Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun had confirmed in the previous month that the company would be announcing the Mi Max 3 smartphone in July. A new Xiaomi phone with model number M1807E8S enabled with support for fast charging has been approved by 3C certification body in China. It is now being speculated that M1807E8S could be the upcoming Mi Max 3.
As it can be seen in the below image, the M1807E8S Xiaomi device is carries support for 5V / 3A, 9V / 2A and 12V / 1.5A. It means that the handset will be equipped with support for up to 18W fast charging.
Leaked firmware files of the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 smartphone had surfaced four months ago had revealed that it would be equipped with an 18:9 aspect ratio supporting screen. It is also speculated that the handset will be lacking a 3.5mm audio jack.
Also, the phablet is pegged to feature a dual camera setup. It is speculated that Sony IMX363 will be its primary sensor which can be also found on premium phones like Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S and Mi 8. Some of the other features that are expected to arrive on the Mi Max 3 include support for wireless charging and iris scanner.
Some rumors are speculating that the Snapdragon 710 chipset would be powering the Mi Max 3 phone. Leaked firmware files that had surfaced in April had revealed that Comet and Sirius are the codenames of the two upcoming Xiaomi phones that are powered by the all new Snapdragon 710 SoC. The Sirius smartphone was recently unveiled as the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE phone. The Comet phone has specs like OLED display, Android 8.1 Oreo and 3,100mAh battery which suggests that this SD710 powered device could be some other Mi phone and not the Mi Max 3. There is a possibility that Xiaomi may power the Mi Max 3 with SD660 chipset.
Xiaomi will be launching the Redmi 6 series on June 12. The series is expected to include Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro/Plus smartphones. It seems that the Chinese manufacturer will start teasing on the features of the Mi Max 3 after the announcement of the Redmi 6 series.