After months of rumours and leaks, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S was launched today at an event held in Shanghai. Featuring a premium bezelless design and a dual rear camera setup assisted by AI, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is the company’s latest high-end smartphone.
Powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and an improved screen-to-body ratio compared to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, the Mi Mix 2S features a refined design compared to its predecessor. Xiaomi has launched the Mix 2S starting at 3299 CNY, which is roughly Rs 33,800.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S specifications
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, offering a pixel density of 403 PPI. While it was initially rumoured to come with a notch on the top right, the final design has revealed that Xiaomi is skipping the notch design for now. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Running on Android 8.0 Oreo, the device comes with MIUI 9 skinned on top. It is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. It comes in three variants – 6GB RAM + 64/128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage options.
Coming to the camera department, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S features a dual 12MP rear camera setup. One of the 12MP sensors is a wide angle lens and the other one is a telephoto lens. With a pixel size of 1.4um and Optical Image Stabilisation, Xiaomi claims that the Mi Mix 2S has the company’s best camera on a phone yet. The smartphone also comes with Dual Pixel Phase Detection Autofocus, dedicated object detection thanks to AI and portrait mode as well.
On the front, the device comes with a 5MP front camera for selfies and video calling.
Other features of the Mi Mix 2S include a fingerprint sensor, dual SIM, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, Infrared, Wireless charging, USB Type C port, but it misses out on the 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone is powered by a 3400mAh battery and comes with Fast charging support.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S pricing and availability
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is priced at 3299 CNY for the 6GB + 64GB model, 3599 CNY for the 6GB + 128GB model and 3999 CNY for the 8GB + 256GB model. Exact details about the phone’s launch in India are not known yet.