Xiaomi Announces Mi MIX 3 5G, Mi 9, Mi Smart LED Bulb for Global Market: MWC 2019
Xiaomi has announced the 5G version of Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 at a special event held in Mobile World Congress 2019, Barcelona. Xiaomi claimed that they will be among the first smartphone maker to launch a commercial 5G smartphone. But as for now Samsung and Oppo has also announced their 5G smartphone, but xiaomi is one step ahead from them by announcing it first 5G smartphone price and availability which Oppo and Samsung has not cleared yet.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G will be available from starting May via Mi retail stores. The handset is priced at €599 (around Rs. 48,250). Alongside Mi MIX 3 the company also globally launched the Xiaomi Mi 9 and they give a global price tag of EUR 449 (around Rs. 36,200) for the base variant 6GB RAM/64GB storage and the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage varinat is priced at EUR 499 (around Rs. 40,200).
Don’t be so excited about the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G this smartphone is not coming to India as for now. The company will bring the smartphone first to Spain and Western Europe market with having a partnership with some of the leading operators.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 smartphone comes with 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with Snapdragon X50 5G modem that is touted to deliver 20 times sustained performance. The modem is also claimed to enable 2Gbps+ peak download speed on 5G network. In simple way it means that the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G is able to download a 15-minute 1080p (256GB) video just in a second.
Apart from this, it features a truly bezel less 6.39-inch display having a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. This handset comes with a slider mechanism similar to what we have seen in Honor Magic 2 just to hide the 24MP front camera in it. It has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor and a dedicated Google Assistant button. Coming towards the back it has dual 12MP+12MP rear cameras. This handset runs on MIUI 10 over Android 9 Pie. It comes with a 3,800mAh non-removable battery having support of Quick Charge 4+.
Apart from the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 as above mentioned the company also globally launched the Xiaomi Mi 9 which was just launched few days back in China. To recall it is also powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. This handset comes with a triple rear camera setup which combines of 48MP main camera with 12MP telephoto camera and a 16MP wide angle camera. Apart from this there is a 24MP front facing camera. It has on-display fingerprint sensor. This handset also runs on MIUI 10 over android 9 pie out of the box. It comes with 3,500mAh battery.
Apart from these two smartphones, they also announced some of their other products like Mi LED Smart Bulb too at the event. Xiaomi also announced that they achieved $10 billion in revenue last year and they are now fourth largest smartphone brand in the world and also the largest smartphone maker in India.