Xiaomi has announced a new phone model in the MIX series. However, contrary to what people expected, this phone does not come with a foldable screen.
The Xiaomi Mix 4 is however the first phone from Xiaomi with an in-display camera and ultra-wideband support. It is also the first phone in the world to be powered by Snapdragon 888 Plus processor.
Xiaomi Mix 4 body & design
As far as this phone is concerned, Xiaomi shines in design. This smartphone offers a distinctive and elegant design. The display is slightly curved and the back is covered with ceramic. This material is 30% lighter.
There is a large square-shaped camera at the back housing three lenses. This phone will be available in three different colors – white, gray and black. They are all made from ceramic materials.
According to Xiaomi, there is Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the screen.
Xiaomi MIX 4 Specs
The MIX 4 comes with a 6.67-inch AMOLED 3D curved display with HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. This screen is a 10-bit TrueColor panel with a 500000:1 contrast ratio. This phone’s display also utilizes Micro-Diamond Pixel technology which helps to reduce pixel sizes and increases brightness.
This new Xiaomi phone is also the first in the world to be powered by the Snapdragon 888+ processor. This chipset is paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB onboard storage.
One of the most amazing features of the MIX 4 is its in-screen camera technology that the company calls “CUP” (camera under-panel).
There are three cameras at the back – the first is a 108MP HMX f/1.9 camera with a 7P lens and OIS, the second is an 8MP 50x periscope camera with OIS, and the third is a Periscope camera offering up to 5x optical zoom.
This smartphone features a 4500mAh battery supporting 120W fast charging and 50W wireless charging. Wireless charging has a default mode that takes 45 mins to charge the devices from 0% to 100% and there is also the speed boost mode that takes 28 mins.
For wired fast charging, boost mode charges the phone in just 15 minutes while normal mode takes 21 minutes. Xiaomi claims that the maximum background temperature of the phone while charging at 120W is 37°C.
The company has also equipped Xiaomi MIX 4 with a cooling area of 11588mm². It includes a 4584mm² graphene plate, a 1232mm² graphene heat spreader, a second 5070mm² graphite plate, and a 702mm² graphite plate between the wireless charging coil and the ceramic back.
The MIX 4 has stereo speakers tuned by Harman Kardon. It also has 19 antennas, 42 bandwidth support, and a signal enhancement mode that works in 8 scenarios where there is high traffic such as airports, hospitals, and subway stations.
Xiaomi has also added support for the 500MHz ultra-wideband which allows very precise spatial positioning.
There is also a great Find-My-Phone feature that keeps the MIX 4 connected to a network even when the SIM card has been removed. You can also find the phone even when it’s turned off.