The Xiaomi Mi Play is a new category smartphone that comes with its own 10GB mobile traffic card. But for most customers, this is not the main selling point of this handset (we mean those who live outside China won’t benefit from this feature). This is the first smartphone of the company to come with a drop screen design. Even more, this is the first handset around the globe to use a dip dyeing process. Compared with the printing and sprayed grading process, the dip dyeing process has high color saturation and the gradient effect is more natural and delicate. That is, no particles can be seen even using the magnifying glass. Well, the rest of the key features is presented below, and you will still manage to get acquainted with them. As for now, you should know it is sold for $116.99. Grab yours from Twilight Gold, Fantasy Blue, and Black.
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Now let’s take a closer look at selling points of the newly announced Xiaomi Mi Play. First, the Xiaomi Play sports a 5.84-inch drop screen, with a resolution of Full HD, a contrast ratio of 1500:1 and a pixel density of 443ppi. There are three modes of sunscreen, luminous screen, and eye protection.
Under the hood, the Xiaomi Mi Play sports a MediaTek Helio P35, instead of the previously rumored P70/P90. This SoC is based on a 12nm process node, comes with a Turbo dynamic acceleration of the CPU and GPU realized for the first time and a clock speed of 2.5GHz. It performs even better than the Snapdragon 625 and 450. The chip is paired with a 4GB RAM+64GB ROM memory combination and a 3000mAh battery.
On the back, the Xiaomi Mi Play is packed with a 12MP + 2MP AI dual-camera with a single pixel size of 1.25-micron. It also supports AI portrait mode, background blur, multi-frame noise reduction, and automatic HDR function. The front-facing 8-megapixel camera supports 5-level smart beauty and has four modes of face-lifting, big-eye, whitening, and skin-rejuvenation in advanced mode. It camera supports face unlock as well as a background blur.