While the rumor mills are busy with the Xiaomi Mi 5 and the Redmi Note 2, a yet unannounced Xiaomi smartphone has been spotted on GeekBench benchmarking website. Also Read - MIUI 13 reportedly delayed due to need for further optimisations: Here's what we know
The smartphone spotted on the website is codenamed ‘Libra’. Not a lot is known about the smartphone except that it will be powered by a 1.44GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa-core chipset paired with 2GB of RAM. On the software front, it will run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box wrapped under MIUI. Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?
With a Snapdragon 808 chipset under the hood, it is safe to say that this isn’t a flagship device. Instead, it is a mid-range smartphone, and going by Xiaomi’s current phone lineup could very well be an improved variant of the Mi 4i. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 40,000 in July 2021: Mi Notebook 14, Asus VivoBook 14, and more
The Mi 4i was given a global launch by Xiaomi in India earlier this year. It features a 5-inch 1080p display and is powered by a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM.
The Mi 4i also features 16GB internal storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 3,120mAh battery and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, LTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. On the software front, it runs on Android Lollipop, and is currently available with a price tag of Rs 12,999.