Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched its bezel-less 'Mi MIX 2' in China last month with much fanfare. The company has launched its much talked about smartphone in India today at a mega event in Delhi.
The launch event started at 12 pm IST.
Mi MIX 2 India launch event: As it Happened
Jai Mani talks about the design of Xiaomi Mi Mix2-
# Mi Mix2 will be powered by Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM, 128 GB storage and Adreno 540.
# Mi Mix2 will come with a scratch resistant body.
# Xiaomi teamed up with Philippe Starck to design the Mi Mix.
# Mi Mix2 is one of the three directions for bezel-less displays.
# 5.99-inch on Mi Mix2 is different than the usual 5.99-inch displays because of the 18:9 aspect ratio.
# Xiaomi had to convince Google to allow the company to make Mi Mix with 18:9 aspect ratio after rejection on the first attempt.
# Mi Mix was one of the first device to come with 18:9 aspect ratio.
# Mi Mix2 had to change a number of things to bring that 'Full screen display'.
# Mi Mix2 has chamged the position of the sensors to ensure a compact form factor.
# Mi Mix2 had to redesign a number of important components for the full didplay including the speakers, and the display.
# Xiaomi India started designing Mi Mix to search for the future of the smartphone.
# Xiaomi India is bringing #MiMix2 to India. The device comes with a full display.
Xiaomi's 'Mi MIX 2'uses an 18:9 display which increases display area by 12.5 per cent when compared to traditional 16:9 display
The 'Mi MIX 2', an upgrade from last year's Mi MIX, comes with 6GB RAM in three versions -- 64GB, 128GB and 256GB -- with full-screen display.
Launching the device at an event in Beijing on September 11, the company had said with 'Mi MIX 2', "the future is now here."
"Mi MIX gave everyone a glimpse of what the phone of the future would look like. It has pioneered the trend of full-screen display smartphones. With Mi MIX 2, the future is now here," Xiaomi CEO and Co-founder Lei Jun had said in a statement.
'Mi MIX 2' features a 5.99-inch screen with 18:9 full-screen display for more viewing space and a better immersive experience. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, the device sports 12MP camera with Sony IMX386 sensor.