Through the official Xiaomi MIX Weibo account, the Chinese smartphone maker has announced the arrival of the Sapphire Blue edition of the Mi MIX 3 right from the beginning of this 2019. The Sapphire Blue model of the smartphone comes with 8 GB of RAM and an internal storage of 128 GB. It carries a price tag of 3,599 Yuan (~$525).
Xiaomi introduced the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 smartphone to the world in October last year. At the launch event, the company had confirmed that thee MI MIX 3 will be available in colors like Black, Sapphire Blue and Emerald Green. However, since its launch, Xiaomi has been selling only the Black edition of the phone. Beginning from today, the Sapphire Blue model is available for purchase in the home market. The company is yet to release its Emerald Green version.
The 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage editions of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 are respectively priced at 3,299 Yuan (~$481), 3,599 Yuan (~$525) and 3,999 Yuan (~$584). These variants can be availed in Black while only the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB model can be bought in Sapphire Blue.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 is fitted with a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display. The notch-less screen supports full HD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The Snapdragon 845 chipset is present under the hood of the device. The handset lacks support for microSD card and 3.5mm audio jack. The slider of the MI MIX 3 houses 24-megapixel + 2-megpixel dual camera setup. Placed on the rear shell of the phone is 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel dual camera module.
A fingerprint scanner is available on the backside of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3. It is packed with a 3,200mAh battery that is enabled with support for Quick Charge 4+ and wires charging. Xioami has promised to release the Snapdragon 855 powered Mi MIX 3 5G edition in the first quarter of 2019.