There was a time when Xiaomi was just a name in the smartphone market. It was not a famous name and Xiaomi’s devices aren’t used to matter a lot. However, things changed a lot thanks to the Redmi and Mi Series smartphones. It was the success of Redmi & Mi Series that Xiaomi was the third largest smartphone maker in the world in the year 2014. The Chinese company sold over 60 million smartphones in 2014 only. Since then Xiaomi has become a key play in the market and users now eagerly waits for Xiaomi’s devices.
There is no doubt in the fact that Xiaomi devices are sold like hot cakes in the market and it was also the first company in India which brought the concept of Flash Sale. The Mi Series totally revolutionized the smartphone market thanks to its killer specifications & cut throat pricing. If you are a Xiaomi Fan and are tired of all rumors and leaks about Xiaomi Mi7 coming from different places, we present you all the things you need to know about the Xiaomi’s next Flagship Phone.
As per reports, Xiaomi Mi7 will sport a 5.3-inch display with a 4K Screen Resolution. The Pixel size if the device would be 4096 x 2160 pixels which would result in an excellent display and amazing clarity. It will be secured by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Few Xiaomi Mi7 leaks also say that the display would be complete bezeless as the company is focusing on something new & fresh to tackle with competition from Samsung Galaxy S8 & OnePlus 5.
Looks and Design
Xiaomi Mi7 would be a perfect beauty. With Corning Glass Protection at both front and back side, it will not only look amazing, it would be safe too. The unibody design and bezeless display will make it look like a premium device and would add to the beauty quotient of the device.
Hardware and Storage:
Performance has never been a question when it comes to Xiaomi devices. If we believe Xiaomi Mi7 leaks over the internet, it will be powered by a 2.8-3.0 GHz of Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 Soc Octa Core Processor. It will support 4 GB of RAM thus taking multi-tasking to a new level.
With most of the flagship coming with 6 GB of RAM, it will be interesting to see Xiaomi launching Mi6 with 4 GB of RAM. Coming to storage options of Xiaomi Mi7, it is expected that Mi7 will be available in three storage variants which are 16GB, 32 GB & 64 GB. It will also support external storage up to 128 GB.
Battery and Charging:
The battery has become a real game changer in today’s smartphone market. Users are now looking for smartphones which can stay charged for a longer period. As per Internet Xiaomi Mi7 rumors, it will be powered by a 2900 mAh battery which is decent. It could have been better and bigger but Xiaomi has made sure that small battery won’t impact the battery life of the device.
For this very reason, Xiaomi is all set to launch Wireless Charging in Mi7. It should be noted that Xiaomi Mi7 would be the first device from Xiaomi to feature Wireless charging. So, finally, users will be able to bid goodbye to wired charging & can enjoy wireless charging with Mi7.
Many Xiaomi Mi7 leaks suggest that it will also feature fast charging. Fast charging is not a new concept and it already presents in most of the flagship. It was obvious on the behalf of Xiaomi to come up with wireless charging as to remain in the race of best smartphone of the year. So, thanks to fast charging, Xiaomi Mi7 will charge 30% in first 15 minutes and up to 50% in just 30 minutes. So, with Fast & Wireless charging with itself, the battery won’t be an issue with Mi7.
Camera Quality is now one of the most important factors which is looked in smartphones while buying. With the increase in popularity of selfie, smartphone makers are now focusing a lot in the field on camera. Xiaomi has always taken care of the camera aspect and Mi7 is not an exception. The rumors about Xiaomi Mi7 suggest that it will boast a 25 MP rear camera and 8 MP selfie expert front camera.
To be in the competition, Mi7 will also sport all other camera features like Auto Laser Focus, Flash Light & Optical Image Stabilization. It is also expected that Mi7 will come with 2D to 3D shifting feature during video recording. The camera quality will be worth talking and it will not disappoint the upcoming photographers.
Security has become a major concern for smartphone users. Keeping this in mind, Mi7 might come up with Retina Scanner which will act as an extra layer of security to access the device. Now, one question which everyone is wondering is will it have a fingerprint scanner or not. With Retina Scanner in place there are chances that company might not include finger print scanner but at the same time having two scanners will make the device more safe & secure. It is now worth waiting what would be Xiaomi’s move on this.
When will Xiaomi Mi7 will be launched?
The question of the hour is When exactly will Xiaomi Mi7 will be launched. Going by launch history of Xiaomi, it can be expected that Mi7 will launch in the 3rd quarter of 2017 somewhere between the month of September & October. Gold, Black & Silver color are in the trend these days and Mi7 is also expected to be available in these color. However, we wish that Xiaomi will surprise us and come up with another attractive color combination.
How much will Xiaomi Mi7 cost?
There is no concrete information on the pricing yet but it is expected that the 16 GB variant will cost around INR 22k, 32 GB variants will cost around INR 25k & 64 GB variant would be available at INR 30k.
Xiaomi Mi7 sports everything which a customer demands in his smartphone. It is beautiful on the outside and powerful on the inside. It would definitely be the biggest contender for the smartphone of the year and is capable enough to give a neck to neck competition to big players like Samsung & Apple.