5.5" Xiaomi Mi Mix may be called Nano, settings screenshot tips Snapdragon 821 and 4 GB RAM

The "bezel-less" Xiaomi Mi Mix phone has commanded its fair share of interest ever since its announcement, despite the fact that it is a rare commodity even in China, which will be its sole market for now. The reason for this attention is, needless to say, the amount of work Xiaomi put to achieve 90%+ screen-to-body ratio by replacing the earpiece with piezoelectric acoustics, the proximity sensor with a sonar, and moving the selfie shooter at the bottom.

These allowed it to fit a 6.4" screen in the footprint of the 6" Mate 9, for instance, yet that's still a lot of phone to handle in your palm and pocket. If Xiaomi went with the same edge-to-edge concept , but used a smaller screen panel, we'd wager to bet there would be many more potential customers for the Mix line.

Well, Xiaomi must have taken notice, as yesterday a claimed smaller Mi Mix was snapped chilling to the 6.4" one, and was said to sport a 5.5" display that will probably be outfitted on a chassis not much larger than your average 5-incher. Today, a source from Weibo has posted a settings screen snapshot of the alleged Mi Mix Nano (apparently that's the codename), which confirms some of the specs bandied about yesterday. The phone seems to be powered by Snapdragon 821, like the Mi Mix, judging from the 2.53 GHz processor frequency displayed, and has 4 GB RAM, as well as 64 GB of storage. 

On the software side of things, it sports MIUI 8 plastered over Android Marshmallow, which will hopefully change to Nougat by the time it is ready for an announcement. In any case, it's another intriguing handset from Xiaomi that has more chance to be a harbinger of the bezel-less era that is evidently going to dawn on us in full force next year, when Apple and Samsung are rumored to out their own takes on the edge-to-edge matter.

source: CTech (Weibo) via TrendyTechz

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  • Display 6.4" 1080 x 2040 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery 4400 mAh



1. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I would buy this!

4. asirfaysal

Posts: 104; Member since: Jul 19, 2016

me too! what a turn around for xiaomi

10. RajRicardo

Posts: 505; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Keep Dreaming.

11. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Whether you like it or not, whether you say it or not, I am a dreamer...and so are you, everyone dreams. So shut up you twat!

13. Master_Oogway

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 06, 2016

If the 5.5 incher's design & materials are same as the original Mi MIX, then I will definitely import it directly from China... No matter what the reseller cost and custom duty....

19. RajRicardo

Posts: 505; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Hehe calm down mate. I said that coz no matter what xiaomi only releases its phones in select countries and their after sales support is negligible. Even if you pay the premium, you gotta be extremely careful with this as ceramic is brittle and shatters easily. BUt its more scratch resistant.

2. Diego!

Posts: 880; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Bring it on Xiaomi! Destroy Apple and Samsung!

8. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Destroy Apple & Samsung? And what 'good' it will do, I wonder? Millions of people without jobs, for starters... Modi in India, Putin in Russia, Brexit in England & Trump in U.S. No wonder that 'far-right' statements like these are the 'mainstream' now. ...

12. Master_Oogway

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 06, 2016

Why do you want to destroy 2 big investors in Research & Development (R&D).....

3. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Maybe me too. If it is ceramic like the big brother, will consider buying it.

5. asirfaysal

Posts: 104; Member since: Jul 19, 2016

It will be as small as iphone7. lol iphone

6. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

A bloody 5.5 Incher and they're going to call it "Nano"...? Beg your pardon, Xiaomi...? No one in his or her right mind would label & sell a "Phablet" as a "Nano Phone"... Is it "Chinglish" to blame, I wonder...? Now, I'm not making fun of them (I'm not a native English Speaker myself), I'm just pointing at the language barrier... Just do a little research and most Chinese Companies often make such 'mistakes', quite un-deliberately I'd like to add, but they're hilarious to read, nonetheless... http://blogs.transparent.com/chinese/chinglish-pictures/ Anyhow, its unfortunate that such a phone won't be available around here, The Kingdom Of Kangaroos... Oh well... N'Day! (Nano Day, eh?)

7. asirfaysal

Posts: 104; Member since: Jul 19, 2016

You wasted lots of time making this comment which even dont have any sense.

17. WindowsiDroid

Posts: 138; Member since: Jul 22, 2013

5.5 inches with 89% or higher screen-to-body ratio, which means this phone cannot be a phablet, it can be as big as 4.5~4.7 inches phone with 60~70% screen-to-body ratio. Gosh GreenMan.

9. aman5mathur

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

If xiaomi really manages to make it bezel less in or under 5.5 inches then its no less than achievement guys We all will now be expecting a great deal from apple and samsung

14. Mobilephile

Posts: 173; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Uugh Sharp Aquos Crystal X

15. plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

I read 2.35 and not 2.53ghz.

16. monoke

Posts: 1206; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Where the little rounded screen corners xiaomi? Call me crazy but small details matter a lot lol!

18. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

I hope they'll fix the camera because Mi Mix takes pretty bad pictures for the money.

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