22 Oct 2018
#LeakPeek: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3's exceptional camera details revealed
Xiaomi's Mi Mix 3, set to launch on October 25, is primed to be the best smartphone of 2018.
So far, we know the phone will support 5G technology and pack 10GB RAM.
In the latest update, Xiaomi has teased 960fps video support on its upcoming flagship device while another video has revealed quick face unlock.
Here's a leak peek of the device.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3's camera capabilities teased
Recently, Xiaomi highlighted the low-light performance and Bokeh effect of Mi Mix 3's dual rear-camera setup.
And now, the company's global spokesperson, Donovan Sung, has teased 960fps slow-mo video recording capability on the Mi Mix 3.
Notably, the phone will also come with a dual 24-MP front camera setup with Selfie-light that can be accessed via a manual down-sliding mechanism.
Official teaser confirms 960fps slow-mo video on Mi Mix 3
Look to unlock
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will support face unlock as well
Apple's iPhone X with its Face ID feature has popularized 3D face scanning technology.
However, while the Apple flagship packed all the gadgetry within a notch, Xiaomi has opted to enclose all face scanning sensors within the front camera slider.
A new video shared on YouTube highlights the face unlock feature on the Mi Mix 3 and it appears to be really fast.
Design & Display
Mi Mix 3: At a glance
Thanks to previous leaks and official teasers, we know Mi Mix 3 will feature an edge-to-edge all-screen design with an ultra-slim bottom chin - much like OPPO Find X.
Interestingly, Xiaomi's product marketing director for mobile phones, Zhi Zhiyuan, earlier revealed that upcoming flagship will have a screen resolution of 1080x2340 pixels. And this translates to a 19.5:9 aspect ratio on Mi Mix 3.
Under the hood
Mi Mix 3 will run on a Snapdragon 845 processor
Further, like other 2018 flagship smartphones, the upcoming Xiaomi flagship will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with up to 10GB RAM and possibly up to 512GB of storage.
Moreover, the Mi Mix 3 will offer 5G speeds and this has already been confirmed by the company.
We also expect the phone to support wireless charging.
Previous reports suggest Mix 3 will come in two variants
Xiaomi will offer its Mi Mix 3 flagship in two variants - a standard model and a premium variant with ceramic back, according to previous reports. However, it is not yet certain if both or just the premium variant will feature the sliding camera.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 tipped to start at $510
The 6GB RAM/64GB storage (Standard model) will be priced at $510 while the Ceramic Edition will cost $660.
The 6GB RAM/128GB variant will cost $555 for Standard model and $705 for Ceramic Edition.
The 8GB/128GB option will be listed at $600 and $750 for Standard and Ceramic Editions respectively.
Lastly, the 8GB/256GB variant will cost $645 (Standard model) and $795 for the Ceramic Edition.