Redmi X with an in-display fingerprint scanner tipped for February 15 launch

Xiaomi sub-brand  – the Redmi could be gearing up for the launch of its second smartphone following the launch of the Redmi Note 7  a couple of weeks ago. While the brand is also rumored to be working on a Pro version for the Redmi Note 7, indications have emerged that it is also cooking up a different smartphone that could come packed with some premium feature.

Currently making the round is a leaked poster of a Redmi-branded smartphone that could come with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The poster in question first emanated from Chinse Weibo and has the name, Redmi X, with a further hint that the device will debut on February 15 which coincidentally is the last day of the Chinese Spring Festival.

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The highlight of the device as the poster probably is the in-display fingerprint scanner, which is a bit surprising considering that the Redmi brand is meant to cater to the budget segment of the market. While no other detail has been revealed, there are speculations the so-called Redmi X could come with Snapdragon 710.

We are not quite sure if the Redmi X is the final marketing name or just some sort of teaser, as there are speculations that the device might turn out to be the Redmi Note 7 Pro. We expect more details in form of teasers to surface in the days leading to February 15.

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