Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 

price₹ 16,999 onwards

launchOct, 2017

29.0

excellence score

59.1

value for money score

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Design

  • Absolutely stunning edge-to-edge screen design - arguably one of the best designed Android phones ever - it's the kind of phone that you will recognise from 10 feet away
  • The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 not only stuns with its screen, but with the way it looks and feels all around - the frame is metal with curved corners for better hand-feel and rigidity, while the back is a solid slab of beautiful ceramic
  • The fingerprint reader works reliably and is fast - its center-stage position on the back is also quite functional

Display

  • The bezel-less design means you get a 6-inch screen in a phone that’s the same size as the OnePlus 5, which has a 5.5-inch screen - making for a device that is a pleasure to use on a day-to-day basis
  • On the whole, this is high screen-to-body ratio executed very well
  • The display looks brilliant because of the bezel-less design, but is otherwise, in terms of quality, not anything special - both viewing angles, and brightness levels are a notch below Samsung/LG/Apple flagships

Software

  • MIUI on top of Android is clean, feature-filled, relatively secure, plus it has an excellent theme engine
  • Another positive with the MIUI ecosystem is that the software is constantly updated and refined

Performance

  • Powerful, top-end hardware - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, and 6GB of RAM ensure flagship-grade, lightening quick performance throughout

Camera

  • Good set of rear and front cameras - whether its colour, detail, sharpness or composure, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is competent (even though not exceptional), and takes good pictures that check all the basic boxes - in good light as well as low light
  • The front camera position at the bottom right corner of the phone is awkward and will take time getting used to
  • The cameras are good but nothing special - the rear camera lacks the dual camera setup for bokeh effects that's the flavour of the season among other flagships - as a result, you’ll find the camera app a bit bare-bones in terms of features - overall, it doesn’t quite have the capability of the top camera phones in this price bracket - the OnePlus 5 or Honor 8 Pro

Audio

  • Decent audio quality via both headphones and speakers
  • There’s also no 3.5mm jack, so audio enthusiasts might be a bit disappointed, although you do get a 3.5mm-to-Type C adapter in the box

Battery

  • Good battery life - you will consistently get a full work day of usage
  • Support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 means that battery recharging is also quick

More

  • Also worth noting is that the phone has almost universal band support, which means that it’ll work with networks anywhere in the world
  • On the whole, the Mi Mix 2 is a phone that catches your eye, it’s a phone that lets you enjoy the big screen experience without feeling like a big phone, it’s a phone that feels good in your hands, it’s a phone that stands out in a crowd, and has people stop to ask you questions - and it's also a sign of Xiaomi growing up to now compete (and compete well) in the flagship category too

Expert Reviews

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  1. All said and done, we can safely say the Mi Mix 2 is an almost universal charmer
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  2. The Mi Mix 2 is the perfect bezel-less phone for Android fans
    cnet.com in-depth Read Review »
  3. The Mi Mix 2 offers incredible power, great looks and an excellent user interface experience at a price that puts many other top-tier phones to shame
    techradar.com in-depth Read Review »
  4. To Xiaomi’s credit, the Mi Mix 2 gets a lot right - the phone has a head-turning design, a great display, fantastic battery life, and excellent performance
    gadgets.ndtv.com in-depth Read Review »
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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 7.1 Nougat, Upgradeable to 8.0 OreoLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.99 inches
Screen Resolution1080x2160 pixels (~ 403 pixels per inch)
Display TypeIPS LCD
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal BezelsYes
Screen DesignClassic (No Notches)
Screen Refresh Rate60 HzStandard
Display Features
  • Sunlight Display
  • Night Display
  • Reading Mode
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Barometer
  • Hall Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor2.45 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835Ranked #26 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 540
RAM6 GB
Memory
Internal Memory128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3400 mAh
Fast Charging SupportYes, 18W Quick Charge 3.0, Fast charger included
Dimensions
Weight185 gmMedium
Thickness7.7 mmMedium
Width75.5 mmOk for one-handed use
Camera
Primary Camera12.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
  • Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)
  • Sony IMX386 Sensor
  • 1/2.9" Sensor Size
  • 1.25um Pixel Size
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Slow Motion Video
Secondary Camera5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Facial Recognition
  • Full HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB-C
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
More
  • Fast Battery Charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
  • WiFi Display
  • MIMO

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