Xiaomi Launches MIX 3 in Forbidden City on October 25

Xiaomi announced on its official Weibo account today that it will be unveiling the highly-anticipated Xiaomi MIX 3 smartphone on Oct. 25 at the Palace Museum, a well-known landmark in Beijing.

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“It is the perfect integration between culture and art,” explains Lei Jun, Xiaomi CEO. The decision may be an allusion to the release of different artistic editions of the MIX 3.

MIX 3 Launch in the Forbidden City
Xiaomi MIX 3 will launch at the Palace Museum on October 25

The MIX 3 is said to adopt a slider design with a screen size of 6.5 inches and a resolution of 1080×2340, equipped with a Snapdragon 845 processor. In the camera department, the MIX 3 is said to house a front-facing 24MP dual-camera, and a dual rear-facing camera set of 12MP + 20MP.


Mi Mix 3 smartphone
Mi Mix 3 smartphone with dual-front camera

Xiaomi has officially confirmed that the MIX 3 will support 5G connectivity, but the company may be withholding something even more interesting about the hardware – a next-generation Snapdragon chipset. Guesses are that the chip referenced is the Snapdragon 855.