As can be seen in the post on Weibo by Xiaomi, the company will be unveiling its Mi 8 smartphone at a launch event in Shenzhen, China. The launch is also confirmed through a separate tweet by the company's spokesperson Donovan Sung, with the tweet reading "To celebrate our 8th year anniversary, we'll be launching Mi 8 at our annual flagship product launch in Shenzhen on May 31."
Mi Fans, amazing news! 😎— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) May 22, 2018
To celebrate our 8th year anniversary, we'll be launching Mi 8 at our annual flagship product launch in Shenzhen on May 31. ❤️
Stay tuned for more details!#Xiaomi #Mi8 #flagship #launch #shenzhen pic.twitter.com/O7Lh3MJAqw
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The device was earlier spotted in a leaked video online and could be seen with an in-display fingerprint sensor, just like the one found on Vivo X21.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Launch Date Unveiled. (Image: Xiaomi/ Weibo)
Xiaomi Mi 8 Expected Specifications
As per reports till date, Xiaomi's Mi 8 is expected to be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 845 SoC and to carry an 8GB RAM and 256GB inbuilt storage. As could be seen in the leaked video, the smartphone will sport an in-display fingerprint sensor. It is expected to run Android 8.0 Oreo with Xiaomi's own MIUI on top. It might also come with an iPhone X like notch display.
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