13 May 2019
Xiaomi’s first 5G smartphone Mi Mix 3 was announced at the MWC event in Barcelona but before its unveiling, the company successfully demoed the video calling experience at a conference held in China in December last year. The device includes some top-level specifications like the Snapdragon 855 processor that helps it in churning out the best performance while you play high-end games.
Now, Xiaomi’s senior VP Wang Xiang has shared a video on Twitter that shows Mi Mix 3 5G is streaming a video in 8K resolution on the latest 5G network. Xiang tweets that he is wowed by the super high speed and low latency achieved with 5G and this could truly change the mobile experience.
Wowed by this 8k video on #MiMIX3 5G, our first 5G smartphone. The super high speed and low latency achieved with 5G is truly changing the mobile experience. Are you looking forward to the rollout of 5G? #5GIsHere pic.twitter.com/1F7CL8Sw1q— Wang Xiang (@XiangW_) May 9, 2019
Xiaomi said that the end-to-end 5G network solution provided by Nokia Bell is the first multi-vendor 5G live network communication base on the 3.3GHz frequency in China.
5G connectivity is not yet achieved widespread and it will take some time to grip the market. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G features a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080x2340 pixels resolution. It’s powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC coupled with Snapdragon X50 modem, Adreno 630 and 6GB RAM. It comes with a dual rear camera setup which consists of two 12MP sensors with AI-based features. It also has dual cameras on the front with a 24MP primary snapper and a 2MP depth sensor.
The front-facing cameras are placed on a pop-up magnetic slider. It packs 3,800mAH battery and has support for Quick Charge 4+ and 10W wireless charging. It also has a dedicated Google Assistant button. The device will be available for purchase in Europe from May with a starting price of 599 Euros.