Xiaomi to release a sub-$300 high-end phone later this month

by Habeeb Onawole 0

The POCOPHONE F1 can be said to be the king of the flagship killers with its low price and amazing specs. However, it appears Xiaomi is preparing to launch another affordable flagship.

The info comes from a Weibo user who says the device will launch in mid-September. He adds that the device isn’t the Mi MIX 3 but might be Xiaomi’s return its popular ¥1999 pricing which roughly converts to $292/€250.

Xiaomi affordable flagship

Xiaomi hasn’t launched a flagship with a ¥1999 price tag in the last couple of years due to the increase in the cost of components. The name of the device is not known but it is expected to be a high-end phone. There are guesses it may actually even be the POCO F1 launching in Xiaomi’s home country but with a lesser price tag.

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The POCO F1 has a 6.18” LCD screen with a notch. It is powered by the Snapdragon 845 with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. There are dual cameras on the back of the device and a single front-facing camera while a 4,000mAh battery powers it.

(Source, Via)