From time to time, the strangeness of the springs on our proposals on the radar and Sanchin Mix 2 definitely one of them.
From the depths of the Aliexpress site, this is a smartphone that is a clone of the more famous Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 currently on special offer.
It's currently available for just $77 (about $59, AU$112) at the time of writing, which includes a new discount member from AliExpress.
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What you get for this price is just great: 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal memory, a 4000mAh battery, a 6-inch 2560 x 1440 pixels screen, a 21-megapixel camera and a 10-core (yes 10) X25 media library processor.
The device has two nanoSIMs and has a Type-C slot plus a fingerprint sensor. However, flies into the ointment; Sanchin Mix 2 only runs on Android 7.1.1 and there is no indication that an update will be coming soon with this device. The front camera is located in the lower right corner of the front bezel, which will look odd on video calls.
Keep in mind also that there is no headset and no case, and after the sale will be problematic. All the same, even if you're planning to use it as a glorified tablet for educational purposes or to keep your kids entertained on a long trip, it looks, at least on paper, to be worth a purchase.
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