Fresh information reveals that Xiaomi will be announcing two new phones later this month. A tipster from India has claimed that these new phones could be called Mi 8 Youth and Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition. Hence, it appears that the company could be planning to extend the Mi 8 family by introducing the aforementioned phones.
Very less information is available on the specifications of these phones. It has been revealed that the Mi 8 Youth will be coming in variants such as 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM. It may arrive in colors like Space Gray, Gold and Blue.
The Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition is expected to be available in models such as 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage + 8 GB RAM. It could be unveiled in Black and Gold options.
Xiaomi has recently launched the Poco sub-brand by announcing the Poco F1 smartphone. During the launch event of the Poco F1, the company did not list it among the markets that were supposed to receive the handset. Rumors have it that the very same handset may arrive with a different name in China. It could be either called Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth or Mi 8C. Probably, this phone may carry a price tag of around $300.
The Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition could be the very same Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship smartphone that was announced in May. The only major difference between the two phones could be that the display of the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition could be embedded with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Xiaomi is yet to confirm on the existence of the Mi 8 Youth and Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition. After unveiling these phones later this month, the Chinese manufacturer will be debuting the Mi MIX 3 smartphone in October. There is no information available on the specifications of the Mi MIX 3. However, recent reports have revealed that it will be equipped be arriving with a slider design, in-display fingerprint scanner and 3D facial scanner.