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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition (2017) review

Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Adreno 540
8 GB / 128 GB
5.99 inches (1080 x 2160 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Xiaomi announced the launch of the Mi MIX 2 Special Edition smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition phone with 5.99 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition comes with Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.99 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2160 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition specifications

BrandXiaomi
NameMi MIX 2 Special Edition
ModelMIX2SE
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition is about 6.6 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Xiaomi phone are average (5.93 x 2.94 x 0.3 inches).

Weight6.6 oz
Dimensions5.93 x 2.94 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition comes with Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.45 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 2.15 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 540

Display

The size of Mi MIX 2 Special Edition screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.99 inches IPS display of Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition with 1080 x 2160 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.99 inches
Resolution1080 x 2160 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition (8 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM8 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the Mi MIX 2 Special Edition is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Mi MIX 2 Special Edition comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Mi MIX 2 Special Edition phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Mi MIX 2 Special Edition isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Mi MIX 2 Special Edition phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. The Dual SIM capability of Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, ultrasonic
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, Quick Charge, MIUI 9
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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition / MIX2SE

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