An image of an alleged Xiaomi smartphone (see below picture) has been spotted on Weibo, a Chinese social networking website.
As per the listing, the device has a 4.3 inch display and the powerful Snapdragon 820 processor. The display has high definition resolution. The phone is also said to have a fingerprint sensor. Besides, the listing says that the Xiaomi handset has a 13 megapixel rear camera that has Sony iMax258 sensor but it does not support optical image stabilization. Further it is said to have a 2350 mAh battery and it has fast charging feature. The alleged Xiaomi phone is said to be launching this June for Yuan 1799 or Rs 18,738 approximately.
Xiaomi has not reacted to the post yet.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi has confirmed to launch its latest flagship, the Mi 5, in India on March 31. The Xiaomi Mi 5, which comes with Snapdragon 820 processor, has Adreno 530 graphics processor, dual SIM, a Fingerprint scanner and Android Marshmallow operating system. It has a 5.15 inch display that has full HD resolution. The phone has a 16 megapixel rear camera that has Sony IMX298 sensor, 6P lens, phase detection auto focus feature, LED flash light support, optical image stabilisation and sapphire glass protection for lens. The rear camera can record 4K videos. For selfies, the Mi 5 offers a 4 megapixel front camera.
The Xiaomi Mi 5, which measures 144.5×69.2×7.25mm and weighs 129 grams, has a 3000 mAh battery and it comes with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology. It has a USB Type C port too. Other than that the Mi 5 offers WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 has UFS 2.0 storage which is said to offer 87 per cent faster read write speed than eMMC 5.0 storage which is found in other smartphones. The Mi 5 comes with 4G+ (CAT 12 LTE modem) technology that can offer up to 600 Mbps speed. It also supports VoLTE.