Xiaomi schedules a launch event for April 25: What to expect

Xiaomi has recently announced that the company will be hosting a launch event on April 25 in China and while there has been a lot of debates over which device the Chinese maker is going to launch, it seems that after launching the Mi Mix 2S which was targeted towards premium buyers, Xiaomi might be shifting its focus back to its bread and butter, which is budget smartphone segment. While Xiaomi has already sent out invited for the April 25 event in China, through its official Weibo account, the company has posted a teaser confirming a press conference at the Wuhan University, which is alma mater of Lei Jun, the company’s CEO.

The teaser, however, does not reveal details about the smartphone that Xiaomi is going to launch. That said, it is rumored that the company is going to launch a Mi-series smartphone on April 25. Now, it is no coincidence that the rumors related to the Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi 6X are intensifying at the same time when Xiaomi is about to host a launch event and there’s a good chance that the this is what the company plans to unveil at the launch event.

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The Mi A2, which recently appeared on TENNA, could feature a 5.99-inch full HD+ display, a 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 626 SoC under-the-hood coupled with 4GB of RAM and with 64GB of expandable storage. While the smartphone is expected to run Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, it could be powered by a 2910 mAh battery. Moreover, at the rear panel, there will be a fingerprint sensor and in terms of optics, there could be a 20+8-megapixel rear camera setup having f/2.0 and f/1.8 aperture lenses, respectively. While it could sport a 20MP front-facing camera having a f/2.0 aperture lens, on TENAA listing, it was named as the Mi 6X with M1804D2SE as its model number.

Everything said and done, as far as the Indian launch of this smartphone is concerned, Xiaomi is is highly likely to launch it as the Xiaomi Mi A2, knowing the fact that the Mi A1 is one of the most popular smartphones in India, which comes with a combination of decent performance coupled with stock Android UI. And its successor one of the highly anticipated upcoming launches.

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