Xiaomi Mi Play Out In China With Free 10GB Monthly Data: Specifications, and Price


The top Chinese phone maker, Xiaomi launched its new budget smartphone, Xiaomi Mi Play in December 2018. The major highlight of this latest smartphone from Xiaomi is the free 10GB monthly data for a year the phone comes  with. That is the deals breaker or the selling point of the new Mi Play smartphone. You don’t need extra data subscription when you buy the phone. Just buy and enjoy free data. The phone comes in modern design and is now available in China at ¥1099 ($159).

Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone features and price

Xiaomi Mi Play comes with other interesting features such as a 5.84-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2280 pixels at a PPI of 432 pixels per inch. The smartphone features a beautiful circular camera notch, and powered by 2.3GHz octa-core processor. The smartphone hosts an incredible 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 256GB with microSD card. The memory and internal space is really good considering the price of the new smartphone.

Talking of the camera, the Xiaomi Mi Play comes with a 12-megapixel (f/2.2) primary shooter with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for  great selfies. This is pretty good. The new smartphone packs a 3000mah decent battery capacity and measures 147.76 x 71.89 x 7.80 (height x width x thickness). The weight stands at 150.00 grams. The phone also comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back.

The Xiaomi Mi Play latest smartphone comes with a Dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) spots that accept Nano-SIM cards. Wifi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C 3G and 4G are all the Connectivity options available on the phone. The phone is available in three colors, blue, red and black.

Xiaomi Mi Play full specifications


Release date December 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 147.76 x 71.89 x 7.80
Weight (g) 150.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Colours Black, Dream Blue and Twilight Gold


Screen size (inches) 5.84
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2280 pixels
Aspect ratio 19:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) 432


Processor 2.3GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek Helio P35
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256


Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel


Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Skin MIUI 10


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
USB Type-C Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes


Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes