Xiaomi promised and delivered - the Mi Mix 3 was introduced in Barcelona with 5G connectivity and a new chipset. Donovan Sung, director of product management at Xiaomi took the stage at Palau de Congressos to announce the new old smartphone. It will be called Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G and will run the latest Snapdragon 855 chipset.
To achieve gigabit speeds, the chipset is coupled with Snapdragon X50 modem by Qualcomm. According to Christiano Amon, President of the chip company, the 5G connectivity is not about faster graphics - it will bring completely new experiences to Xiaomi users.
Aside from the new chipset and modem, this is exactly the same Mi Mix 3 smartphone as the one announced in Beijing, China, back in October - 6.39 AMOLED screen, slider mechanism, ceramic body, dual 12 MP + 12 MP camera and two selfie shooters - 24 MP main one and 2 MP depth sensor.
Since the Mi Mix 3 5G comes with a new chipset that has new CPU and GPU, the price is getting higher. Instead of 500, now youll have to pull 599 out of your pocket for a unit in Onyx Black or Sapphire Blue with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage.
Donovan Sung announced the device will be available starting May on Mi.com, selected Mi Stores and key retailers. The company is also having 5G partnerships with Three, Orange, Sunrise, Telefonica, TIM, Vodafone, with more coming soon.
No use it is not released in of its previous generation mobiles in India. I pity Xiaomi for missing the premium segment line up. Regards, Sasidhar
Will there be also a Mi Mix 3S variant, like the upgraded Mi Mix 2S from last year? Or is this the only update the 5G one, until Mix 4? Thanks.