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It doesn't take long for the brand-new Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S to leave a lasting impression on a reviewer, although our full analysis of the phone is not done yet.
In addition to the "full screen" Mi MIX 2S, Xiaomi is reportedly working on a more mainstream Mi 7, a Mi 7 Plus with an in-display fingerprint sensor, and a Black Shark gaming smartphone.
101 points for photo performance and 88 in video apparently equates to an impressive total score of 97 points for the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S dual camera.
Unlike Apple, Xiaomi does plan to live-stream its March 27 announcement event. Here's where you can watch the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S make its debut in Shanghai.
We've known for a little while that the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S is coming to China on March 27 with Snapdragon 845 processing power, and now wireless charging features are also confirmed.
It's still unclear if the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S needs to employ a substantial bottom screen bezel, but the phone's "notch", if real, doesn't look very intrusive on video.
Is that the back of a Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S prototype next to an existing Mi MIX 2? If it is, the dual camera arrangement sure looks familiar.
The oft-rumored Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S may or may not "borrow" the iPhone X notch, but it's definitely real, scheduled for a China launch on March 27, and powered by a Snapdragon 845 SoC.
Xiaomi is reportedly working on a grand total of three new high-end smartphones, including a gaming-focused "Blackshark" and OLED-sporting Mi 7.
Yes, a Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S is almost surely in the works, Snapdragon 845 SoC and all, but the next-gen "full screen" device may not see daylight at MWC 2018.
Unless it's fake, or the "Polaris" codename designates a different product, this AnTuTu score seems to strongly suggest the upcoming Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S will pack a Snapdragon 845 SoC
MIUI 9, the newest version of Xiaomi's Android-based user interface, will be available for official installation on a whopping 40 phones and tablets... eventually.
It's probably too early for a Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S announcement, and voluntarily adopting something similar to the iPhone X notch doesn't make a lot of sense either.
Following in the footsteps of the ultra-high-end Mi MIX 2, the upper mid-range Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is expected to sport razor-thin bezels surrounding a massive 7-inch screen.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is the Chinese OEM's third smartphone to get an official Android 8.0 Oreo preview ahead of a wide-scale, fully polished update.
It sounds like the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 might resemble the Mi MIX 2 more than the Mi 6, with a "full screen" design and 2:1 aspect ratio.
In addition to the promised Mi A1 and Mi MIX 2, Xiaomi also lists the Redmi 4A, 4X, Note 5A, Note 4, Mi 6 and Mi Max 2 as available or coming soon to Spain.
Spain is the first market in Western Europe to officially welcome a robust pair of Xiaomi smartphones. Namely, the Mi A1 and Mi MIX 2.
It sounds like a very small number of Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 units will be available in India next week, followed by wider availability in early November.
If you feel the Mi MIX 2 is overpriced or way too hard to come by, and the Mi Note 3 a little underpowered, a Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Pro could be nigh.
An investor has great hopes for Xiaomi getting over 100,000 initial batch sales of a $500 phone in China, an enthusiast market that usually punches lower.
Not only should the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 launch wider than its predecessor domestically, also expanding to India shortly thereafter.
In addition to the iPhone 8-contending Mi MIX 2, Xiaomi just took the wraps off a Mi Note 3 handset and Mi Notebook Pro also opposing Apple gadgets.