In the afternoon of Sept. 11, Xiaomi released three products in Beijing, one of which is the highly anticipated full-screen second-generation product, Mix 2. The price starts at 3,299 RMB and the shipments start this Friday.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun said that the Mix released last year by Xiaomi shook up the global tech media and its peers. And the Mix 2 drew the curtain of full screen 2.0 generation. Last year, Mix’s screen was 16:9 and this year, the screen 18:9. Compared with before, the display area increases by 12.5%. And miniature front-facing camera is specially designed for the mobile. The bottom of the mobile decreases another 12% than before. The top still disappears, which adopts micro receiver design and ultrasonic distance sensor, so that the front is basically full-screen.
Compared with the Mix, the body of Mix 2 is 11.9% smaller, 2.5% thinner and 11.5% lighter. It has curved ceramic body and 7-series aluminum frame.
In terms of hardware, Mix 2 uses the Snapdragon 835 chip. And for businessman, Mix 2 adopts the global frequency band, supports the 6 modules and 43 frequency bands and could access the network in 226 countries and regions. As for the price, 6GB+64GB version is 3,299 yuan; 6GB+128GB version is 3599 yuan; 6GB+256GB version is 3999 yuan. Xiaomi announced that Mix 2 could be reserved today and will be shipped since September 15.
On this basis, Xiaomi also launched full ceramic premium edition of Mix 2. The 8GB+128GB version is for 4,699 yuan. And its shipment is expected to start in November.
In addition, Xiaomi released its latest laptop Pro and MI Note3. The three versions of the MI laptop are priced at 5599, 6399 and 6999 RMB respectively.
MI Note3 adopts Snapdragon chip 660, 5.5-inch eye-shield screen, double zoom cameras, 4 axis anti-shake, 3500 mAh battery, face unlock as well as 16-megapixel beauty camera. Lei Jun says the selfie camera is combined with artificial intelligence technology and thus can realize AI beautifying. The 6GB+64GB version of bright black is priced at 2499 yuan; 6GB+128GB version bright black is priced at 2899 yuan; the 6GB+128GB version of bright blue is priced at 2,999 yuan. Mix 2 could be reserved today and will be delivered tomorrow. Similarly, MI Note3 has Kris Wu as its spokesman.
This article originally appeared in Netease Technology and was translated by Pandaily.
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