Rumour: Xiaomi Mi3 is just a transitional model, big updates headed for Xiaomi Mi3S

Timing could be worse (for Xiaomi) on this latest rumour which claims the current Xiaomi Mi3 isn’t the companies true next generation product and we will see big updates to the next generation Xiaomi Mi3S due April!

If (like me) you had been waiting for the launch of the WCDMA Snapdragon 800 version of the Xiaomi Mi3 to launch this month, this new rumour might make you reconsider your purchase. Early last evening reports came in that Xiaomi are already working on a ‘true’ next generation flagship phone named the Xiaomi Mi3S.

This new model will not only address some of the styling issues of the current Mi3, namely narrow screen bezels, but will feature an almost full redesign, feature 4G LTE and be bowered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 processor.

Although it would be easy to pass this off as a simple rumour, Xiaomi do have a recored of updating their phones mid-way through their lifecycle and we were already expecting an Mi3S to arrive halfway through 2014, the part about a full redesign is a surprise though.

So future Xiaomi Mi3 owners do you buy the Mi3 now, wait for the Mi3S, or just buy something else?

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