Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s with SD845, upgraded dual cameras, and no notch launched in China

Mi Mix 2s launched

Xiaomi has launched the much-awaited Mi Mix 2s in China today. The phone is the first flagship by Xiaomi in 2018. It comes as a successor to the Mi Mix 2 which took the bezel-less brigade to the next level. The Mi Mix 2s looks stunning with absent bezels and comes in two colours – Black and Ceramic White. It costs Yuan 3,299 (Rs 34,000) for the 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant.

The specs and features of the phone are pretty impressive, as expected. Lei Jun outed some important information regarding the specs and price of the Mi Mix 2s. Let’s look at the phone in detail.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s: specs and features

It has a Full Screen 2.0 and we are glad that it has avoided the prevalent notch design. It has a full ceramic unibody and an aluminium frame. However, the ceramic build is only for the White coloured variant. The Black coloured variant has a reflective back.

Mi Mix 2s

The Mi Mix 2s runs on the power efficient and AI-powered Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU. The phone has three variants -6GB RAM + 64GB ROM, 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM and 8GB of RAM + 256GB of ROM.

Portrait shot on Mi Mix 2s

Coming to the cameras, the phone has an AI-enabled dual camera setup on the back. The 12MP + 12MP sensors are capable of detecting scenes and optimizing them with the help of AI. The primary sensor of the rear camera is a wide-angle lens and the second is the telephoto lens. The rear camera comes with an LED Flash, Dual PDAF, Optical Zoom, OIS and a bigger 1.4μm pixel size. The company showed many comparisons between iPhone X and the Mi Mix 2s to establish the prowess of the latter’s photography.

Check these images in full resolution here.

Low light photography on Mi Mix 2s

Portrait mode is even better with clearer bokeh effects, says Xiaomi. You can even change the blurred backgrounds in portrait shots, thanks to the AI. A smart feature which can search a specific photo from a million pictures, can give you clothing advice, text people according to your instructions, and basically be your Love Guru. DxOMark gave a whopping 101 score to the phone’s photography and called it an able competitor of the iPhone X.

The selfie camera is also AI-enhanced and can take blurred background selfies. The AI camera is one of the biggest USPs of the Mi Mix 2s. There is also a feature to translate documents like food menu with currency conversions. The phone adopts ARCore technology which enables incredible, mobile AR experiences.

A shot clicked on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s

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The phone is the first device by Xiaomi to support Qi wireless charging with 7.5W fast charging. The 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM variant will have a free wireless charger with it. This version will sell for Yuan 3,999 (Rs 41,500 approx). The 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM version will sell for Yuan 3,599 (Rs 37,000 approx). The fingerprint sensor resides on the back, just beneath the vertical dual camera setup. 

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