Xiaomi unveils white version of Mi Mix and Mi Router HD at CES
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Chinese smartphone major Xiaomi has announced a white version of its Mi Mix smartphone. The Mi Mix was launched late last year as a concept smartphone which people could buy. Its main USP is its almost bezel less design with an insane 91.3 percent screen to body ratio and a full ceramic build.

The phone went on sale in November and it was only available in China. Likewise, the white variant of the phone will also be only available in China later this year.

Specifications wise, the phone is identical to the black model which the Chinese company had unveiled back in October. This means, the phone is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor colluded with 4GB RAM and comes with 128GB of internal storage based on the UFS 2.0 standard.

It has a 6.4-inch full HD screen which fits inside a frame which is little bigger than a frame which would accommodate a 5.5-inc h screen. It has a unique 17:9 ratio which includes on-screen keys.

The phone uses an unique cantilever piezoelectric ceramic acoustic system that replaces the traditional earpiece. It also gets an ultrasonic proximity sensor hidden behind the display.

It has a 16-megapixel camera with a PDAF and a f/2.0 aperture. On the front, it has a 5-megapixel camera. The rear is also home to a massive 4,400mAh battery and a rear mounted fingerprint scanner that supports Mi Pay.

Other frills on the phone include NFC support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth and support for HD audio.

The phone is based on Android Marshmallow running Mi UI 8.

Besides this, Xiaomi has also announced the Mi Router HD. It is a smart route. It is a 4x4 multi user MiMO router that supports upto 2600 mbps in transfer speeds. It also comes with a built in surveillance class hard drive offered with up to 8TB of storage.

Xiaomi has also designed it to be compatible with Apple’s Time Machine backup protocol. Interestingly, there is also baked in Dropbox support and it backs up everything to the Dropbox cloud.

Additional features include support for Sonos audio systems and it will launch in China for less than $200 for the version that comes with 1TB of storage. The model that comes with 8TB will be offered for less than $500. Its launch is expected to be in Q1 of 2017.