Xiaomi Mi MIX vs iPhone 7 Plus: Comparison of specs, features, price

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Xiaomi has just released a new concept phone called the Mi MIX. Crafted together with renowned French designer Philippe Starck, the handset has an edge-to-edge display which extends to the top of the device and covers 91.3 percent of the phone’s front. The smartphone wowed tech fans with its elegant design and premium specs, but how will it do when pitted against the iPhone 7 Plus?

Apple’s current supersized flagship phone remains a firm favorite among tech enthusiasts due to its crystal-clear screen, superior performance, and luxurious build which has been further enhanced with an IP 67 rating, making it dustproof and water-resistant. It will be interesting to see how this device will fare against a new challenger in the competitive smartphone market.

This article compares the Xiaomi Mi MIX with the iPhone 7 Plus.

Design:

The Xiaomi Mi MIX has a full ceramic body, with the earpiece replaced by a cantilevered piezoelectric actuator behind the glass to produce audible sound for phone calls. The device has a fingerprint reader for added security and measures 6.25 x 3.22 x 0.31 inches and weighs 7.37 ounces. The phone comes in only one color option Black.

The iPhone 7 Plus has an aluminum body with a fingerprint scanner. It measures 6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches and weighs 6.63 ounces, making it easier to hold than the Mi MIX. It comes in four color variants: Black, Gold, Silver and Pink.

Display and Camera:

The Mi MIX has a 6.4-inch display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,040 pixels, while the iPhone 7 Plus has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels.

The Xiaomi device has a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front shooter, while the Apple phone has a 12-megapixel rear sensor and a 7-megapixel front-facing camera.

Processor and Internal Memory:

The Xiaomi device is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset with 6 GB of random access memory (RAM), while the Apple smartphone has a quad-core A10 Fusion processor with 3 GB of RAM. The Mi MIX comes with 256 GB internal memory, while the iPhone 7 comes in 32, 128, and 256 GB internal storage variants.

Price:

The Xiaomi Mi MIX is priced at $590, while the iPhone 7 Plus starts at $769.