Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh." Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh."
Xiaomi is launching its ambitious flagship phone Mi Mix 3 in China on October 25. Before the launch, the company announced a bunch of things related to the phone, including a 10GB RAM variant and 5G capability.
10GB RAM … I still remember that my first PC only had about 4MB of RAM. ?
How much RAM did your first computing device have? https://t.co/F6pUxdd80T
— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) October 17, 2018
Xiaomi’s Mix series is known for its beautiful design. To achieve a massive screen-to-body ratio of nearly 99 percent, the device will rock a sliding mechanism to host the selfie camera. A tweet from Xiaomi’s official account also indicates that the phone will boast a dual-camera setup on the front fascia with two 24-megapixel sensors.
Peek-a-boo, I see you. #MiMIX3 #DualCam pic.twitter.com/cTM7uL568E
— Mi (@xiaomi) October 19, 2018
A recent report on GSMArena suggests that the Mi Mix 3 will have a 6.4-inch screen, 256GB internal storage, and a 3850mAh battery. According to the company’s marketing director Zhi Zhiyuan, the screen will have an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 with a resolution of 1080×2340.
The report also notes that the device will sport a 20-megapixel + 16-megapixel dual-camera setup on the rear. As per the company, the rear camera will record slow-motion videos at 960 frames per second.
960 frames per second, slow motion video recording. Only 3 days left until launch! ❤️#Xiaomi #MiMIX3 pic.twitter.com/ZRGD5FKrm4
— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) October 22, 2018
Interestingly, a leak from the Chinese social network Webio speculates that the phone will use a new chip from Qualcomm instead of initially rumored Snapdragon 845. The chipmaker hasn’t confirmed this yet.
The launch event starts at 2:00 PM local time, 11:30 AM IST, and 8:00 AM CEST on October 25. We will be at the Mi Mix 3 event in China to bring you all the coverage.
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