Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and Mi Note 3 smartphones are set to launch today in Beijing. Xiaomi is ready to announce the two highly anticipated devices today in China at 2 PM CST. You will be able to watch the Xiaomi launch event in India at 11:30 am Indian Standard Time (IST). The live event can be streamed on Xiaomi’s own global website and also on its social media account on Facebook. This special launch event by Xiaomi interestingly comes before Apple is ready to announce its latest series of iPhones at an event in Cupertino tomorrow. Apple’s latest devices are expected to be called the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, according to latest leaks. Meanwhile, here’s a list of queries you might have regarding the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and Mi Note 3 regarding the expected price, specs, live streaming and more:
What is the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2? What are the expected specs, features and price of the smartphone?
Xiaomi’s phones are currently one of the most anticipated devices in the world, and especially in India. But the Mi Mix 2 holds special value, as it brings features found in flagship devices but at a fraction of their price. When Xiaomi had brought the Mi Mix phone, it had a bezel less display, with a 6.4-inch screen and a screen to body ratio of 91.3 per cent. While the phone was popular in China, it did not come to most global markets including India. When it comes to the Mi Mix 2, it has a slightly smaller screen of 6.2 inches and a screen to body ratio of 93 per cent. French Designer Philippe Starck, who had designed the Mi Mix smartphone, has also styled this version as well. He had shared a concept video of the device on his Facebook page which gave us a better look at the new bezel less device.
When it comes to Mi Mix 2 specifications, the smartphone could be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor. In terms of storage, the phone will pack either 6GB or 8GB RAM with 128GB and 256GB internal storage. The Mi Mix 2 could have a 19MP camera at the rear end. The device is said to introduce the 3D facial recognition feature. The Mi Mix 2 could be fueled by a 4500mAh battery. The features are itself an indication the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will have some of the best and sought after specifications and will be directly rivalled by the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, LG V30 and the Apple iPhone X.
What is the Xiaomi Mi Note 3? What are the expected specs, features and price of the smartphone?
Xiamo is also speculated to launch its Mi Note 3 apart from the Mi Mix 2 in Beijing. The company’s co-founder Lin Bin had posted a teaser related to the device on a social media platform. This gives us proof that the Mi Note 3 will finally launch. The Mi Note 3 is said to be a larger model of the Xiaomi Mi 6, which was launched earlier in 2017.
In terms of the specifications, the Mi Note 3 will likely have a 5.7-inch Quad HD AMOLED panel. The costly premium smartphone has been rumoured to arrive in two variants. One of the devices could sport a 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Meanwhile, another high-end version could come with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The mobile could be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor and will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 running on top. Mi Note 3 has been said to pack a 4070mAh battery.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and Mi Note 3 price in India: The Mi Note 3 price was leaked a while back. According to the reports, the 6GB RAM model could be priced around $599. This means the phone will come to India, priced somewhere around Rs 39,000. Meanwhile, the 8GB RAM model of the Mi Note 3 could be available at $699, which in India would be slightly above Rs 45,000.
When it comes to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, the 6GB RAM version has been speculated to be priced at RMB 3,999, which in India would be around Rs 39,461. Meanwhile, the 8GB RAM model is expected to cost around RMB 4,999, which in India would be around Rs 50,000.