India did not receive the Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship phone that was launched earlier in this year in China. However, reports claimed that India would be receiving another Xiaomi flagship smartphone later in this year instead of Mi 6. It seems that the rumor mill was talking about the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 as the Chinese manufacturer has unleashed it today in New Delhi, India. The company had unveiled the Mi MIX 2 in China alongside the Mi Note 3 in the previous month.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 has a ceramic body that is curved at all four sides and it features a 7000-series aluminum alloy frame. It weighs 185 grams and its dimensions are 151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7 mm.
It is fitted with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display that produces an aspect ratio of 18:9. It produces FHD+ resolution of 2,060 x 1,080 pixels and carries support for DCI-P3 color gamut. It does not feature an earpiece but the display is embedded with a speaker. The fingerprint scanner resides on the backside of the phone.
The Mi MIX 2 has a 2.45 GHz Snapdragon 835 chipset and 6 GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 128 GB. It has a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 camera with 4-axis OIS. The 5-megapixel selfie camera is coupled with facial recognition function.
The Xiaomi phablet comes loaded with MIUI 9 flavored Android 7.1 Nougat. It includes connectivity features like dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, v5.0 Bluetooth and USB-C. The phablet is fueled by 3,400mAh battery.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Pricing and Availability in India
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will be available with a pricing of Rs. 35,999 in India. The Chinese manufacturer will be carrying out a special preview sale on Oct. 17 through Flipkart and Mi.com. The handset will be generally available in the first week of the next month through two websites. It will be also available through offline channels and Mi Home stores.
Apart from zero percent EMI offer, there are no launch offers available for Mi Mx 2. Also, India will not be receiving the Special Edition Mi MIX 2 that features a ceramic unibody chassis that features 8 GB of RAM.