Xiaomi reveals smartphone with a borderless screen
The Chinese smartphonefabrikant Xiaomi has a phone is presented with a screen that at the top and the sides completely seamless.
The company calls the Mi Mix a concepttelefoon, but the unit appears on 4 november called on the Chinese market. The price is converted to 475 euro.
At the top, the display of the Mi Mix rounded corners. Therefore, and due to the thin screen borders, the display no less than 91.3 percent of the toesteloppervlak in attachment.
The selfiecamera is in the bottom right corner, because up here the screen has no space for. Users can use the smartphone upside down to create a ‘normal’ selfie to take.
The housing of the device is made of ceramic, just like the buttons on the side. The French designer Philippe Starck was responsible for the design.
It is a pretty large device, with a schermdoorsnee of 6.4 inches. The specifications are excellent: a Snapdragon 821-chip with 4 GB ram and 128 GB of storage space. The battery is a whopping 4.400 mAh large.
There will also be a version with 6 GB ram and 256 GB of storage space. This unit also has special edges of 18-carat gold to the camera and finger print scanner. The price of the special edition is not known.
Xiaomi sells its smartphones in Europe. It is unclear how many copies of the Mi Mix in China will appear, as the manufacturer of the device itself, a concept called.
Screen manufacturer Sharp showed recently, a prototype of a similar borderless smartphonedisplay with rounded corners. It is unclear whether Xiaomi is using this display or that the display of the Mi Mix by another company is produced.