28 June 2018
Xiaomi recently announced the launch of Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A entry-level smartphones in China. These phones were rumored to go official at the event alongside the Redmi 6 Pro but for some reason, it did not happen. But as per a new report, it is expected happen sooner than later (as soon as July) where we can also see the unveiling of the Mi Max 3 phablet and Mi Pad 4 tablet.
This new report is coming from MySmartPrice which spotted references to all these three devices on the official Xiaomi China website. It means while the global release might still be far away, it is the Chinese launch which is likely to be around the corner. And as we already know, the Mi Max 3 launch has already been confirmed for July by the company's CEO Lei Jun.
To give you an overview of what we know about each of these three devices so far, here is a look at them one by one.
The Redmi 6 Pro is likely to be the Xiaomi M1805D1SE which was spotted on TENAA last month. It is rumored to sport a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. This is because of the notch at the top which will make it first Redmi series smartphone to feature a notch. Under the hood, it has the undisclosed octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz. There are three variants featuring 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB of RAM combined with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of onboard storage.
On the back, there is a dual camera setup where the primary shooter is of 12-megapixels. It has a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The whole package is powered by a 3900mAh battery and is said to run Android 8.1 Oreo layered with Xiaomi's MIUI.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 has been a part of numerous rumors and leaks so far. It will be the latest phablet in the series and succeed last year's Mi Max 2. It is expected to sport a huge 6.99-inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 display which justifies the name. Under the hood, it is reported come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. There could be a dual camera setup to be in line with 2018 smartphones and as we have seen with Mi Max series, there will be a big battery to keep you going for at least a day.
Lastly, the Mi Pad 4 will be an Android tablet from Xiaomi and a successor to the Mi Pad 3 from last year. There are no words on the display yet but it is expected to be an 18:9 aspect ratio display. There could be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with an unknown amount of RAM. It is said to feature 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras on the back and front along with a 6000mAh battery.
This is pretty much all that we know about these devices at the moment. We will keep you updated as more information will appear in the future.