One series that managed to bring Xiaomi to the point of success is the Mi MIX series . Unusual and other designs from others are the main factors why this smartphone series has succeeded in attracting a lot of attention from gadget lovers in many countries, including Indonesia.
The Mi MIX series itself was first introduced in 2016 and immediately the smartphone was immediately popular in the market. In a sense of success, Xiaomi finally released the second generation Mi MIX with some improvements of course.
The main ammunition of the MIX Mi made by Xiaomi is super-relieved screen support. Xiaomi also continues to update the features offered. Until this year, the smartphone manufacturer named Lei Jun has spawned Mi MIX 3.
Even though it’s still as old as corn, it’s interesting to see the transformation of Xiaomi Mi MIX from its first appearance to the latest series that appeared this year. Therefore, let’s see the transformation together.
Xiaomi Mi MIX
Before the popular bezel minimal screens like today, Xiaomi had modeled the first generation Mi MIX with such a concept. Indeed, it must be admitted, the smartphone that was born in 2016, his chin still looks wide.
The first generation MIX Mi comes with a 6.4-inch screen and has a screen-to-body ratio of 93.1 percent. You could say, the front is really almost dominated by glass screens. There are no physical Home and other navigation buttons.
Having a wide chin, Xiaomi uses it to put the front camera. Yes! Having an unusual (odd) front camera location, requires the user to flip the smartphone when taking normal selfies. You could say, this is one of the drawbacks.
Positioned as a premium smartphone, Xiaomi mixes the first creative MIX Mi with shiny ceramic material. Not only does it have a cool design, Xiaomi also includes hardware support that cannot be considered one eye.
Mi MIX The first generation comes with the Snapdragon 821 chipset which is supported by the choice of 4GB or 6GB RAM and a choice of 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage. No kidding, the capacity of the power supply planted into this smartphone is also quite large, which is 4,400 mAh and is equipped with fast charging.
Shifting to the photography sector, the first series of Mi MIX is only equipped with a single camera on the back that has a resolution of 16 MP. Meanwhile, for the front camera, Xiaomi equips this smartphone with a 5 MP lens.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2
Over a year of attendance Mi MIX first, launched Xiaomi Mi MIX second generation . Surely this smartphone comes with a myriad of updates, both in the hardware sector and the software sector. So what kind of renewal is presented?
At a glance, the Mi Mix 2 stature is still identical to the first generation Mi Mix. But actually, Xiaomi has partnered with a famous French designer, Philippe Starck to give a different touch.
The striking difference between the first generation MIX Mi and the MIX 2 Mi lies the screen size. The MIX 2 Mi comes with a 6 inch FullHD + screen and has an aspect ratio of 18: 9. The left, right and top bezel is very thin. The chin was overhauled to 12% thinner than the first generation MIX Mi.
Still the same as the first generation Mi MIX, the Mi MIX 2 was packed by Xiaomi with a glass ceramic wrap that made it look premium. Other updates, of course, from the embedded chipset sector. The MIX 2 Mi comes with the Snapdragon 835 chipset .
Not to forget, the installed chipset has also been paired with 6 GB and 8 GB RAM and a choice of internal storage with a capacity of 64 GB / 128 GB and 256 GB. Unfortunately, the capacity of the battery planted into the smartphone is lowered, which is 3,400 mAh.
Just like the first generation Mi MIX, the Mi MIX 2 only has a single 12 MP main camera. That is, there is a resolution reduction compared to previous MIX Mi. However, Xiaomi has equipped this camera with the 4-axis OIS feature. While the front camera has no changes.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s
Still in the same year, namely in 2017, Xiaomi also released the Mi MIX 2s . The appendix “s” on the MIX 2s Mi seems to refer to the word speed or speed. Yes! This is also evidenced from the embedded chipset, which is already using Snapdragon 845 .
To support the embedded chipset performance, Xiaomi also offers a choice of RAM that is no less surprising, namely 6 GB and 8 GB. In addition, there are three internal storage options that are also offered, namely 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. Meanwhile, the battery has a capacity of 3,400 mAh.
Xiaomi also packed the design of the Mi MIX 2s which is not much different from the Mi MIX 2. Yes! This smartphone also comes with a screen measuring 6 inches and has FullHD + resolution. The aspect ratio is also more current, namely 18: 9 and the lower chin is still a container for placing the front camera.
If the front camera is still maintained, that is with a 5 MP resolution, different from the main camera support placed in the rear panel. Yes! Mi MIX 2s comes with a dual rear camera that has a 12 MP (RGB) + 12 MP (Telephoto) configuration.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
Well! In the third quarter of this year, Xiaomi again completed the Mi MIX Series fortopo by presenting Mi MIX 3 . One interesting thing, Mi MIX 3 comes with a revamp of the design that is considered very significant.
At the front, we will find a 6.4-inch FullHD + Super AMOLED screen. This smartphone also comes with the Super FullView concept with a very thin bezel on all sides of the screen without the presence of a notch or bangs.
Like the previous Mi MIX Series, the Mi MIX 3 also doesn’t have a physical Home button or any other navigation. In fact, the presence of the front camera is hidden. Yes! Mi MIX 3 presents the slider concept to display the front camera. However, the Mi MIX 3 slider system is different from having OPPO Find X.
The Mi MIX 3 slider system works manually like old Nokia phones. Futuristic impression is also an aura that sticks to this smartphone. For its innards, Xiaomi still complements the Mi MIX 3 with Qualcomm’s flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 845 .
There are three RAM options offered, namely 6 GB, 8 GB and 10 GB. Meanwhile, there are only two internal storage options, 128 GB or 256 GB. Unfortunately, again and again, the battery immersed in the Mi MIX 3 has decreased in capacity, which is only 3,200 mAh.
One of the smartphone’s biggest strengths lies in the camera sector. Yes! The Mi MIX 3 comes with four camera support, where two cameras are entrenched on the back and two cameras serve to pamper selfies.
The embedded dual-camera has a 12 MP configuration with + 12 MP wide-angle lens with telephoto lens. Not to forget, Xiaomi also equipped it with a myriad of AI technologies as well as the Night Sight Mode feature for shooting in low-light environments.
As for pampering selfie photo lovers, the embedded lens configuration is 24 MP + 2 MP. Xiaomi, when it first introduced this smartphone, boasted that the Mi MIX 3’s front camera was able to produce better-quality selfies.