Xiaomi Mi 6 was made official by the Chinese giant on Wednesday, and not surprisingly, it comes with top-of-the-line specifications and a premium design. One thing missing though is an OLED display, which is expected to be among the talking points of flagship devices launching later this year. Now, rumors suggest that Xiaomi could be launching the premium Mi Note 3, and just like its predecessor, the upcoming smartphone too will feature an OLED display. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 finally gets MIUI 12 updateAlso Read - Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G variant testing in progress, confirms Lin Bin
Last year in October, Xiaomi launched Mi Note 2 featuring an OLED dual-curved display along with the bezel-less Mi MIX smartphone. Right after, rumors surfaced that the company is working on another device sporting OLED display, dubbed Mi Note 3. Recently, a Weibo user also tipped that Xiaomi is likely to launch Mi Note 3 with OLED display in the third quarter of 2017. Also Read - Best smartphones to buy under Rs 30,000 in November 2018
While details are scarce, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is expected to be powered by a high-end Snapdragon 835 SoC. The Mi Note 2 was powered by a Snapdragon 821 SoC. Along with the Mi Note 3, Xiaomi is also expected to take the wraps off the Mi MIX 2. As the name suggests, the Mi MIX 2 is the successor to the Mi MIX, and it is rumored to again flaunt a near bezel-less display. Recent reports suggest that the Mi MIX 2 could come with 93 percent screen-to-body ratio, as compared to 91.3 percent screen-to-body ratio on the Mi MIX. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun recently confirmed that the Mi MIX 2 will be designed by Philippe Starck. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus gets certified in China, launch expected soon
OLED displays are certainly the talking point for smartphones this year, with Apple s iPhone 8 leading the way. Samsung is said to be gearing up to ship over 80 million OLED displays to Apple for the iPhone 8. As per reports, Google too is eyeing OLED displays for its next-generation Pixel 2 smartphones. The company is said to be planning on investing over $880 million in LG Display’s OLED manufacturing units.
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