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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2: Great specs, but a few things are missing

Are the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 specs up to par with those of competitors? You can check out for yourself from our comprehensive specs table!
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September 11, 2017
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 specs

Mi Mix 2, the latest phone with an edge-to-edge screen is here, but are the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 specs up to par with those of competitors? You can check out for yourself in the table below!

While we wait for Josh’s hands-on impressions, let’s just say that there’s not a lot missing (at least on paper) from the Mi Mix 2 spec sheet. The most obvious issues could be the lack of water protection, wireless charging, and a 3.5 millimeter headphone jack.

Here’s what the Mi Mix 2 offers in terms of specs and features.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
Display
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
5.99-inch FHD+
2160 x 1080 resolution
570 ppi
18:9 aspect ratio
DCI-P3 color gamut
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
5.99-inch FHD+
2160 x 1080 resolution
570 ppi
18:9 aspect ratio
DCI-P3 color gamut
Processor
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
64-bit octa-core (max 2.45GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 10 nm process
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
64-bit octa-core (max 2.45GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 10 nm process
RAM
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
6 GB
LPDDR4X
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
8 GB
LPDDR4X
Storage
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
64 GB/128 GB/256 GB
USF 2.1
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
128 GB
USF 2.1
MicroSD
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
No
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
No
Cameras
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Rear: 12 MP sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 1,25 μm, PDAF

Front: 5 MP sensor, 1080p video, Beautify
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
Rear: 12 MP sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 4-axis OIS, 1,25 μm, PDAF

Front: 5 MP sensor, 1080p video, Beautify
Battery
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
3,400 mAh (typical)
3,300 mAh (minimum)
2A QuickCharge 3.0
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
3,400 mAh (typical)
3,300 mAh (minimum)
2A QuickCharge 3.0
Wireless charging
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
No
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
No
Water resistance
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
No
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
No
Connectivity
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), 2X2 MIMO and MU-MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0
NFC
USB Type-C (no 3.5 mm jack)
Location (GPS, AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou)

Network bands
§ 2G
• GSM 2/3/5/8
• CDMA BC0,BC1,BC6,BC10
§ 3G
• CDMA EVDO,BC0,BC1,BC6,BC10
• WCDMA 1/2/3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 19
• TDS-CDMA 34/39
§ 4G
• TD-LTE 34/38/39/40/41
• FDD-LTE 1/2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 25 /
26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30
• B41 supports 2496MHz-2690MHz full bandwidth
• LTE B41 4 antenna technology, supports 4X4 MIMO
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), 2X2 MIMO and MU-MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0
NFC
USB Type-C (no 3.5 mm jack)
Location (GPS, AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou)

Network bands
§ 2G
• GSM 2/3/5/8
• CDMA BC0,BC1,BC6,BC10
§ 3G
• CDMA EVDO,BC0,BC1,BC6,BC10
• WCDMA 1/2/3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 19
• TDS-CDMA 34/39
§ 4G
• TD-LTE 34/38/39/40/41
• FDD-LTE 1/2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 25 /
26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30
• B41 supports 2496MHz-2690MHz full bandwidth
• LTE B41 4 antenna technology, supports 4X4 MIMO
SIM
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Dual nano SIM
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
Dual nano SIM
Software
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat
Dimensions and weight
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7 mm
185 g
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
150.5 x 74.6 x 7.7 mm
187 g
Design
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Aluminum alloy frame
Four-sided curved ceramic body
18K PVD gold coating camera rim
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Special Edition
Ceramic unibody design
Black version: 18K PVD gold coating camera and fingerprint sensor
rims
White version: 18K PVD rose gold coating camera and fingerprint
sensor rims

We have to give it to Xiaomi for creating another super-compact powerhouse. The bezel-less form factor is becoming increasingly common, but the Mi Mix 2’s specs and design will ensure this phone stands out from the crowd. Stay tuned as we bring you more details on the Mi Mix 2’s price and availability, plus everything else you need to know about it.