Xiaomi Mi3 won’t launch on August 16th after all

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Over the past few months we have all been patiently expecting to see the launch of the Xiaomi Mi3 on August 16th, however this seems not to be the case!

New reports from Xiaomi themselves claim that their won’t by a launch festival held on August 16th as previously expected. Instead the flagship Mi3 is not hoped to be officially unveiled on 5th September.

Although this can’t really be seen as a launch delay as Xiaomi hadn’t actually made any promises, many do believe that the a delay in Snagdragon 800 processors is the real reason for the change in schedule and that with the delay Xiaomi have taken steps to include unto 3GB RAM and a Sharp IGZO screen on the phone.

So August 16th is the launch of the Mi3 after all (well according to the rumours), but we could still see the launch of the Xiaomi Purple Rice, aka the Xiaomi tablet on that date!

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Abbie is a self confessed Chinese phone addict! After cutting her teeth on the Meizu M9 she hasn't been able to keep away from Chinese phones keeping her ear to the ground especially for the latest Shanzhai and clone news!

  • foseptikons

    ohhh noooooooooooo :S

  • Jogo

    ;(

  • Jason

    I can wait a couple of more weeks for Sharp IGZO screen and Snagdragon 800 CPU.

    • liljohn

      yes, no need to rush, ill wait! let them bake it perfectly…..they’ll surprise us!

      • http://Xiaomi.com Xiaomi Official

        Sorry for the Delay,
        We’ll make sure the Phone will be our best phone Ever.

        • http://gravatar.com/shrynakesavan LucifeL

          And please make enough phones so that there is enough to go on retail… in hong kong and shenzen …. please don’t do online sale for chinese people alone…

        • Tadas

          Hi, Xiaomi, can you tell if Tegra 4 version will be available?

        • Jogo

          make it bigger than just 5′ inch , please!!!!

  • Dandmcd

    Good news for Nubia, another month they have the best spec phone in this price range, and good news to me since I am glad I didn’t wait till August for a possible Mi3 reveal. I’m sure Xiaomi will give everyone something good, they will really need to make a splash with the next flagship phone if they want to keep making sales records. There is a lot of competition below them competing in their price market right now, even Google and Motorola are there now, at least in the US.

  • iBoy

    Come on Xiaomi, don’t act like Jiayu !

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      They really aren’t. JiaYu made promises as to when the G4 would launch and failed to deliver. Xiaomi haven’t even confirmed the Mi3 exists (although we all know it does)

      • iBoy

        Well, I’m just annoyed cause I was waiting for 1 Month for it to Launch

  • Simon

    No point launching if it isn’t ready. Make it as close to perfection at this point in time as you can.

  • Harald

    Xiaomi