Xiaomi is busying teasing on the Mi 8 Youth Edition and Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition smartphones that are poised to go official on Wednesday. Coming October, the Chinese manufacturer will be debuting the highly anticipated Mi MIX 3 flagship phone. An official image and a leaked video that have surfaced in the recent past have also revealed that the Mi MIX 3 will be sporting a manual slider design. In the previous week, a leaked photo showing the front panel of the Mi MIX 3 had surfaced on Weibo. Today, new shots of the tempered protector of the smartphone have surfaced online to tease its design.
The MI MIX 3 screen protector images show that the handset will be equipped with slimmer side bezels. The chin of the device is not as slim as the bezels present on the side bezels, but it is certainly thinner than the chin of the Mi MIX 2S that houses the front-facing camera. The selfie snapper is no longer present on the bottom bezel on the Mi MIX 3.
The official image of the phone that was shared by Xiaomi President Lin Bin in the previous month had revealed that it does not feature a chin-mounted front camera. The leaked image suggests that the Mi MIX 3 will offer a very impressive screen space. Probably, it may offer 90 percent or higher screen-to-body ratio. The selfie snapper, earpiece and other essential sensors of 3D facial recognition are placed on the slider of the phone. These features are revealed when the front of the phone is slid downwards. The leaked image also shows that there are dedicated cutouts for the earpiece and microphone on the top bezel.
The rumor mill is yet to leak the rear design of the Mi MIX 3. The Snapdragon 845 chipset could be at the helm of the smartphone. The rest of its specs are still under the wraps. Xiaomi is expected to begin teasing on the features of the Mi MIX 3 after the launch of Mi 8 Youth Edition and Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition smartphones.