Xiaomi continues to create an impeccable reputation in the mobile device market, every year creating more and more devices that occupy top places in the ratings of technology. Smartphones from Xiaomi are incredibly popular due to their affordable price and abundance of features, while in terms of quality they are absolutely not inferior to more eminent competitors. In 2017, the company introduced a lot of new models, which are definitely worth paying attention to as a fan of new products in the world of smartphones, as well as to everyone who is looking for a new and high-quality device for communication, games and work.
So, let’s look at smartphones from Xiaomi, which are on hearing today.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Big, frameless, bright — all these words are perfect to describe the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 smartphone that continues the mi Mix series. The original version of this device appeared in 2016 and it is to her that we owe the popularization of smartphones without frames on the screen.
Of course, everything in this smartphone is aimed at the display — 5.99 inches of images are definitely worth it. The bezels that frame the screen are so thin that they are almost impossible to notice, so it seems that you are holding a display in your hands. The front camera is located at the bottom, this innovation obviously takes some getting used to, but it takes no more than a few days. So, we get a screen that is 10% larger than that of Redmi Note 4, while the case is only 0.5% higher.
The aspect ratio on the Mi Mix 2 is 18:9, so movies and games will be a lot of fun when played on this smartphone. The ceramic case also looks very attractive, and it is extremely pleasant to hold it in your hands. It creates a real feeling of a top smartphone.
But the appearance is not all that the device boasts. Powerful Snapdragon Qualcomm 835 runs inside with 6GB of RAM, the battery has a capacity of 3400mAh with fast charging capability. This definitely puts the Mi Mix 2 on par with flagships.
Xiaomi Mi 6
Mi 6 is the flagship model of 2017, and everything inside and outside of the smartphone speaks for itself. Inside, again, we see a Snapdragon 835 CPU, and we get 6GB of RAM and two options — 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. But this alone would not be enough to attract attention and cause a lot of talk. Therefore, Xiaomi Mi 6 is also equipped with a dual camera that can take amazing photos. First of all, it is worth noting a double optical zoom, and then it remains only to add the ability to shoot in a special portrait mode, and all photographers will definitely be interested in this device.
You get background blur effects (bokeh), which allows you to make the photo more voluminous and bright. Well, all fans of video shooting on a smartphone will not be able to get past the four-axis stabilization.
I must say that both the filling and the camera are still not all that Xiaomi Mi 6 boasts. This device is equipped with a 5.15-inch display, and today it can be considered a compact smartphone. Compared to many competitors, it is extremely light and fits comfortably in the hand. Well, the battery with a capacity of 3350mAh quietly lasts all day and supports the fast charging function.
The screen resolution is 1080, but don’t let that disappoint fans of photography and video, because it is clear and bright, the smartphone’s speakers sound loud and confident.
Ultimately, it all comes down to the fact that Xiaomi Mi 6 offers the user a lot for their money.
Xiaomi Mi A1
In some ways, this smartphone resembles the Google Nexus 4, which is loved by many users. To date, Xiaomi Mi A1 is one of the latest smartphones of the “Android One” program, which aims to create smartphones with the latest version of Android at an affordable price.
As for the design, the influence of the iPhone 7 Plus is easily recognizable in Xiaomi Mi A1 & What’s there, the smartphone looks almost the same, but this is its advantage — after all, high-quality materials were used in the creation.
The processor and RAM will not disappoint, so the performance of the smartphone, coupled with the easily and quickly running version of Android, will allow you to run applications without difficulty. In terms of performance, the smartphone can be compared with last year’s flagships, but of course, it should be noted that the price of A1 will cost 2 times cheaper.
If you like Xiaomi but aren’t a fan of MIUI, then the Xiaomi Mi A1 is the perfect option as it’s the only smartphone that runs Android without a UI.
Another advantage that many fans of Android smartphones have been hunting for for a long time is that updates on the Xiaomi Mi A1 come automatically as soon as they become available.
As for the camera, and here you will find good news — in terms of quality, it shoots almost the same as the one installed on the Mi 6, it is double and easily gets the title of the best among analogues in the same price category. The battery capacity is 3080 mAh, so it will last all day.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Again we return to smartphones with large displays, but powerful filling and a strong battery. Just under this description, Mi Max 2 is ideal. Practically a tablet from which you can also call, you can’t say otherwise. Inside the device runs a Snapdragon 625 processor and 4GB of RAM, which is more than enough for the vast majority of tasks.
The build is great as always, Xiaomi never skimps on looks. The display of Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is bright and saturated, despite 342 pixels per inch. In fact, this amount is completely unnoticeable, since the image is ideal for watching movies and playing games. The picture on the screen is clear and sharp. The speakers are also a pleasant surprise, providing a uniform and loud sound.
The battery can’t be overlooked either, a big screen needs a lot of power, so Xiaomi equipped the Mi Max 2 with an excellent 5300mAh battery with fast charging capability. If you can’t imagine how much it is — explain! On one charge it is possible to play video for 24 hours without interruption. What to say about communication? Speaking of the battery, one cannot fail to note the possibility of wireless charging.
The main camera of the smartphone has a resolution of 12MP and allows you to shoot not only photos, but also videos in 4K format.
In a word, this unique smartphone contains an incredible number of useful and convenient functions.
Xiaomi Redmi 4X
The Redmi series of smartphones is Xiaomi’s budget line. However, with regard to assembly and filling, the company is in no hurry to cut corners and the quality of equipment remains at its best.
Xiaomi Redmi 4X looks definitely attractive, the smartphone has an aluminum body and a nice appearance, which of course still resembles the iPhone. This device will not surprise you with the latest specifications or the most powerful stuffing, but it will please you with a long service life and a nice price. The middle variant of this device is equipped with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory, while the top variant has 4GB/64GB of storage.
One way or another, you will get a quad-core processor, a bright and rich 720p 5‑inch display, a 13-megapixel camera and, of course, which is important — a battery capacity of 4100mAh.
This smartphone, of course, is not in the top lists, but for everyday tasks, it is perhaps difficult to find a more suitable option. Therefore, if you need a device for communication, chatting, light games and watching videos, Xiaomi Redmi 4X will always attract your attention with its price-quality ratio.
Of course, in 2018 we are waiting for something new from Xiaomi, and the talk does not stop. For example, Mi Mix 2S fans are looking forward to with particular impatience. This smartphone is rumored to be powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor with a 5.99-inch display and lots of cool specs, including a Sony camera. The flagship smartphone Mi 7 is also of interest. Its specifications will be almost the same: 8GB of RAM, the same processor, but a 5.6‑inch screen. In a word, if you want to wait a bit, we will understand, because Xiaomi always knows how to surprise.