Xiaomi Inaugurates Mi Play, Mobile Dual Camera with "Waterdrop"


Xiaomi Inaugurates Mi Play, Mobile Dual Camera with "Waterdrop" BangsXiaomi Inaugurates Mi Play, Mobile Dual Camera with "Waterdrop" Bangs

Xiaomi officially released its newest line smartphone, Xiaomi Mi Play. Mi Play is the "Mi" version in the Redmi line.  You could say, Mi Play is "flagship" on the Redmi line. So that in terms of specifications and prices, of course it will be under the "Mi" line.  As a differentiator with the Redmi line, Mi Play comes fresher with a trendier body shape and contemporary color wrapping.

The finishing body of the Mi Play follows the latest smartphone trend designs, with dynamic colors and fresher than the monotonous color on the Redmi line.  Mi Play has a 5.84-inch screen span with waterdrop bangs or resembles a water droplet shape. This bangs design has also been commonly used by many vendors, but Xiaomi has only been applied for the first time.  The Mi Play screen has a resolution of 1,080 x 2,280 Dull HD with a contrast ratio of 1500: 1, 432 pixels per inch, and eye protection mode.

On the back is a dual camera embedded, with a 12 megapixel lens and 2 megapixel lens arranged vertically.  This dual-camera module can be used to produce images with a bokeh effect. Xiaomi provides several features on the Mi Play, namely HDR, EIS, and several other features of artificial intelligence technology (AI).

In addition to the camera module, on the back of Mi Play is also engraved with a fingerprint scanner rounded in the middle of the back.  Not to forget, on the front is also embedded a single camera with 8 megapixel resolution with HDR, face recognition, and portrait modes.  In the kitchen runway sector, Xioami embed the latest MediaTek chip, Helio P35.

Helio P35 is a 12 nm fabrication chipset with a 2.3GHz clocked speed. This chip has a feature called dual-turbo CPU / GPU technology and its AnTuTu score is claimed to exceed Snapdragon 625.

This processor has an IMG GE8320 GPU clocked 680MHz. Helio P35 combined with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory. Xiaomi only provides a single model for current capacity. There is a possibility that the capacity variant will be released soon.

For energy, Xiaomi buried a battery with a capacity of 3,000 mAh without the support of fast charging technology.  This phone supports dual-SIM nano-sized with dual-band WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth 4.2 and has been supported by USB Type-C.  Xiaomi chose to remove the audio jack plug and microSD slot on the Mi Play.  There are three color variants that can be selected namely Twilight Gold (magenta), Fantasy Blue (blue), and black. But only the Twilight Gold and Fantasy Blue variants are available at launch. The sale will begin tomorrow on December 25, 2018,

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