Today, Xiaomi took to Weibo to reveal that they are going to make a major announcement tomorrow. You might be wondering what they might launch at the event as they are all set to host another global launch event on September 5.
Going by the existing information, it is believed that Xiaomi will be taking the wraps off a new smartphone tomorrow. There are speculations that the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 might be launched at the event tomorrow. Even the tweet posted by Xiaomi's official handle tips that the device could be the launch of the Mi Mix 2.
But the Weibo (via: GizmoChina) post made by Yang Lin, the Public Relations Manager at Xiaomi reveals that the company will be announcing a smartphone tomorrow and it could be the Mi Note 3. The company is also prepping to launch the Mi Mix 2 and the same will happen by the end of this year.
From what we know until now, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is believed to feature a 5.7-inch display and arrive with an octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 3GB RAM. There were rumors that the device will use the Snapdragon 836, which will be an incremental update to the existing one. But the speculations that the Snapdragon 836 SoC will debut with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 later this year rubbished off this claim.
Lately, a camera sample alleged to be clicked using the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 emerged online. The EXIF data of the camera sample revealed that the camera could be a 12 MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture. The Mi Note 3 is believed to be launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat based on MIUI 9 out of the box and arrive with a 4000mAh battery with support Quick Charge 4.0. The device is speculated to be priced at $599 (approx. Rs. 39,000) for the base variant.