Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review

A Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi is apparently gearing up to announce a whole bunch of new dazzling flagship smartphones this year if a list of released and unreleased devices revealed on the Eurasian Economic Commission’s website is to be believed. Is Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 one of them? Perhaps Yes!

The availability of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 in Australia and other major parts of the world is undecided but expected to be landed before the year is out. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has been the subject of a wide number of reports and leaks lately. We also have gone through several purported hands-on images and renders of the handset. Based on a most recent teaser, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 could sport a pop-up selfie camera just like Vivo Nex S. Now, yet another supposed live image of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has surfaced on the Internet which shows that the front is fully covered by the display with no notch and chin.

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Read out our Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 review in which we have covered every major factor i.e. release date, price, specifications, and all features. Let’s start!

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Release Date

The handset is already available in China, India and a few other regions to pre-order. However, it will go on sale in China in Onyx Black, Jade Green, and Sapphire Blue. In the UK, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 announced yesterday and available to pre-order.

The Mi Mix series doesn’t follow a schedule pattern as back in 2016, Xiaomi Mi Mix were landed in December, and a successor Mi Mix 2 hit shelves in October. So, when will Mi Mix 3 arrive? It’s too prompt to discuss.

We’re also waiting for Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 release date in Australia (rumored to be pending) but meanwhile, one can get your hands on Mi Mix 3 via Chinese website “GearBest”. We will let you know as soon as a product listing goes live.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Price

Without a shadow of a doubt, Xiaomi launches its flagship smartphones on highly competitive rates to cover a vast part of a budget smartphone market. And most interestingly, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is no exception. Xiaomi has decided to put its price with a comparison of OnePlus 6 and Xiaomi Mi 7. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Price is as follow:

  • 6GB of RAM + 128GB of ROM: CNY 3599 (£401.16/$518.06)
  • 8GB of RAM + 256GB of ROM: CNY 3999 (£445.75/$575.64)

And according to quick conversion, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Price in Australia comes to around AU$737 for 6GB/128GB variant whereas the 8GB/256GB variant goes for a whopping AU$818.

Editor’s Note: Xiaomi is planning to announce another variant with an impressive amount of RAM – 10GB, and 256GB of onboard memory. And it’s likely to set users back around CNY 4999/£557/$719/AU$1023.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Specifications

We have listed down Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 specifications and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 features. So, let’s have a look.

  • Colours: Black and White
  • Water & Dust Proof: No
  • Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • ROM: 128/256GB
  • Expandable Memory: No
  • Display Size: 6-inches IPS LCD
  • Display Resolution: 1080 x 2160 Pixels (403 PPI)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 12MP PDAF
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Camera Features: Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
  • Battery: 3700mAh Non-Removable
  • Fast Charging: Quick Charge 3.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass and Barometer

Note: The Mi Mix 3 is far away from its release date so that all these specifications are subject to change any time.

Introduction and Display

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 comes with fully-backed features, but having several similarities with Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 such as a bezel-less display along with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Though Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 looks and feels a little big, but is an ideal especially for watching movies and playing games.

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 offers users a unique visual experience with a tallest 6-inches IPS LCD display – well-supported by 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution at 403 PPI for full HD experience. It has been rumoured that the display will be paired with excellent viewing angles that ensures a top-of-the-line viewing experience when indulging yourself in watching movies or gaming.

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Camera and Performance

This time around, things are pretty blurred in terms of camera. Some rumours are suggesting a dual rear camera, whereas some are suggesting a single rear camera. Based on a rumour we’ve heard, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will be landed with a dual 12MP +12MP rear sensor alongside a dual LED flash.

Talking about the front, there is a solid 5MP sensor that will be capable enough to capture lovely moments with your loved ones.

The brain inside Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 coupled a whopping 6/8GB of RAM. The Adreno 540 GPU manages a graphical department, though. The phone absolutely delivers a smooth and flawless performance every time. You can now work on multiple apps at once or indulge in heavy graphics games without getting worried about any performance issues.

Storage, OS, and Battery

To accommodate your files and data, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 lands with 2 different storage tiers – 128GB/256GB. Either it’s further expandable or not, it’s yet to be announced. However, a 256GB is more than enough to store an ample amount of videos, songs, and images.

In terms of software, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. The Mi Mix 3 will be upgraded to Android P 9.0 or not, it’s still a mystery.

To power the gigantic display, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is backed by a massive 3700mAh non-removable battery. The battery promises to give you enough freedom all day long under a heavy usage and delivers slightly more with a casual use. Most interestingly, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 houses Quick Charge 3.0 which juices up the battery from 0% to 100% in a couple of minutes.

Final Words

Without a doubt, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is a flagship smartphone which is backed by fully-backed features. The biggest display with sharp picture clarity is good for playing games or watching HD videos. Moreover, extraordinary performance with a whopping RAM makes your multitasking a bit easy. A powerful battery along with a quick charging feature, efficiently back up the system and makes the phone a long time entertainer. Running out of a budget, but looking for a better-configured smartphone? Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is an absolute choice.

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Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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