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Xiaomi Mix 4 is here with an under-screen camera, Snapdragon 888 Plus

Xiaomi Mix 4
Xiaomi Mix 4 (Image credit: Xiaomi)

What you need to know

  • The Mix 4 is Xiaomi's first phone to come with an under-screen camera.
  • It is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset.
  • The phone also features a 108MP main camera and a 4,500mAh battery with 120W fast charging.

Nearly two years after showcasing its under-screen camera technology, Xiaomi has finally launched (opens in new tab) its first phone with an "invisible" selfie camera. The new Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 is also the first phone to be powered by Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset. It is a direct successor to the Mi Mix 3 5G, which was announced back in February 2019.

Xiaomi Mix 4

Source: Xiaomi (Image credit: Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi's latest Android flagship comes with a 6.67-inch curved AMOLED display featuring FHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It uses a 20MP under-screen camera with large 1.6μm pixels, claimed to deliver much better image quality than previous phones with similar "invisible" cameras. The area right above the camera uses a micro-diamond pixel pattern that enables a high 400PPI pixel density.

Xiaomi Mix 4

Source: Xiaomi (Image credit: Source: Xiaomi)

On the back of the Mix 4 is a large camera bump housing a 108MP main sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide free-form lens, and an 8MP periscope lens with 5x optical zoom. The Mix 4 has a relatively large 4,500mAh battery with support for 120W wired and 50W wireless charging speeds. According to Xiaomi, it takes just 15 minutes for the Mix 4 to be fully charged in boost mode. That's significantly quicker than even the Mi 11 Ultra, one of Xiaomi's best Android phones.

As you would expect from a modern flagship in 2021, the Mix 4 also offers dual stereo speakers, IP68 water and dust resistance, Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, Ultra-Wideband (UWB), and 5G connectivity.

The Mix 4 is slated to go on sale in China from August 16 for a starting price of 4,999 yuan (about $770). It will be available in three colors: Ceramic Black, Ceramic White, and an all-new Ceramic Gray. There's no word on global availability yet.

Babu Mohan
Babu Mohan
2 Comments
  • No headphone jack, no expandable storage, oversized screen but still at just 1080p, IP53...this is just more Chinese garbage whose sole purpose to exist is showing off the under the display camera. Pass.
  • I'm still waiting for my MI6 to update it ain't even on Android 11 yet... I'm sick of these company saying oh we'll be the first ones to update the software and they're always the last I don't have this problem on my Samsung or my you always it's just my show me devices...