Xiaomi recently launched the Mi Mix 2S at an event held in Shanghai, they made it clear that the company added a new goal, targeting the best-priced smartphone and the best flagship device as well.
Xiaomi also announced that they are planning to launch two smartphone devices every year, OnePlus followed the same with its flagship series, though they might change that after the launch of OnePlus 6. The new Mi Mix 2S has all the hardware, technology that you can find on a premium smartphone.
Xiaomi bodly compared itself to iPhone X for its camera demonstration, Mi Mix 2S is now equip with AI Technology and other features that can be found on Samsung and others. It is also powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, benchmark records on Antutu are 277,178. The processor is clocked up to 2.8GHz with Adreno 630.
Mi Mix 2S has a full ceramic body that comes with a frame built with 7000 series aluminum, on the front a Full View 2.0 screen that covers the entire device, Xiaomi also claims that this new version will have a narrower and better screen-to-body ratio than Mi Mix 2.
Big changes in the camera, where Xiaomi introduced two 12MP sensors, one with regular lens, 1.4 ultra pixels and a telephoto lens for better bokeh and optical zoom.
Xiaomi also claimed that the 12MP Sony IMX363 camera on the Mi Mix 2S is better than other devices with 20MP module, quite bold claim 🙂 They also increased the autofocus speed by have a pixel autofocus technology along with phase detection system, the said module has an aperture of f/1.8.
The company invested a lof of time in the optics of Mi Mix 2S, though the front shooter is still have a 5MP which is located at the bottom-right of the device. It also comes with AI mode, which aimes to improve the bokeh effects as per the liking of the user, bokeh pictures can be captured dynamically can also be saved as a video. While the front supports portait mode.
Mi Mix 2S scored 101 in DxOMark test, which is bette than Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ and Google Pixel 2. The only downside is the video which scores at 99. Overall score of the device ends up at 97, which is close to Apple iPhone X.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S will be availabe in three variants with two colors, 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which is priced at $526, 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage will be priced at $573 and the 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage will be $637.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S will be available in black and white colors, they are already on sale in China. No date yet about the release in US and EU countries.
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