspar -
      It's to let the Chinese control your house.
    1. Certified Sammy's Avatar
      Certified Sammy -
      The specs and design really looks fascinating.