Xiaomi Mi Play has officially been launched in China. It is the first series in the company to play series. Unlike the other previous phone, the Mi play sports a waterdrop style display notch. The smartphone aslo sports a gradient finish at the back- on top of the glass-like finish. There is an octa-core Media Tek Helio P35 SoC as well as a dual rear camera setup. To give users an out of the box way to surf the web on the Mi Play, the Chinese company has bundled 10GB of free data per month for 12 month.
The price of the phone in china has been set at CNY 1,099 for the lone 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. The smartphone comes in black, dream blue, and Twilight Gold color options along with a gradient finish.
Xiaomi’s offline store in China will start selling the Mi Play from 10am on December 25. The handset will be bundled with 10GB data per month for 12 months.
Xiaomi Mi Play Specification
The dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi Play runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 10 and sports a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) display along with a 19:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the handset has an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, coupled with IMG GE8320 GPU and 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
The phone has dual rear camera setup on the Mi Play that includes a 12 megapixel primary sensor along with a f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The phone is accompanied by an LED flash. For selfies, the Mi Play sprots an 8 megapixel sensor at the front
The Xiaomi Mi Play has 64GB of onboard eMMC 5.1 storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). In terms of connectivity, the smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light, geomagnetic, and gyroscope. There is also a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. Lastly, the handset packs a 3,000mAh battery and measures 147.76×71.89×7.8mm.