At a launch event in China, Xiaomi officially unveiled its latest budget smartphone called the Mi Play. It is the company’s first ever smartphone to come with a waterdrop-style display notch. The Xiaomi Mi Play is priced at CNY 1099 (NPR 17,890) for 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage variant. The smartphone is currently available to pre-order in China and will go on sale starting December 25th.
As for the specifications, the Mi Play features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with screen resolution of 1080×2280 pixels, pixel density of 432 PPI and an aspect ratio of 19:9. Under the hood, powering the Mi Play is the new 12nm MediaTek Helio P35 SoC clocked at 2.3GHz, coupled with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB internal storage that is expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.
It is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery with support for 5V/2A (10W) fast charging. On the rear, there’s a circular fingerprint sensor. The Mi Play runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with MIUI 10 skin on top.
Coming to the cameras, the Mi Play sports a dual rear camera, which combines a primary 12MP camera with a 2MP depth sensor. The rear camera features are EIS, Portrait Mode, HDR, and other AI features. On the front, there’s an 8MP single front camera for capturing selfies and video-calling. The front camera features include AI Beautify and AI portrait mode.
Xiaomi Mi Play Key Specifications
- Display: 5.84-inch (2280×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- CPU: 2.3GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P35 12nm Processor
- RAM: 4GB LPDDR4x RAM
- Internal Storage: 64GB + expandable via microSD (up to 256GB)
- Rear CamerA: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, EIS, 2MP secondary camera
- Front Camera: 8MP
- O/S: Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10
- Battery: 3000mAh battery
- Connectivity options : Dual SIM, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 /5GHz) Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C.
- Colors: Black, Dream Blue and Twilight Gold
- Xiaomi Mi Play Price In Nepal: Rs.21,900 expected