Xiaomi has finally launched their first waterdrop notch phone ‘Mi Play’. With Mi Play, Xiaomi has focused on the design of the phone more than the specifications. Mi Play has a plastic body with a waterdrop notch on the front which equips the selfie camera gives a premium look to the phone.
Launch Date and Price
The company launched the Mi Play smartphone on December 24th,2018 and all the specifications had been made official.The smartphone has been launched for CNY 1,099 (approx. Rs 11,000). For now,Mi Play has been launched only in China and it will be available on Xiaomi’s offline store starting December 25.Mi play will compete with smartphones like the Realme U1 and the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2.
Xiaomi Mi Play Specifications
- Display: 5.84-inch, Full HD+ 2280 × 1080 pixels
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
- Processor: Octa-Core 2.3 GHz MediaTek Helio P35
- RAM: 3 GB/4 GB/6 GB
- Storage:32 GB/64 GB/128 GB
- Rear Cameras: 12 MP + 8 MP, LED Flash
- Selfie Camera: 8 MP
- Security: In-display fingerprint scanner
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac 2.4G + 5G, Bluetooth 5 .0, GPS, USB Type-C
- Sensors: Gravity sensor, Distance sensor, Light sensor
- Battery: 2900mAh
- Dimensions: 147.76×71.89×7.8
- Weight: 150 g
Display and Performance
Mi Play sports a 5.84-inch FHD+ display with a water-drop notch at the top.The device has a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The device is powered by Octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor clocked at 2.3 GHz.
Xiaomi Mi play has been released in only one variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based MIUI 10.
The smartphone has dual rear cameras with a 12MP primary sensor and 8 megapixel secondary sensor.For selfie lovers, it comes with 8 megapixel camera at the front. The front camera is said to have a lot of AI features including AI micro plastic beauty — for clicking beautiful and blemish free selfies.
Battery and Connectivity :
Xiaomi Mi play has connectivity features including 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac 2.4G + 5G, Bluetooth 5 .0, GPS, USB Type-C . It Gravity sensor, Distance sensor and Light sensor.