Xiaomi Launches Mi Play With Deca Core MediaTek Processor
4 GB + 64 GB- 1099 Yuan (around Rs. 11,100)
147.76 × 71.89 × 7.8 mm
2280 x 1080 px
Android 9 Pie
Dual 4G VoLTE
802.11 ac Wi-Fi
Xiaomi held a launch event in China where they launched the Mi Play smartphone. The Mi Play is a budget smartphone with solid features and an attractive design that make it stand out of the crowd. To boost sales, the company has bundled the smartphone with 10 GB of monthly data.
The Mi Play has a completely different design when compared to any Xiaomi smartphone. The Mi Play has an all-glass front and rear build with a plastic chassis. The front of the smartphone has a high screen-to-body ratio display with a small U shaped notch up top. The volume rockers and the power button are situated on the right side of the smartphone while the dual SIM card tray is situated on the left. The bottom of the Mi Play is occupied by the USB Type-C slot and the speaker grille while the top is occupied by the 3.5 mm audio jack. The rear of the Mi Play has a clear back with a gradient design which houses the dual camera setup, the fingerprint sensor, and Xiaomi branding.
The Mi Play tips the scale at 150 grams and measures 147.76×71.89×7.8 mm. It has a Full HD 5.84-inch display with a pixel density of 2280 x 1080 px. Under the hood, the smartphone features the Deca-Core P35 SoC which is clocked at 2.3 GHz. For photography, the smartphone has an 8 MP front facing camera and dual 12 MP + 2 MP rear cameras with an LED flash. Most notably, the 12 MP rear sensor has a 1.25 ultra micron size pixel which helps in capturing better pictures. Additionally, both the rear and front cameras support AI functionality.
The Mi Play is powered by a 3,00o mAh Lithium-Ion battery and it runs on latest Android 9.0 Pie. In terms of connectivity, it supports Dual 4G VoLTE, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS.
The Mi Play is available in three colour variants which are Blue, Black and Red. The smartphone is available in single RAM + ROM configuration for which the price is as follows:
- 4 GB + 64 GB- 1099 Yuan (around Rs. 11,100)