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Xiaomi launches Mi MIX 2S with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM

Xiaomi launches Mi MIX 2S with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM

$1,440) for the top variant with the GTX 1060. Going through the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S specifications, this smartphone sports 5.99-inch Full HD+ display and brings the Google ARCore support (18:9 aspect ratio). While the secondary 12MP snapper is a telephoto lens and comes with f/2.4 aperture, 2X zoom. The device applies AI technology to the camera, allowing it to automatically detect a scene and deliver the best settings based on what you're shooting.

Since this is a 2018 flagship, Xiaomi has relied heavily on Artificial Intelligence to enhance the performance.

The AI mode in the camera is aimed at improving the bokeh effect as per the liking of the user. Tucked in the lower right corner of the "chin" of the phone is the 5-megapixel front camera that is not changed and is as awkward as the former model. The anticipation has been building for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, the successor to the Mi Mix 2. There is also 5 mega pixel front facing camera which is actually placed at the bottom of the device. Well, this makes the Mi MIX 2S the first Xiaomi smartphone that runs Android Oreo out of the box. Apparently, there are a lot of colour variants as well, coming in black, white, grey, silver, rose gold, red, pink and blue.

It will house a Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC. Xiaomi claims that the optimisation gone into the MIX 2S has yielded an AnTuTu score of 277178, which is class leading. Xiaomi reportedly exhibited some "powerful" AI features, which the new phone will boast of. As mentioned it comes with smart home integration in a new compact design. Something that we also saw on last year's Mi MIX 2.

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The Mi Mix 2S also has vertically-aligned dual cameras on its back - a distinct upgrade from the the Mi Mix 2's single camera.

Besides that, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S also supports fast 7.5W wireless charging using the Qi standard.

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), Xiaomi shared the top slot with South Korea's Samsung in India, with a market share of 23.5 per cent, in the third quarter of 2017. The Mi MIX 2S starts at RMB 3299 (roughly Rs 34,200) for the 6GB/64GB variant while the 6GB/128GB variant costs RMB 3599 (roughly Rs 38,000). Besides the laptop comes with two 3W speakers with Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res Audio integration for an enhanced audio experience.


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