Rumors had speculated that Xiaomi X1 could be the name of first smartphone under this sub-brand.
The smartphone is further expected to be powered by Qulacomm's Snapdragon 625 processor and may be coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
Reports suggest that Xiaomi could launch the smartphone on July 26. Some people say the new device could be the Redmi 5, other people say it might be the successor of Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A, as the multiple rumours have also been leaked about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A.
Other specs of the Xiaomi Mi 6 include a 5.15-inch 1080p display screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, a dual 12MP+12MP camera on the back and an 8MP shooter for selfies, a 3350mAh battery unit with fast charging technology via USB-C port and Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.
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While there is no detail about the pricing of the high-end variant, the low-end variant of Xiaomi 5X will be carrying a price tag of 1,999 Yuan (Approx Rs. 19,000). So, we aren't sure about the authencity of the newly leaked poster, and chances are that the specs might change in the final product.
The Xiaomi 5X is expected to feature a thin metallic body and it is expected to arrive in color choices like gold and black. However, a previous leak suggested that the smartphone - Xiaomi 5X may come with Snapdragon 660. While on the front, there will be a 16MP selfie camera.
In the poster, the phone is also shown to come with a dual-camera setup, reaffirming rumours that Lanmi design will likely resemble to that of iPhone 7 Plus and OnePlus 5 smartphone. Interestingly, as per the poster, instead of X1, the device will be called Xiaomi 5X. We can expect more information if Xiaomi decides to reveal the device in the coming week. With the new sub-brand, Xiaomi aims to take on OPPO and Vivo, which have a strong presence when it comes to offline retail channels in most Asian markets.