Yesterday, Xiaomi confirmed that it will be launching the Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone on Dec. 24. The smartphone has already appeared on TENAA with its entire specifications. Today, the Chinese manufacturer has shared fresh teasers to officially reveal the handset.
Xiaomi has launched multiple smartphones with notched screens, but the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Play will be featuring a waterdrop notch. The rear side of the phone seems to feature a glass panel.
The purpled colored rear has bright lines running from top to bottom. It is equipped with vertical dual camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The teasers also suggest that the Xiaomi Mi Play handset will be aimed towards younger audience.
The recently certified M1901F9T and M1901F9E Xiaomi models are the network variants of the Xiaomi Mi Play handset. The images and specs of the M1901F9T have already appeared on TENAA. However, it is only today that the images of M1901F9E have surfaced on TENAA. As it can be seen in the below image, the handset seems to be sporting gradient color. The TENAA listing reveals that the company may release the Xiaomi Mi Play handset in as many as 10 colors such as black, gold, rose gold, white, bluet, red, pink, gray, silver and green.
The Xiaomi Play measures 147.76 x 71.89 x 7.8mm and weighs 150 grams. It houses a 5.84-inch FHD+ display with waterdrop notch. The handset is driven by 2.3 GHz octa-core processor and up to 6 GB of RAM. It will be launching in 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB storage choices. For more storage, it will provide users with a microSD card slot.
A 12-megapixel primary sensor will be present in the dual camera setup of the Xiaomi Play. The front notch will be featuring an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. It will be fueled by 2,900mAh battery. The MIUI flavored Android 8.1 Oreo OS will be present preinstalled on the device. As of this writing, there is no information on the pricing of the phone. It seems that it could be yet another budget-friendly smartphone from Xiaomi.