Vatsal Impex, the official distributor of Xiaomi phones in Nepal has finally taken the wraps of the most awaited phone of the year, the Mi Mix. The concept phone from Xiaomi will cost you Rs. 94,999 in Nepal, while users pre-ordering the handset can get it for Rs. 89,999. Bear in mind, the pre-orders begin from tomorrow(6th of March) and will last until 10th of March, Friday. Interested users can officially purchase from Xiaomi’s website or from the physical store located at Labim Mall, Lalitpur.
The 6.4-inch edge-to-edge(bezel-less) 1080p display of the phone is fully molded in a strikingly appealing ceramic body, making it sized similarly to regular phablets. Under the hood, the phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core chipset — the first two are clocked at 2.35GHz, while the rest of them are clocked at 2.19GHz. Memory wise, the phone is backed up with 6GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, without a slot for microSD card. The inbuilt storage will surely cover all your necessary files, despite the absence of microSD card slot.
The phone sports a fingerprint scanner at the back, while the earpiece at the top is replaced with a piezoelectric actuator beneath the display. As for the imaging department, the handset boasts a 16MP camera at the back with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, EIS, and dual-LED flash, while the bottom mounted selfie camera packs a 5MP sensor.
The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow on top of MIUI 8.0, whilst packing an impressive 4400mAh battery inside. Connectivity option of the phone includes dual-SIM with 4G LTE support, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port for data exchanging.
With budget smartphone getting immense traction in the market of Nepal and people opting for flagship from Samsung and Apple, it’s really hard to tell if users will count on those bezel-free displays for a whopping price tag. Regardless of its huge price tag, we really should appreciate the technology applied to manufacture the phone. As from our side, if you have got a large purse and doesn’t hesitate to spend a chunk from it and appreciate the build of the phone, we recommend you to get the phone. As for the remaining users, there are a lot of alternatives from other brands, including Xiaomi itself.
So what do you think about the Xiaomi Mi Mix? Will you purchase one for you? or will you just pass it away? Let us know your thoughts on the comment box below.