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Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha release date could be nearing

Last September, Xiaomi took off covers from the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G and Mi MIX Alpha concept phone. The company has been selling the Mi 9 Pro 5G, but the Mi MIX Alpha that features a marvelous wraparound display is yet to arrive in the market. Recently, the Mi MIX Alpha was found listed on third-party retailer sites like Taobao and Tmall. A fresh report on Abacus News suggests that the release date of the Mi MIX Alpha could be nearing.

According to the publication, it has learnt from Xiaomi that it hasn’t fixed a released date for the Mi MIX Alpha yet but will be sharing it as soon as possible. Even though it was listed on the aforementioned third-party resellers, it wasn’t available for purchase.

Priced at 19,999 Yuan (~$2,280), Xiaomi MI MIX Alpha concept phone is the most expensive flagship from the company. It is likely to be available in limited stock as the company had claimed at the launch of the device that it won’t be mass producing it. The concept phone was expected to release in December, but its arrival has been seemingly delayed due to technical difficulty related to its unique design.

Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha release date could be nearing

Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha Specifications

The Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha is a 5G smartphone powered by Snapdragon 855+ mobile platform and 12 GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 512 GB UFS 3.0. There is no microSD card slot on the device. The MIUI 11 based Android 10 OS comes preloaded on the device. The Mi MIX Alpha receives power from a 4,050mAh that carries support for 40W charging.

The Mi MIX Alpha is fitted with a 7.92-inch flexible S-AMOLED display that wraps the device. It supports a resolution of 2088 x 2250 pixels. The device is blessed with a dual-LED flash enabled camera setup that includes a 108-megapixel main lens, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with laser autofocus and 2x optical zoom and a 20-megapixel ultrawide lens with laser autofocus. There is no selfie camera on the device, and it lacks a 3.5mm audio jack. The connectivity features that are available on the Mi MIX Alpha include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and USB-C. It also features an in-screen fingerprint reader.

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