Xiaomi's Latest Phone Has a Gorgeous No-Notch Design

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The new phone features a rather interesting solution in order to deliver edge-to-edge full-screen experience while still able to avoid having a notch on its display. This is thanks to a new sliding mechanism that hides the dual front-facing 24MP primary and 2MP depth sensing cameras behind the display. Users can slide open the phone to answer calls or customise it to launch different functions.

The Xiaomi Mi A2 is the successor of the Xiaomi Mi A1, Xiaomi's first Android One phone. The company's Mi Mix 3 is its most lovely phone to date, featuring an edge-to-edge display and no notch.

Just like an old-school Palm Pre or Nokia N95, the Mi Mix 3 is split vertically down the side into a front and back portion. On another hand, the 8GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB models will go for CNY 3599 (~RM 2161) and CNY 3999 (~RM 2402) respectively. There's also a Forbidden City Special Edition of the smartphone that comes with 10GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and is being offered for RMB 4,999 (~Rs 52,750). At present, there's no word on when it will be released in other markets, though Xiaomi has said that a 5G version will arrive at a later date. The phone also offers wireless charging, and Xiaomi is throwing in a 10W wireless charger in the box. With the first two phones designed by Philippe Starck showing the world how much we could extend our screens, the Mi Mix 3 now finally does away with the notch, the chin, and the bezel in entirety.

The phone has four storage options, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage: 3299 yuan ($474.87); 8GB RAM + 128GB storage 3599 yuan ($517.93); 8GB RAM + 256GB storage: 3999 yuan ($575.50). The launch of the Mi Mix 3 shows Xiaomi too wants to build the hype around the blazing fast 5G speeds and nothing else.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite packs a 12MP + 5MP AI dual-camera setup at the rear. Let us talk about the Mi MIX 3 in thorough detail so you guys can know if this is going to be your daily driver or not. It has 10GBof RAM and 256GB of onboard storage.

On the back there's two 12MP cameras, one of them also by Sony, with f/1.7 aperture and dual-core focus, coupled with a secondary Samsung sensor.

Unlike nearly all the devices coming out this year, Xiaomi has done something a little different with the design of the Mi Mix 3. The main camera is also capable of 4K recording at 60fps, as well as a new 960fps super slow-motion capture at up to 1080p - just make sure you use this somewhere that's well-lit. That will give you the baseline model that comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.