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Xiaomi X1

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INTRODUCTION

Xiaomi has announced that its new model Xiaomi X1 is expected to launch in September 2017. This well-known electronics company was first established in April 2010 and it launched its first smartphone Xiaomi Mi1 in August of 2011. This company is mainly focused on the smartphone market where it has been known to sell products worth buying and which have been known to be user-friendly. The predecessor of X1 was Xiaomi Mi Mix. Currently the X1 is expected to be a huge hit based on the features it will have. Hence, customers should dig deep into their pockets for buying this product as it will come into the market as a high priced product.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

The new model for Xiaomi will have a 5.5 inches display and it will have IPS LCD display screen of HD quality. The build material for this model will be a Metal Back. It has a height of 145.5mm, width 72.2mm and thickness of 79.9mm and it weighs about 165 grams. The screen resolution for this handset is 2160x1080 pixels along with 401 pixel density and it will also have 16M colors. This model will have a nearly bezel-less display and it has been provided with Gorilla Glass 5 for its protection. Its screen to body ratio is about 79.2%. It will have the fingerprint sensor located in front. The power button and buttons for changing the volume level will be present on the right side of the smartphone.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

The Xiaomi X1 will be available in two different types – In one model it will have 4GB RAM accompanied by 64GB internal memory and in another model it will have 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. Its operating system will be of Google’s latest Android version 7.0(Nougat) and will have a custom UI of MIUI 8. It will have Octa-core 2.2 Ghz processor and a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and it will also comprise of GPU Adreno 512. Its external memory can be expanded up to 128GB. Thus, customers can store a lot of photos, videos and download lots of apps if they are willing to buy this phone. It will also have a dual-SIM card slot in which the SIM2 slot will be of hybrid type.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

The primary and secondary camera lenses for the X1 are very good which make this product more attractive for buying. The rear camera lens is of 12MP with LED flash that will take sharp and clear photos while clicking pictures even under low light. The front camera is comprised of an 8MP lens, which will give good quality pictures to remember forever.

The rear camera lens will capture HD quality videos at a higher resolution of 1080p@30fps. The front camera lens, during video calling will provide with good picture quality that is sure to make customers happy. Some of the other features include geo-tagging, autofocus, digital zooming, face detection and it also has a feature of continuous shooting mode.

The X1 will have a loudspeaker and it will come with a 3.5mm headphone jack. It supports both MP3 and MP4 type songs and videos; it has different types of alert modes which includes WAV, MP3 and vibration modes. This handset will also have FM Radio.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The Xiaomi X1 has a 4500 mAh Li-ion battery, which is a non-removable battery. That is expected to last for more than one day before the battery runs out. However it supports only micro SIM cards. It can use 2G/ 3G/ 4G SIM cards and it also supports 4G Volte which will support calling. For the 4G network, it supports LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600) or LTE 700/ 800/ 850/ 900/ 1700/ 1800/ 1900/ 2100/ 2600. It supports Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, accelerometer and fingerprint sensor. It doesn’t have a compass and it cannot be connected to a TV (there's no option for HDMI). It supports USB OTG devices and microUSB 2.0.

PROS AND CONS

The Xiaomi X1 is expected to be a high priced smartphone even then the high-end features and its great display will surely grab eyeballs for buying this model. Let us go through those features in details.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • 5.5 inches full HD display.
  • Good resolution Primary camera
  • Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor
  • OS version – Nougat
  • Powerful 4500 mAh Li-ion battery.
  • Supports 4G Volte
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • SIM-2 slot is hybrid type.
  • Non-removable battery.
  • Available only in Gold and Silver.

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