The upcoming annual Mobile World Congress is expected to witness the launch of many flagship devices, while a couple of them will skip the event for a stand-alone event after the MWC. Xiaomi is one of the OEM widely-tipped to unleash its next Mi 7 flagship device at the event, the company had earlier confirmed that the device will ship with the SD 845. while there have been a few other rumors and leaks in the recent past, the alleged pricing for the device has just surfaced online.
As per a report of Tech.Ifeng, the Xiaomi Mi 7 would be pricier than the previous generation of the flagship Mi series of Xiaomi phones. The report claims the Xiaomi Mi 7 price has been pegged at a starting price of 3,000 Yuan (~$475) stating that Xiaomi would pack the device with some top-level specifications, hence the higher price tag.
A couple of days back, we saw just a glimpse of the back of the device while a separate render showed the front revealing a flipped version of the Mi Mix 2 design with bulky top bezels while the bottom is completely free of it.
The render of the Xiaomi Mi 7 also revealed that the device will come with a dual camera setup with a fingerprint reader also at the rea and will be empowered with AI to deliver stellar photography as part of the company’s aim to focus on AI in 2018.
As per previous leaks, the Xiaomi Mi 7 is rumored to be made available in two models – a base model and a plus size variant. The base Mi 7 is expected to pack a 5.65-inch display with the trendy 18:9 aspect ratio, while the Plus variant is tipped to come with the same 18:9 aspect ratio, but with a larger 6.01-inch OLED screen by Samsung. TheMi 7 is expected to boot Android Oreo out of the box and be powered by a Snapdragon 845 mobile platform coupled with 8GB of RAM.