Xiaomi Mi Edge Price in Dubai, UAE  

Xiaomi Mi Edge

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INTRODUCTION

Xiaomi has been setting benchmarks in the smartphone market, and not only their smartphones do extremely well in the markets, but they also seem to have a loyal customer base now. It is believed that Xiaomi would be launching its “Xiaomi Mi Edge” in the coming future and people are already excited about it. There are already loads of speculation and rumours around the phone, so let’s see what are the latest updates regarding the phone.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

It is believed that the phone would feature as one of the most premium phones from the house of Xiaomi. According to the leaked images online, the phone looks exceptionally well and seems to have taken a lot of design cues from Samsung’s high-end flagship Samsung Galaxy S67 Edge. The Xiaomi Mi Edge shall feature a full metal body and 2.5D curved display. The form factor of the phone is expected to be reasonable enough to provide a comfortable grip. There is no information regarding the colour variants of the phone at the present moment. While talking about the display, it is believed that the phone would feature with 5.2-inches QHD dual-edge display which is the same display as seen on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus. According to some online reports, an OLED display might be provided in the phone. Whatever be the case, the display would be one of the premium features of the smartphone. The dual edge display would make sure that the viewing angles and sunlight legibility are fantastic.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

According to the online reports, the Xiaomi Mi Edge might feature with a hexacore processor that would be backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. To make the hardware specs more promising a 4GB of RAM is also expected to come with the phone. The hardware combination seems to be promising, and one can easily expect a power packed performance from the phone. The phone would be able to handle multi-tasking efficiently, and heavy games could be played without any lag or frame drops. The phone is expected to run on Android OS, that too on Android version 5.1 i.e. Lollipop with the help of Xiaomi’s MIUI7. It is believed that the MIUI 7.0 would feature new themes, improved navigation and facial recognition for photos. The internal storage of the phone is expected to be 32GB which again could be expanded using microSD card slot. The phone offers dual SIM functionality and also supports 4G networks too.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

The primary camera features a 16MP camera that is backed by LED Flashlight. An 8-MP front camera has also been provided in the phone. The primary camera supports features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilisation, Face detection, Touch to focus and has various shooting modes such as Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). The camera setting would also include Exposure compensation and ISO control. With the current specs, the camera can easily catch high-quality images. The front shooter is promising too, as the 8-MP camera can easily take beautiful selfies. We cannot comment much on the camera at the present moment, but we expect the camera would turn out to be impressive in real life. The phone features a speaker and also a 3.5 mm audio jack.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The phone features a 3500mAh Li-Ion non-replaceable battery that can run for an entire day with heavy usage. Talking about the connectivity options, the camera would boast basic connectivity options, such as Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth version 4.2 with A2DP, A-GPS and microUSB 2.0. The phone is expected to come with various processors i.e. Fingerprint scanner, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass and Gyroscope. The fingerprint sensor might be provided at the back of the smartphone; however, its exact position remains unclear.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • Excellent phone for the Xiaomi fans and users searching for an affordable flagship smartphone.
  • The phone has one of the best exteriors and the build quality appears to be fantastic.
  • The display of the phone can easily turn out to be one of the best display in its class.
  • The battery life can turn out to bt impressive.
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Internal storage provided in the phone could have been better.
  • Uses MicroUSB instead of Type-C connector

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