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posted by mrpg on Saturday October 27 2018, @12:30PM   Printer-friendly
from the two-to-which-power-gives-10? dept.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 packs up to 10GB of RAM and a stunning 93% screen-to-body ratio

Following a tease by the company's president back in August, Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has now officially announced its next all-screen monster handset, the Mi Mix 3.

Boasting a FHD+ AMOLED display with a stunning 93% screen-to-body ratio, the Mi Mix 3 also packs a powerful 2.8GHz Snapdragon 845 processor into its unique frame, along with the option of 6GB, 8GB or a whopping 10GB of RAM.

Those after the 10GB model will have to track down the 'Forbidden City' limited edition, which sports traditional Chinese styling, a 10W wireless Qi charger and a collectible statue.

All of the Mi Mix 3 phones will be exclusive to the Chinese market for now. The 10 GB version is priced at RMB 4,999 ($720).

Xiaomi also announced a gaming phone with up to 10 GB of RAM, the Black Shark Helo.

Also at Ars Technica and The Register.

Previously: Oppo Likely to Release the First Smartphone With 10 GB of RAM


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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 27 2018, @04:46PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 27 2018, @04:46PM (#754476)

    A case could be made for a detachable power bank like they used to do with laptops. But no one cares enough to make it.

    And external USB batteries are super-cheap and serve almost the same purpose. With the bonus of not being specific to any phone past needing the right adapter cable (i.e. one of USB micro-B, USB C, old iPhone, new iPhone). I've had a couple old phones with batteries that lasted only 2-3 hours that I used just fine for longer periods by keeping my USB battery in my pocket or backpack with my phone plugged into it when I was going to be away from an outlet for longer than that.