By announcing the Xiaomi Mi 11 by the end of December 2020, Xiaomi became the first company to launch a phone featuring the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. There have been rumors that the company will be launching the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro at some point this month. Fresh information shared by a known tipster from China suggests that the company could be planning to launch a third flagship phone in the Chinese market.
According to the tipster, Xiaomi will be launching three phones powered by Snapdragon 8-series chipsets. It is unclear whether he is talking about the Xiaomi Mi series or the Redmi K40 series. There is a possibility that the company may power its Mi series flagship phones with Snapdragon 8-series chips.
The Mi 11 has the SD888 chip and the same chip is likely to power the Mi 11 Pro. Since the tipster did not mention specifically whether the third device has an SD888 chip, it is likely that it m ay come equipped with the newly unveiled Snapdragon 870.
He added in the comments section of the Weibo post that instead of a waterfall curved display, the screens of the three phones have a slight curvature. He also said that the high-end version in the series is equipped with a 108-megapixel camera.
Recently, Xiaomi India Managing Director and Global VP confirmed that India will be receiving two Mi flagship phones with Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 870 SoC onboard. Interestingly, it is believed that a Xiaomi Mi 10 series phone could be equipped with the SD870 chip.
Hence, the three phones that the tipster could be talking about could be Snapdragon 888 powered Xiaomi Mi 11 and Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro smartphones and the Snapdragon 870 SoC powered Xiaomi Mi 10 series phone. Readers are advised to wait for further reports to know more about the upcoming flagship phones from the brand.
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