Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, upcoming flagship phone from Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi to embed the 3D facial recognition feature in it. Mi Mix 2 codenamed as ‘Chiron’ is the latest addition to their premium phablet series which is expected to be unveiled by September this year.
According to the leak, which popped out with a screenshot of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 lock screen has an outline of a head that shows the lock has to be unlocked using facial recognition rather than the fingerprint scanner which shows the fingerprint on the lock screen. This image was found leaked on the Chinese social media platform, and the leakster also says the feature will come in the MIUI 9.
The feature was first introduced on Samsung Note 7 which now has been implemented on Galaxy S8 devices and received negative feedback from the users. Reportedly Sony is also coming with the same feature on their Midrange devices like Xperia XA1 Ultra and budget device Xperia L1.
According to the recent leaks, the Mi Mix 2 is most likely to unveil by September 12, it might also come with the S8-like bezel-less design sporting a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 2K resolution and running on 1.9GHz Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor. The successor to last year’s Xiaomi Mi MIX will have 2 variants, one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage and the other will have 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal memory. It is also expected to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 on top. The device will be having a 12-megapixel rear camera, a 5-megapixel selfie shooter and is expected at a price tag starting from 3,999 yuan ($599).