We are just a couple of days away from Xiaomi s mega event on May 31, and the leaks have gone up from a trickle to a steady flow. A new sighting on Weibo hints at yet another upcoming smartphone, dubbed Xiaomi Mi 8 SE. Also Read - Good news for iPhone loves! Apple beats Xiaomi to regain second position in global smartphone marketAlso Read - Flipkart Big Diwali Sale begins today: Best deals on smartphones, smart TVs, home appliances
You are not alone if the nomenclature immediately reminds you of the most affordable iPhone in Apple s portfolio. In Xiaomi s case, the Mi 8 SE is likely to be a limited-edition variant of the flagship smartphone. The smartphone was spotted on Weibo by AndroidPure. RMB 50 worth coupons are listed on Weibo, mentioning that they can be redeemed to buy a Xiaomi Mi 8 SE. Also Read - Apple Music could soon release on the PlayStation 5: Report
Just how the Mi 8 SE differs from the Mi 8 is anyone s guess at the moment. Based on what we have come across so far, Xiaomi s flagship smartphone will no doubt be the showstopper at the May 31 event. Renders and leaks have painted a picture of a device that is up-to-date with all the current industry trends.
These include full-screen display up front with a notch at the top. It is also likely to boast an under-display fingerprint sensor similar to what we see on the Vivo X21. Xiaomi s smartphone is also said to feature a 3D face recognition feature similar to Face ID on the Apple iPhone X.
Xiaomi Mi 8 rumored specifications, features
The smartphone is likely to sport a 6.2-inch FHD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset under the hood. There will also be 6GB of RAM, and 64GB/128GB storage options.
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The rest of the rumored features include a 3,300mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support, dual-camera setup at the back, and a 16-megapixel selfie camera. On the software front, the device is expected to run Android Oreo-based MIUI 10.
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