Xiaomi’s Mi series flagship phones have always carried low pricing of 1,999 Yuan (~$316) until 2017. Last year, the Mi 6 was launched as the first Mi series phone with dual rear cameras with a price tag of 2,499 Yuan (~$395) and its premium ceramic variant carried a pricing of 2,999 Yuan (~$475). Recent rumors have claimed that the Mi 7 would be arriving with an expensive price tag compared to the Mi 6.
Fresh information claims that the Xiaomi Mi 7 could be the costliest ever Mi series phone as it is pegged to be available with a beginning price of 3,000 Yuan (~$475). The increased pricing could be because of the high-end specs that will be featuring.
Rumors have it that the Mi 7 would be arriving in two models namely, Mi 7 and Mi 7 Plus. A 5.65-inch 18:9 aspect ratio display is expected to be available on the Mi 7 whereas the Plus variant is pegged to house an 18:9 aspect ratio supporting 6.01-inch OLED screen by Samsung. The Mi 7 duo are rumored to arrive with facial recognition feature and AI equipped dual rear cameras. Recent reports have also suggested that the Mi 7 could be the first Mi series phone to arrive with support for wireless charging.
The Mi 7 models are almost confirmed to arrive with Snapdragon 845 mobile platform. The base model of the Mi 6 had arrived with 6 GB of RAM. There was no 8 GB RAM variant for it, but a 2,299 Yuan priced 4 GB RAM variant was launched in November last year. It speculated that the Mi 7 series phone may feature an advanced 8 GB RAM model.
Hence, Mi 7 and its variants are speculated to arrive with 3,000 Yuan (~$475) or higher pricing. Recent leaks have suggested that Xiaomi will using the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 platform in the coming month to announce the Mi 7 and Mi 7 Plus. Even though the Mi 7 will be coming with a costlier price tag, it would still be value for money phone because of its specifications.