Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, the smartphone which had received a price cut of Rs. 3,000 earlier this year in January. Now, the company has announced yet another permanent price cut for the smartphone, which brings the phone’s effective pricing to Rs. 29,999 (approximately $441).
The new pricing after the price drop is applicable on Xiaomi‘s online store Mi.com, Mi Home, as well as its retail partners, including online marketplace Flipkart. The Mi MIX 2 was first launched in India back in October last year at a price of Rs. 35,999 (approx. $530).
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 features a 5.99-inch Full-HD+ display with screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 835 processor, with Adreno 540 GPU and 8GB RAM.
The phone packs 128GB internal storage. Coming to the optics part, the phone comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis OIS, and 4K video recording. On the front side, there’s a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with facial recognition and 1080p video recording.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, and USB Type-C. Running on MIUI based on Android Nougat, the phone is powered by a 3,400mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
Recently, the company launched the successor of the Mi Mix 2, dubbed as Mi MIX 2S, which comes with the same 5.99-inch Full-HD+ display, but with the latest Snapdragon 845 processor and the same 3,400mAh battery. However, the Mi MIX 2S is unlikely to get launched in India.