Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S – Dual cameras on rear and front camera on bottom confirmed

Xiaomi is on a launch spree at the moment as the company has recently launched the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro in India along with the Mi TV. Today, the company launched Mi TV 4A in India in three different variants. The Mi6 is expected to launch in a few months, and it is already confirmed that on March 27, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is launching with the Snapdragon 845 processor. The phone has scores 270K+ on AnTuTu benchmark, making one of the top scoring smartphones on AnTuTu. XDA obtained the firmware files of the phone, and after looking into the files, some really interesting details about the phone have come out.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Dual Rear Cameras
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Dual Rear Cameras

First thing first, the phone is coming with a dual rear camera setup. Recently, Xiaomi teased the camera of the Mi Mix 2S by saying that the phone has a ‘More than AI’ Camera. The watermark above confirms that the phone has a dual camera setup along with AI features.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Wireless Charging
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Wireless Charging

Next, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S has wireless charging support, something that we missed on the Mi Mix 2. In fact, recently leaked firmware files of the Mi Max 3 have also suggested wireless charging support.

The Mi Mix 2S will support Qi Wireless charging and above is the video that shows how the charging animation will be shown when the phone is placed on the charging pad.

Next, the phone is surely coming with a front-facing camera placed at the bottom, just like the one on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. The image above shows the method which is used by the camera app to check if the camera is placed on the bottom or not. If true, the camera screen will be rotated to take a perfect selfie, just like on the Mi Mix 2. For further confirmation, IS_A8, IS_D5, and IS_D5X are previously defined as ‘Llithium,’ ‘Chiron’ and ‘Polaris’ which are codenames for the Mi Mix, Mi Mix 2 and Mi Mix 2S respectively. So yes, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S has no notch or anything like that for the front camera.

Lastly, the Mi Mix 2S supports ARCore which is Google project to bring the Augmented Reality to Android phones. Google has already announced that the ARCore 1.0 works on 13 different models right now (Google’s Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL; Samsung’s Galaxy S8, S8+, Note8, S7 and S7 edge; LGE’s V30 and V30+ (Android O only); ASUS’s Zenfone AR; and OnePlus’s OnePlus 5). 

So, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is surely going to be an interesting device. Stay Tuned for more details on the phone.


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