Xiaomi can’t stop amazing it customers with series of affordable an worthy smartphones. Here comes Mi Mix 4 smartphone from the Xiaomi Mi sub-brand. The new phone is indeed a topnotch when it comes to specifications, Design and display. Mi Mix 4 is a perfection in smartphone world, in the sense that even none Xiaomi brand fans are cramouring for it.
Mi Mix 4 was unveiled at a special event in China on Tuesday. The smartphone is the companies first commercial phone to carry an under-display camera. The Under-display camera is a new camera technology that hides the front-facing sensor under the display. Xiaomi calls the camera ‘Camera Under Panel (CUP)’.
The smartphone also carries triple rear cameras and features including an in-display fingerprint sensor as well as stereo speakers.
Display: 6.67-inch (1080×2400)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+
Front Camera: 20MP
Rear Camera: 108MP + 13MP + 8MP
Battery Capacity: 4500mAh
OS: Android 11
Release Date: 10th August 2021
Awesomely, the company coupled the Mi Mix 4 smartphone with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoC that was launched ending last month. The processor was expected to fix heating bug experienced on the previous Snapdragon 888.
Design & Display
The Mi Mix 4 features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) 10bit TrueColor AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 20:9 aspect ratio. The curved display also has HDR10+ and Dolby Vision support and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Mi Mix 4 smartphone measures 8.02mm of thickness and 225 grams of weight.
Software & Hardware
Mi Mix 4 runs on Android 11 with MIUI on top and has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoC, along with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The Mi Mix 4 comes with up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Xiaomi has provided a 4,500mAh battery on the Mi Mix 4 that supports up to 120W wired charging and 50W wireless charging.
Mi Mix 4 Camera
For photos, the phone carries triple rear camera setup that houses a 108-megapixel primary HMX sensor, along with an f/1.95 lens that supports optical image stabilisation (OIS). The camera setup also has a 13-megapixel sensor with a periscope-shaped telephoto lens to support 50x zoom, as well as an 8-megapixel ultra-wide shooter.
The Mi Mix 4 uses a 20-megapixel camera sensor at the front that has the CUP technology with 400ppi of pixel density. The company unveiled that it the under display matches the pixel density, brightness, and color detail of the surrounding screen to completely hide the camera zone.
Sensor & Connectivity
Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The phone also has Ultra-Wideband (UWB) support to offer precise spatial positioning capabilities. Additionally, there is the in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 Specifications
Model: Mi Mix 4
Release date: 10th August 2021
Launched Global: No
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 162.65 x 75.35 x 8.02
Weight (g): 225.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 4500
Fast charging: Proprietary
Colours: Ceramic Black, Ceramic White, Ceramic Gray
Screen size (inches): 6.67
Resolution: 1080×2400 pixels
Protection type: Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio: 20:9
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+
Internal storage: 128/256/512GB
Rear camera: 108-megapixel (f/1.95) + 13-megapixel (f/2.2) + 8-megapixel
No. of Rear Cameras: 3
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Yes
Front camera: 20-megapixel
No. of Front Cameras: 1
Operating system: Android 11
Skin: MIUI 12.5
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.20
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Mi Mix 4 Price
Mi Mix 4 price has been set at CNY 4,999 (roughly N318,000) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while the phone also has an 8GB + 256GB model that is priced at CNY 5,299 (N337,000) and a 12GB + 256GB option at CNY 5,799 (N369,000).
There is also a top-of-the-line model with 12GB + 512GB configuration at CNY 6,299 (N400,000). The Mi Mix 4 comes in Ceramic Black, Ceramic White, and an all-new Ceramic Grey colours and will be available for purchase in China starting August 16. The phone will also be available for pre-bookings in the Chinese market later on Tuesday.
Xiaomi hasn’t revealed any details about the global availability and pricing of the new Mi Mix 4 devices in markets other than China.