Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Note 2 and Mi Mix almost at the same time in the last year. With the speculations that the Mi Mix 2's launch might happen soon, we can expect the Mi Note 3 to also be on the cards.
We have come across a lot of rumors and leaks regarding the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 tipping its possible specifications. The Mi Note 3 is rumored to be launched in the third quarter of this year ending in September. While the rumors still point at the possibility of an August or September launch, what could be the first camera sample shot using the alleged Mi Note 3 has surfaced online.
Xiaomi's CEO Lei Jun has shared a photo of a newly opened Mi Store in Hong Kong. The photo that has been shared on Weibo and appears to be captured using an unnamed Xiaomi smartphone. A MyDrivers report has spotted the EXIF data of the picture that was revealed by a curious tech blogger. Fortunately, the screenshot of the EXIF data shows that it was shot using the Mi Note 3. The photo has been removed later.
Besides revealing the name of the phone, the EXIF data has also shed light on some of the camera features. It has revealed that the camera on the Mi Note 3 will come with f/1.8 aperture, 12MP resolution and more.
This is a clear indication that the Mi Note 3's launch is imminent. To recall, Lei Jun had previously shared a photo that is likely to have been captured using the Mi Mix 2. The photo seems to have an aspect ratio similar to that of the Mi Mix 2.
From the existing rumors and speculations, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is believed to arrive with a 5.7-inch display and make use of a Snapdragon 836 SoC paired with 6GB RAM. The device is believed to be launched alongside the Mi Mix 2 as the company did in the last year.