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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3: The Complete Bezel-Less Beauty Phone Hands-On

xiaomi mi mix 3
Written by Asif Aslam

Yes, the era of those amazing slider phones are back and I guess people wouldn’t mind using one. Nothing can beat the soothing feel of picking up a slider phone, taking calls and feeling its premium grip all over. Hence, this time, Xiaomi has taken it a step ahead and have come up with their latest Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.

I mean, yes, it is a slider phone but the slider comes with different sorts of thing than just a mere keypad.

So, want to discover what xiaomi has got for us in the year 2018?

Let us move ahead and get an exclusive hands-on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, with eagerness and excitement.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review 2018: A Complete Bezel-Less Beauty All-Over

Display & Screen

xiaomi mi mix 3

credits: Android Authority

Well, wondering about the latest phones of 2018 does bring the display straight into the limelight.

Yes, the xiaomi mi mix 3 comes with a massive 6.39 inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel. And it is the same as you will see on Samsung phones boasting vibrant colours and crystal clear quality.

Further, the phone comes with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio having a 600-nit brightness making display much vibrant.

In addition, the screen to body ratio is 93.4 percent which makes it the first ever phone to have such amazing full-view display.

Yes, there is no notch and don’t worry about the camera and sensors, they have found their special place.

Wondering about the screen protection, Gorilla Glass 5 is present which can protect the screen from deep scratches.

A Take on the Design of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

xiaomi mi mix 3

credits: Android Authority

Grab the mi mix 3 and you will feel its heavyweight nature at a glance. Yes, it is among the most heaviest phones I have ever used and weights 218 grams.

When we compare it with the Samsung galaxy note 9 (201 grams), it is slightly heavier too.

Still, the mi mix 3 is a bit slimmer and comes with aggressive curves making it less edgy from every corner.

Take a look at the Magnetic Sliding Mechanism of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Wondering about that one standout feature which separates the mi mix 3 from the rest, it is the great manual sliding mechanism.

Here, with the help of neodymium magnets, the slider is locked and you can easily slide it as and when required.

As and when you begin to push the display, the magnets interact and a nostalgic click sound comes.

Now, the manual magnetic slider can withstand a whopping 300,000 cycles which is amazing and will run for years.

Hence, here is the catch as you will get the cameras and necessary sensors on that slider itself.

Front Facing Camera Magic

xiaomi mi mix 3

credits: Android Authority

The Front Facing Camera on the mi mix 3 comes with a 24MP Sony IMX576 sensor having 1.8-micron pixels and f/2.2 aperture lens.

Moving ahead, the secondary camera is of 2MP which can assist in taking portrait shots and bokeh effects.

The main sensor makes use of pixel binning technology in low-light conditions. With which, it can combine light data into four adjacent pixels and upscaling the image back to 24MP.

In addition, you get full AI Support in portrait mode whereas studio light effects form the sole basis.

Mi Mix 3 Processor, RAM & Storage

xiaomi mi mix 3 launch date

credits: Android Authority

As with every other flagship phones, boasting of a high-end processor have become a necessity. Hence, the Mi Mix 3 comes with Snapdragon 845 Processor which is blazing fast.

On the other hand, it comes with a massive 10GB RAM which can suffice the needs of almost every mobile user.

Yes, other 2 variants in terms of 6GB & 8GB RAM are also available for different consumers.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Variants

xiaomi mi mix 3 price in India

credits: Android Authority

  • 6GB RAM & 128GB Storage: $475
  • 8GB RAM & 256GB Storage: $575
  • 10GB RAM & 256GB Storage: $720 (Special Forbidden City Museum Edition)

Mi Mix 3 Battery

Well, the battery is a bit on the lower side boasting of a 3,200mAh cell. Here, the slider mechanism is the one to blame for the smaller battery.

But still, it supports the Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 which can charge the phone at super fast speeds.

USB-Type C A Part of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

With an all-new phone comes some set of extraordinary features. Hence, with the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, you will get to see USB-Type C port which of course, the latest in date.

Along with that, you get a 10W Wireless Charger inside the box which can charge your phone in pretty quick time.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Specifications

NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

 

LAUNCH Announced 2018, October
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, November 1

 

BODY Dimensions 157.9 x 74.7 x 8.5 mm (6.22 x 2.94 x 0.33 in)
Weight 218 g (7.69 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminium frame (7000 series), ceramic back
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Size 6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
  – MIUI 10
– HDR

 

PLATFORM OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630

 

MEMORY Card Slot No
Internal 512 GB, 10 GB RAM or 128/256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS
12 MP, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@960fps

 

SELFIE CAMERA Dual Mechanical pop-up 24 MP, 1/2.8″, 0.9µm
Mechanical pop-up 2 MP, depth sensor
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps

 

SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
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COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

 

FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)
– Wireless charging
– XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY   Non-removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery

 

MISC Colours Jade Green, Sapphire Blue, Onyx Black, Forbidden City Blue (10 GB only)
Price About 500 EUR

Credits: gsmarena

Wrapping Things Up: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review 2018

So, there we go after giving you an exclusive hands-on review of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.

Yes, the phone is a complete bezel-less beauty and you will find its revolutionized look more appealing. Still, there are some flaws which of course, every other phone comes with.

As for the xiaomi mi mix 3 launch date in India, we will update the article soon for you. And, for the xiaomi mi mix 3 price in India, it is expected to come at a base price of Rs. 34800.

So, what do you think about the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3? Will you buy it after its first launch? Whatever your answers are, let us know in the comment section.

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Asif Aslam

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