tech2 News StaffMar 06, 2017 11:07:05 IST
Xiaomi Mi Mix was one a kind device thanks to its almost bezel-less display. The device launched in October 2016, has yet to find any parallel in the smartphone world. But it looks like the Chinese smartphone maker is already working on the successor, allegedly called the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. The device is expected to be worked on by French designer Phillipe Starck, who also designed the first Xiaomi Mi Mix.
According to latest rumours, the Mi Mix 2 will come with a curved AMOLED display which covers around 93 percent of the front part of the device, as opposed to 91.3 percent on the Mi Mix. This means that the bezel on the Mi Mix 2 will be even thinner than on the first phone.
The report in GizmoChina also states that the ceramic build quality and bone conduction for audio technology will also be present on the new Mi Mix 2.
It is also expected to get a fingerprint scanner embedded in the lower part of the display. Chinese company Goodix had recently demoed an in-display fingerprint technology at MWC 2017. According to this technology, smartphone makers can define certain area of the display as a fingerprint sensor, thereby bypassing the need to use a dedicated finger print scanner button on the front or back.
According to industry analyst Pan Jiutang, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will be supporting in-display fingerprint and it will be launched in the second half of the year.
Considering the Mi Mix was launched only in October 2016, it still looks like a long way off for the Mi Mix 2 to be launched.
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