The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is official now. The device was announced at an event in Shanghai yesterday, and is Xiaomi’s first flagship this year. It is also the second smartphone, after the Galaxy S9, to run on the Snapdragon 845 chipset from Qualcomm, clocked at 2.8GHz. The device also has two 12MP cameras on the back, with wide-angle and telephoto lenses. You get a 1.4 micron Sony IMX363 sensor, which also supports dual-pixel autofocus.
As with earlier Mix branded devices, the Mi Mix 2s has a nearly bezel-less display with FHD resolution. It has 6GB of RAM and comes in 64GB and 128GB variants. There’s also an 8GB RAM variant of the device, that is bundled with 256GB storage. The device supports Qi wireless charging, matching up to all the newest standards. The Mi Mix 2S will be sold for 3999 RMB, and is available only in China right now. It will be available starting April 3 at 10 am from a range of retail channels, including Mi.com and Mi Home stores.
It’s likely that the world's fourth-largest seller of phones by volume, trailing Apple, Samsung and Huawei will make the phone available in India and some of its other markets soon. Albeit Xiaomi said earlier this year that it aims to sell phones in the US, it is very unlikely that it will make it the US anytime soon.
US Federal authorities have cautioned all carriers in the country against selling smart devices from all Chinese brands. The company however, only sells battery packs and other accessories in the United States.