One year after the launch of the predecessor, the Xiaomi Mi Mix, the Chinese manufacturer has now released a new model. Not much has changed on the outside, apart from the device shrinking slightly. While other Asian manufacturers are fighting for customers with very competitive prices, Xiaomi displays confidence in its pricing, thereby placing its focus on quality and design.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is made to impress. The moment you open its box, you are met with the sight on an enormous screen, an elegantly designed case and a beautiful user interface named MIUI. The device is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and an Adreno 540 GPU, 6 GB of RAM and storage options ranging from 64 to 256 GB. The whole package is completed by numerous sensors and Sony cameras. The aim of this review, however, is not to be blinded by the device's impressive technical specifications and gorgeous looks, but to put the smartphone through its paces and see how it compares to its competitors.
While Xiaomi is achieving good sales figures with its products in its home market, China, the only country in which the phones are officially distributed outside of China is Spain. However, you can still purchase the devices from importers. Our test unit is currently available for $500 on Amazon.
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