Today, Xiaomi Mall officially announced that the special edition of Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 Forbidden City version will be sold at 10:00 today, priced at 4999 Yuan ($725). The special edition of Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 was created by Xiaomi and the Palace Museum. However, this special edition incorporates the Forbidden City elements. The different shades of blue with the curve glass body follows the Palace Museum (Forbidden City) design. The rear has an inscription of the gods of the Qinan Temple.
This lion-like inscription is a mythical beast in ancient Chinese legends. It has a longhorn and can distinguish between integrity and evil (according to the legend). The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 Forbidden City edition comes with 10GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Potential owners of this special edition will have to fork out 4999 Yuan ($725). This smartphone comes with a couple of freebies upon purchase.
This smartphone is powered by a 3200 mAh battery which supports a 10W wireless charge. Like the regular version, its slid screen design can take over 600,000 slides which are enough for over 10 years. You can also launch more AI functions on this smartphone by double-clicking clicking the dedicated AI button. It can understand seven languages thus it is not a feature limited to native Chinese speakers
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3’s main camera maintains the same configuration as the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S. If you remember, it comes with a 12MP wide angle sensor (Sony IMX363, f/1.8, 1.4?m, 2PD dual-core focus), which is accompanied by another 12MP telephoto lens (Samsung S5K3M3+, f/2.4, 1.0 Mm pixels). This camera supports optical zoom, four-axis optical image stabilization, portrait mode, AI scene camera, etc. On the front, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 sports a dual-camera with a 24MP+2MP sensors combination. However, the company has made a few improvements. It is mainly optimized the software algorithms, including handheld state intelligent detection, AI smart metering, optical image stabilization, AI landlord auto-calibration, and many more. The new handheld night scene mode also supports a slow-motion shooting with 960fps.