Check the look of shock when Xiaomi staff meet their new flagship

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We have just over 48 hours until Xiaomi release their new flagship smartphone, but some lucky Xiaomi office workers have already been treated to a sneak look. See how they react in this video.

The video entitled “When Xiaomi Employees first saw the new flagship”, shows the surprised expressions of Xiaomi staff when they are treated to a first look at the new Xiaomi device ahead of this weeks launch.

You can tell that some workers are visibly shocked to get an early glimpse, but as we don’t get to see the phone we don’t know if the look of shock is simply excitement of seeing the new device or a stunning new design:

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So far rumours have suggested that the next Xiaomi flagship will be a larger, thinner and faster phone. There is also the possibility of a 2K display and OIS on the rear camera too. Keep posted for the latest Xiaomi launch news later this week.

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  1. Jason45
    January 13, 2015

    Some articles say it just a small upgrade of the mi4, snapdragon 801 chipset (based on antutu score) and a bit larger screen. Of course, there could also be other models released on that day.

  2. David Košič
    January 13, 2015

    Yes it’s probably not faked in any way whatsoever.

  3. Angry Mobile Nerd
    January 13, 2015

    I actually want Xiaomi to come out with a winner this time, a *real* flagship. The Mi4 was such a disappointment — half-assed in almost every way. With Oppo and Vivo charging 3000+ RMB for their flagships, Xiaomi should come out with a kickass phone for 2500 RMB and call it a day. The 2500 price would also directly compete with the MX4 Pro.

    • desponent
      January 13, 2015

      Would be funny if after all this hype they showed some underwhelming generic and received a collective meh from the whole internet. Could see that happen given how they operate and how many awesome phone are already/going to be released at the same price point they’re aiming.

    • Stef
      January 13, 2015

      I still don’t get why Mi4 is thought as half assed. Everybody and his dog was excited for one plus one. But when xiaomi release almost the exact same hardware for less money in a neater packaging (much more ergonomic phone), everybody cried foul. I honestly don’t get it. I have one Mi4 and it’s probably the best Xiaomi I ever used, probably the best phone period, I have yet to find a downside….

  4. desponent
    January 13, 2015


  5. Freeje
    January 13, 2015

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 revealed specs:

    5.7-inch Full HD display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution

    2.5D glass screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3

    1.5GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor

    Adreno 405 GPU

    2GB RAM

    16/32GB storage

    13MP rear camera with Sony IMX214 sensor and dual-tone LED flash

    5MP front camera

    4G LTE-FDD

    Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6

    3600mAh battery

    from Yugatech

    • Jason45
      January 13, 2015

      That are just the rumoured specs

  6. Freeje
    January 13, 2015

    Oppomart will sell the phone for $249.00.

    • Jason45
      January 13, 2015

      Most likely placeholder price what a lot of webshops are doing

  7. Josef
    January 13, 2015

    Xiaomi employees reaction / monster cock mashups in 3, 2, 1…

    • January 13, 2015


    • pa5t1s
      January 13, 2015

      You’re addicted to PornMi, definitively 😛

  8. clark
    January 13, 2015

    What a stupid and disgusting post.

  9. Jögo Suán-Kōr
    January 13, 2015

    if they dont do the big move of upgrating the new flagship, they lost me at all – i’m expecting this since the pre release of MI 3 and its postponement was HUGE downfall for me.. MI4 sucks as design and it is like iphone 5 clone.. the hardware was ecen competative as others were at 2014

  10. iKosh
    January 13, 2015

    It’s a very clever teaser. Thumbs up Xiaomi.

  11. ArPi
    January 13, 2015

    Yes, the stuff. 🙂
    Very very nice the big (5,7) truth: here are some members of their little but magnificent marketing-staff 😀

  12. Palmtopist
    January 13, 2015

    Chinese brands often relese “same class” phones (for example music of photo focused smartphone). TCL bought Palm and Blackberry was successful with BB Passport, so I expect Xiaomi Mi5 to have somekind of slide-out keyboard. That would explain the shock.

  13. Nevil Norbet, Drury
    January 14, 2015

    They look like that when I launch my flagship also

    • Josef
      January 14, 2015

      Let’s not start launching each others flagships just yet, gentlemen…