Xiaomi held a new product launch conference where it unveiled its new brand as well as product, Xiaomi Civi. The Xiaomi Civi uses the slogan “natural looking” and it targets a more natural appearance. This brand focuses on five main areas including appearance, selfie images, screen, feel, and charging speed. All these improvements reflects in the recently released Xiaomi Civi. However, the change in appearance is the most significant addition to this smartphone. The company also considers this smartphone to be the most beautiful in its history.
Xiaomi Civi design and appearance
The Xiaomi Civi comes with a hyperboloid screen with a center punch-hole design. This device also uses a new second-generation COP packaging process. Thus, we can see that the four sides of the display are extremely narrow and the lower frame is only 2.55mm wide. This makes it the smallest chin of Xiaomi mobile phones so far.
The back process of Xiaomi Civi is also very unique. It is the first time that Xiaomi introduced the velvet AG process. Compared with the ordinary AG process, it not only provides a smooth feel but also brings a shiny visual impression (Bling Bling). The pink version has a fluffy texture.
At the same time, the Xiaomi Civi weighs only 166g and the thickness is only 6.98mm. With the hyperboloid body design, it is only 6.1 inches in size in the hand. This device is very thin, light, and easy to hold/use.
Xiaomi Civi screen
The Xiaomi Civi uses a 6.55-inch screen with a center punch-hole design. In addition to the excellent visual perception at first glance, the screen quality of the Xiaomi Civi is also impressive. It has a resolution of 2400 x 1080, supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz, a P3 color gamut, and also supports a 10bit color depth, which can display 1.07 billion colours. The screen is calibrated with primary colours before leaving the factory, JNCD≈0.32, deltaE≈0.36. At the same time, this screen also supports HDR1O+ and Dolby Vision formats, which can bring users a set of unique and rich visual experiences.
Xiaomi Civi hardware
This smartphone does not make any compromises in terms of performance while achieving lightness and thinness. Under the hood, the Xiaomi Civi comes with Qualcomm’s latest 7-series processor, Snapdragon 778G. This chip uses TSMC’s 6nm process technology, and the overall performance of the Kryo670 CPU increases by 40%. Furthermore, the graphics rendering speed of the Adreno642L GPU increases by 40% relative to the previous generation platform.
In order to better exert the performance of this chip, Xiaomi Civi also has a built-in tower multi-layer graphite stacking design with a total area of 10202mm². This design effectively guarantees performance output. It also brings a long-lasting performance experience and can stabilize high-demanding games at 90fps.
Xiaomi Civi battery
Despite the thin and light appearance of this device, it does not sacrifice the battery. This smartphone comes with a decent 4500 mAh battery. This is almost the highest battery capacity in its class (considering its thickness and weight). Furthermore, this device supports 55W fast charging and can deliver a full charge in 45 minutes.
Xiaomi Civi camera
The selfie camera of the Xiaomi Civi is one of the most important highlights of this smartphone. It uses a brand-new imaging system, especially the luxurious self-timer configuration. The device comes with a 32MP ultra-clear lens and supports AF autofocus. Furthermore, the selfie camera supports dual soft lights and can bring an excellent selfie experience in any environment. Also, it also has a powerful beauty algorithm, which can recognize faces within milliseconds. It also analyzes face attributes and emotions and accurately beautifies the face in a specific manner. This camera further supports intelligent skin colour optimization and 3D stereo micro-sculpting.
In addition to regular beauty functions, Xiaomi Civi once again brings two major black technologies: pixel-level skin renewal technology, and GAN generation confrontation network. These features use artificial intelligence to learn the real natural beauty of the user.
On the rear, the Xiaomi Civi comes with a triple camera setup. It has a 64MP ultra-clear main camera as well as an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro lens. According to Xiaomi, this device can simulate the aperture mode of a professional camera to take more beautiful pictures. Currently, it has four modes including the large-aperture portrait mode, cute pet mode, gourmet mode, and good object mode.
Xiaomi Civi also has an automated function for video shooting. This device comes with 14 kinds of Vlogging templates including old movies, holidays, travel, memories, etc. These modes allow users to select the state of the videos they are shooting.
Xiaomi Civi – other features
In other respects, Xiaomi Civi also has symmetrical dual speakers, linear motors, infrared remote control, full-featured NFC, and other functions. Also, Xiaomi adds three major features to this smartphone. This device supports full storage system acceleration, memory fusion acceleration, and powerful acceleration of defragmentation. This can effectively increase the speed of mobile phones and slow down aging. The Civi also has the 36-month anti-aging certification of Thiel Labs. This means that the device will not age for the next three years.
Xiaomi Civi price and availability
In terms of price, Xiaomi Civi offers three optional configurations. The prices of these models are shown below
- 8GB + 128GB – 2599 yuan ($409)
- 8GB + 256GB – 2899 yuan ($449)
- 12GB + 256GB – 3199 yuan ($495)
Furthermore, this device is available in three colour options. The colours include shining black, light blue, and pink. This smartphone is currently on pre-sale and will sell on September 30th.