Xiomi has launched its new sliding screen smartphone the MI MIX 3.  It looks gorgeous and reflective there’s a glass finish at the back means a ceramic body which feels premium to feel the backside of the phone has a strong resemblance to MI MIX 2.

the MI MIX 3 comes with a massive 6.3 9 inch full HD+ AMOLED screen sporting a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels.  Unlike the previous MI MIX devices, this phone has a very small chin at the bottom the bezels on MI MIX 3 are not slim like on the Oppo fine X. The bottom chin is 4.4 6 millimeters on MI MIX 3 which the is thickest bezel on the phone.

The major highlight of this phone is the sliding mechanism housing dual camera setup it also includes some other sensors and a earpiece whose volume is increased by about 27%. The dual camera sensors on the front includes a main 24 megapixel sensor including a Sony IMX 576 sensor. The secondary lens is 2 megapixel lens to click bokeh images in portrait mode. The primary sensor has a pixel size of 1.8 micron for capturing brighter shots in low-light conditions so there’s no compromise with the front cameras

On the back, you will find a ceramic texture that is curved on all four sides. The phone has an attractive appearance and a glossy look which looks extremely beautiful when the light hits the back surface. it has a vertically aligned dual camera set up along with a physical fingerprint sensor in the center the mix branding has a yellowish color making it more beautiful.  

The dual camera set up at the back comprises of dual 12-megapixel sensors the main lens comes with an IMX 363 sensor along with an f/1.8 aperture and the pixel size of 1.4 micron. The secondary sensor is coupled with Samsung’s S5K3M3 sensor along with an f/2.4 aperture and the pixel size of one micron. The phone is capable of capturing stunning low light shots. It also supports 960 FPS slow motion recording.

The phone has an aluminum alloy frame which provides a great hands-on feel in addition Xiaomi also controls the gap between the ceramic body and the metal frame making it durable and grippy with such a massive screen it still has a compact body and a comfortable feel the company claims that the phone has whopping screen ratio of 93.4%.


The manual slider mechanism not a motorized one on the Oppo find X this is controlled by neodymium magnets which makes it move. The company claims a life expectancy of 300k cycles for the sliding mechanism. so it is expected to be durable. It also helps in unlocking the phone by face unlock. and there is a lot of customization like you can choose specific apps that will appear if you will slide the mechanism and many more.

The smartphone is pre-loaded with MIUI 10 based on the new Android 9 PIE OS . It is powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset the processor is coupled with up to 10 GB of RAM and 256 GB of onboard storage. It has a 3850mAh non-removable battery. It measures 157.89 x 74.69 x 8.46 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 218.00 grams.

6 GB / 128GB: ~$475

8 GB / 128GB: ~$520

10 GB / 256GB: ~$575

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