Xiaomi presents almost borderless phone
Xiaomi has the Mi Mix 2 announced. The new smartphone has an extended screen and very thin edges.
Reports that GSMArena Monday. The smartphone has a 5,99-inch OLED screen with a 2:1 ratio. Thus, the device is slightly smaller than its predecessor, which has a screen of 6.4 inch.
The screen borders are 12 percent less thick than in the Mi Mix, and on all sides rounded. This seems to Xiaomi in terms of design, to want to compete with for example Samsung and Apple. Apple announces Tuesday a whole new iPhone, where the screen almost the entire front of the virtually borderless screen cover.
Among other things, the Galaxy S8 has thinner bezels on the top and bottom. The design of the Mi Mix 2 deviates, with only the bottom of a small edge. At the top of the device is virtually borderless.
The front camera of the Mi Mix 2 is sitting at the bottom of the unit. The lens is finished with a black coating. On the back is a 12 megapixel camera that sticks out and a small gold edge. Furthermore, on the ceramic back is a finger print scanner.
The smartphone has a Snapdragon 835 with 6 or 9GB of ram. The 6GB model has 64, 128 or 256GB of internal storage. The variant with 8GB of memory is called the Special Edition and get 128GB of storage.
Xiaomi does not sell smartphones in Europe. In China the device in black or white on the market come from 3.599 yuan (460 euro).