ARCore apps are now available for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S in China

Google’s ARCore apps can now run on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S in China. The apps are available in the Xiaomi App Store through a partnership with Google. A tweet from the Google AR & VR Twitter account announced the news today, although the exact ARCore apps that are now compatible with the Mi Mix 2S were not named. Google did say in the tweet that more partners for ARCore are coming soon.

The Mi Mix 2S is the first phone from the manufacturer to support ARCore. Overall, 34 handsets are compatible with the platform, and Samsung leads the way with 11 such phones. A complete …


Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s Review

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has been growing by leaps and bounds and it’s just reached a whopping $70-billion-dollar valuation. Now, after years of exclusivity in Asia, it is starting to bring its phones to Europe in an ongoing West-ward expansion. While there are still no commitments about a U.S. launch, Xiaomi has repeatedly shown interest in the market and its latest flagship phone, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s, is probably one of the biggest reasons why not only Xiaomi should be interested in a global launch, but millions of customers too.

The Mi Mix 2s is the newest …

Xiaomi named in patent infringement suit; plaintiff requests production of Mi Mix 2s be stopped

Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific (Shenzhen) Co Ltd, a division of Chinese smartphone manufacturer Coolpad, has filed a patent infringement suit against three units of Xiaomi. The suit alleges that Xiaomi Telecom Technology Co Ltd, Xiaomi Technology Co Ltd and Xiaomi Factory Co Ltd used Yulong’s intellectual property without authorization. In the suit, which was filed with a court in Jiangsu province, Coolpad asked for production to immediately cease on several Xiaomi models including the Mi Mix 2s (seen in the picture at the top of this story).

The lawsuit alleges that Xiaomi …

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s battery test is done: see how it compares against iPhones and Galaxies

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s (see full specs here) is probably the most surprisingly exciting phone of 2018: we have been using it for about a week now and the slim and elegant design, as well as the smooth performance and rich in options interface are definitely impressive.

Just to brief you quickly on the specs, we are talking about a true bezel-less flagship with a 6-inch 2:1 screen (no notch here) with an exquisite ceramic back and metal frame, the powerful Snapdragon 845 chip, a dual camera system with portrait mode, as well as the option to have a gesture based interface and a …

New ad for the Mi Mix 2S shows off Xiaomi's new Xiao Ai virtual assistant

Late last month, Xiaomi introduced its high-end Mi Mix 2S handset. This is definitely a muscle phone powered by the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform, carrying a pair of 12MP cameras on back (one features a wide angle lens, the other comes with a telephoto lens). The phone comes with 6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The “King” variant is packed with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of native storage.

The Mi Mix 2S also debuts Xiaomi’s new Xiao Ai virtual assistant. The manufacturer has produced a new commercial for the Mi Mix 2S that shows Xiao Ai in action. You don’t have to know …

This is the video Xiaomi is using to make consumers want to buy the Mi Mix 2S

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S was unveiled earlier this week, and it delivers high-end specs starting at the equivalent of $527 USD for the version with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage. The top-of-the-line model, known as the “King,” comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for the equivalent of $639 USD. With a 5.99-inch display, a Snapdragon 845 mobile platform and an impressive dual camera-setup (12MP+12MP) on back, this might have been a good device to kick off U.S. sales with. However, the company says that its long-awaited U.S. landing will take place later this year, or early in 2019. …

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is now official; high-end specs at a reasonable price

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S was unveiled this afternoon in Shanghai (early morning in the U.S.) and it is obvious that Xiaomi used the Apple iPhone X as a stalking horse. Several times during the event, Xiaomi compared its new muscle phone to Apple’s tenth anniversary handset. Of course, Xiaomi says that the Mi Mix 2S takes better pictures, runs longer on a single charge, and gives video game players a better experience than the iPhone X.

As expected, the Mi Mix 2S is equipped with a four sided ceramic body that includes Series 7000 aluminum. It will be available in Ceramic White, and …

Pair of official video teasers reveal the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s and its Smart Unlock feature

Xiaomi has released a pair of video teasers for its Mi Mix 2s handset. Mixed in with scenes that could have come from the upcoming Pacific Rim 2-Uprising movie, the teaser actually shows a young kid as he grows up and learns how to work on robotics. Near the end of the clip, he is hired to join the Mi Mix R&D team. And if you continue viewing the video until the end, you are rewarded with a quick glimpse of the near bezel-less Mi Mix 2s.

The second teaser reveals the facial recognition system that the Mi Mix 2s will use to unlock the phone. Using AI, Smart Unlock will apparently …

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s video leak touts a corner notch, wireless charging hinted

March 27 is shaping up to be a very interesting date for whose who follow the developments out of the Chinese phone industry. The world’s third and fourth handset makers are set to announce their spring crops then, and, while we know most everything there is to know about Huawei’s P20 trio, Xiaomi’s announcement is still a bit of a mystery when it comes to outer appearance.

We know that it is going to announce the bezel-less Mi Mix 2s, boosted by Qualcomm’s powerful new Snapdragon 845 mobile platform. The device is expected to feature a four-sided ceramic …

Video shows that iPhone X type gestures will be used to navigate the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s?

Last month, we told you that Xiaomi could introduce a refreshed version of its Mi Mix 2 at MWC. Dubbed the Mi Mix 2s, this would be the latest version of Xiaomi’s Mi Mix line. The original generation Mi Mix stunned the world with its near bezel-less look when it was unveiled in October 2016. While the Mi Mix was a proof of concept at the time, the Mi Mix 2 was a mass produced handset released last October.

The Mi Mix 2s will reportedly feature an updated chipset as the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform is expected to be under the hood. The 5.99-inch screen will offer a “full-screen …