Alongside the Mi Mix 2 and Mi Notebook Pro, Xiaomi also announced the Mi Note 3 in Beijing today. But while it sounds like part of an entirely separate line, the Mi Note 3 is extremely similar to the Mi 6 announced earlier this year — it just has a bigger screen.
This runs in contrast to the Mi Note 2, whose Galaxy Note-inspired design was notably different to last year’s Mi 5 flagship. And the Mi Note 3 isn’t that much bigger — the screen is 5.5 inches versus the Mi 6’s 5.15, which makes somewhat of a difference in the hand but isn’t enough to make it feel like an entirely separate class of device like, say, the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus does to the 4.7-inch iPhone 7.
Here’s how they look next to each other:
As you can see,…