The nurturing handset manufacturers from China, Xiaomi is going to formally unveil their next flagship smartphone Mi 8, on Thursday, May 31st. There have been numerous speculations about the launch date of this handset with several time frames suggested based on rumors and available reports. Now we know the official launch date as the Xiaomi itself has shared it on their Twitter post yesterday. So finally we got the official date for the launch, now lets talk over the handset and its expected features.
So you might ponder about the name of the handset, Mi 8, and wonder why Xiaomi skips the number 7, it’s simply because of the company’s 8th anniversary, and they want to release Mi 8 as an anniversary edition. The Mi 8 handset is expected to carry loads of fascinating features, and one among them is the In-display fingerprint scanner, which is notably an appealing feature and everyone is eager to find out if Xiaomi has in fact carried this out in the Mi 8 and find out how it works.
- In-display fingerprint scanner
- 3D face recognition
- 6-inch display with a notch
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
- 6GB/8GB models with 64GB or 128GB inbuilt space
- AI camera and Wireless charging
Due to the fact firm does not have a formal existence in the United States, the Xiaomi Mi 8 is not going to be accessible for sale the country, however, the company might expand their market to the US in near future. Nevertheless, Xiaomi has asserted that 2018 is the year it makes it to European nations and they have already launched their handsets in several European countries such as Spain, Germany, France etc. The handset will be released in China with a price tag of 2,799 yuan (~$440) which is quite an intriguing price for a handset with top-end features.