Rumors are rife that the Mi 7 could be the first phone from Xiaomi to come with wireless charging feature. New information coming from China states that the Mi 7 will support 7.5W wireless charging that is also available on Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X smartphones.
Last year in September, Xiaomi had become a part of the Wireless Power Consortium. This gave birth to rumors that claimed that the Mi 7 could be the first smartphone from the company to be enable with wireless charging technology. Around two months ago, it was reported that Mi 7 enabled with wireless charging will enter production phase from this month. And at the beginning of this year, Xiaomi’s foundry gave out an official message on its official WeChat account that the Mi 7 will be coming with wireless charging feature.
The smartphone is expected to feature wireless charging module from Integrated Device Technology (IDT) that is based in the U.S. The 7.5W wireless charging speed is half the speed of the newest Qi 1.2 standards.
Recent leaks have revealed that Xiaomi is working on bringing in-screen fingerprint scanner on the Mi 7. It may sport an iPhone X-like notch design. It is rumored feature an OLED screen by Samsung. It is also expected to house vertically stacked dual rear cameras like the iPhone X. It is likely to arrive with glass chassis like the Mi 6 to facilitate wireless charging.
The Snapdragon 845 chipset is rumored to power its 8 GB and 6 GB RAM options. It is likely that Xiaomi may launch the Mi 7 in June to prevent it from disturbing the sales of the Mi MIX 2S that is launching on March 27.