[Exclusive] Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 ‘Forbidden City’ Special Edition With 10GB+256GB Memory to Launch Tomorrow

At its launch event in Beijing tomorrow, Xiaomi will be launching a 'Forbidden City' Special Edition variant of the Mi MIX 3 alongside the standard variants and a new Mi wireless charger. Ahead of the event, the Mi MIX 3 has also made an appearance on the Geekbench database.


Xiaomi’s next flagship device, the Mi MIX 3 will finally be made official at an event in China tomorrow. Ahead of the big event, we have received a tip from a trusted source, claiming that the manufacturer will release a ‘Forbidden City’ Special Edition Mi Mix 3 and a new Mi wireless charger tomorrow.

Mi Mix 3 ‘Forbidden City’ Special Edition, New Mi Wireless Charger Launching Tomorrow

The Mi MIX 3 ‘Forbidden City’ Special Edition will be named after the venue of Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 launch event in Beijing. According to our source, the Mi Mix 3 ‘Forbidden City’ Special Edition will be available in Sapphire Blue shade with 10GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Apart from the regular Mi MIX 3 variants and the ‘Forbidden City’ Special Edition, Xiaomi will also debut a new Mi Wireless charger at the same event. As confirmed by Xiaomi recently, the Mi MIX 3 will offer support for faster wireless charging speeds when compared to the Mi MIX 2S.

Mi Mix 3 Makes an Appearance on Geekbench Ahead of Launch

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has made an appearance on the Geekbench benchmark database ahead of the launch event in China tomorrow. Since the smartphone’s key specifications have already been confirmed, the listing does not reveal anything new. It merely confirms that the Mi MIX 3 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor under the hood, coupled with an impressive 8GB of RAM. While the Mi MIX 3 version caught on Geekbench packs 8GB of RAM, Xiaomi is expected to launch a 10GB RAM variant as well. The base variant of the smartphone, on the other hand, is rumored to offer 6GB of RAM coupled with 128GB of internal storage. In terms of software, the smartphone is reported to be running on the latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system. As for the benchmark results, the Mi MIX 3 managed to score 2,385 points in the single-core test and 8,630 points in the multi-core test.