Mi Mix’s new variant comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 with X50 5G modem.
No smartphones manufacturing company wants to remain behind in the race of 5G tech-enabled smartphones. Recently Xiaomi announced their entry into 5G tech with the launch of their first 5G phone, Mi Mix 3 at the pre-MWC conference held in Barcelona. The original model of Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 was originally released in October 2018.
There are few changes in the new 5G variant of Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi has replaced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip with a Snapdragon 855. It is the same chipset which you can find on the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S10.
The Mi Mix 3 5G starts at 599 euros. The company has partnered with UK Three, Orange, Sunrise, Telefonica, Tim, and Vodafone. The sale of the Mi Mix will go live from the start of May via their authorized selected retail channels, Mi Stores and Mi.com.
Chipmaker Qualcomm’s president, Cristiano Amon said,
“5G is here. Not in 2020, not in late 2020 – it’s here right now in 2019. 2019 is the year of 5G,”
This indicates that we can see the introduction of the 5G services as soon as the second half of the year.
The China-based business house now has 2000 Xiaomi branded products in its portfolio and has a global base of active 224 million monthly active users.
Xiaomi phones are not available in the U.S. market but you can buy the company's phone from Spain, the U.K., France, and Italy in addition to their stronghold market in Asia.
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