Xiaomi introduced the Mi Mix Alpha in China as the manufacturer's new concept smartphone. A special feature is an OLED display running all around the smartphone, which is only cut through on the back by a vertical strip for the cameras. Therein sits a 108-megapixel camera from Samsung.
With the Mi-Mix series Xiaomi repeatedly shows interesting display concepts, including the Mi Mix Alpha presented today, whose OLED display runs almost around the entire smartphone. Xiaomi speaks of a “180 percent” screen-to-body ratio. Only on the back, if you can even call it that way, the display is interrupted by a vertical strip in which Xiaomi accommodates the three cameras of the smartphone. A selfie camera is not needed, because the viewfinder can also be displayed on the other side next to the main camera.
Instead of searching for keys on the Mi Mix Alpha, there are virtual buttons in the display areas of the margins, which can determine the print intensity and provide haptic feedback similar to Apple's Taptic Engine to the user via a linear vibration motor. At the edge are also the indicators for the battery level, the signal strength, Bluetooth or set alarm clock. Idenifizieren. In the Zusammenarbeit and by Xiagebi Electricity Systems (KIatterg) are to be used for the operation of theidensee.
Main camera with 108 megapixels
In the strip of the back sits no less interesting hardware. The main camera uses a developed in cooperation with Samsung and with 1 / 1.33 inches unusually large sensor with 108 megapixels. The aperture is at f / 1.69, also an optical image stabilizer is installed. The ultra-wide-angle camera offers 20 megapixels to 1 / 2.8 inches with f / 2.2 aperture, the telephoto lens comes to 12 megapixels at 1 / 2.55 inches.
While the lenses of the camera are protected with sapphire crystal, the vertical stripe is made of ceramic. Xiaomi manufactures the upper and lower part of the smartphone from an alloy of aluminum and titanium. The area between these end caps and the display is just 2.15 millimeters wide.
With Snapdragon 855+ and 5G for 2,600 euros
The Mi Mix Alpha also comes with the Snapdragon 855+, 5G, 12GB of RAM, 512GB of UFS 3.0 memory and a 4050mAh battery that can charge up to 40W via USB Type C wired. The price of the smartphone is equivalent to just under 2,600 euros. By the end of December this year, Xiaomi intends to record the production of Mi Mix Alpha in small series.