PS: Flipkart has stated that the new Xiaomi phone will be exclusive to its website. Xiaomi is now the second largest phone vendor in the South Asian country, boasting a market share of around 15 percent and only being behind Samsung which holds more than a fifth of the Indian smartphone segment, according to several recent estimates.
As per various leaks and rumours, it seems that the company will launch its Mi A1 smartphone which was recently spotted on benchmarking site GeekBench.
The Chinese original equipment manufacturer (OEM) recently announced it’s planning to unveil a new handset in the South Asian country on September 5, though many industry watchers initially speculated that the company is referring to the Mi 5X.
However, there is also a possibility that the company might launch the brand new Mi A1.
However, the company later shared a new teaser that with the latest smartphone, Xiaomi will be introducing a new series entirely.
The phone is powered by a 1.4 GHz Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 processor and it comes with 4 GB of RAM.
The main camera on the Xiaomi Mi A1 is a 12+12 MP shooter with Auto Focus, Digital Zoom, Video Recording. Other features of the phone include 5.5-inch full HD display with an all-metal body, the fingerprint sensor on the back, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and a 3,080mAh battery with fast-charging capability. The smartphone was launched in China in July this year for 1499 Yuan which is approximately Rs 14,285.