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Xiaomi to Unveil Flagship Device on January 15, Teaser Hints at Sleek Design

Xiaomi announced the Redmi 2 smartphone at an event on Sunday and it has stated that it will host another event on January 15 to unveil its flagship device. Now, the firm has come up with a teaser that shows a sleek smartphone. Moreover, Xiaomi will sell 1000 tickets priced at $16 (approx. 99 yuan) for the launch event to be held in Beijing via the Xiaomi Mail app from January 8.


The Chinese text on the teaser in the official forum has been translated reads, “What does it look like? What is it as thin as cicada’s wings?” Besides the caption, the teaser also shows a hand with a small gap between the thumb and forefinger hinting at a sleek device in Xiaomi’s arsenal. As per the previous reports, the upcoming flagship smartphone from the Chinese vendor is believed to boast ultra narrow bezels around its display.

The flagship smartphone for 2015 is allegedly called Mi 5 or Mi 4S and it gossiped to arrive with a 5.2 inch Quad HD display with 1440×2560 pixel resolution. It is likely to equip a 64 bit Snapdragon 810 processor teamed up with 3 GB of RAM and boast of a a 20.7 MP rear camera.

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It was announced that Xiaomi sold 61.12 million smartphones in 2014 globally and it is aiming to reach the 100 million milestones this year. The vendor also posted revenue of RMB 74.3 billion yuan (approx. $12 billion) in the last year that is an increase of 135 percent as compared to the revenue generated in 2013.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.