Nov 19, 2017 | Updated: 07:21 PM EDT

Xiaomi X1 To Launch With Dual-Camera, Bezel-less Display & SD 660, Redmi Pro 2 Canceled

Jul 04, 2017 01:51 PM EDT

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Xiaomi is selling Mi series devices as high-end and flagship smartphones. The Redmi series of the Xiaomi includes midrange smartphones. However, on a different note, a Chinese leakster has suggested that Xiaomi may introduce a new series of phones called Xiaomi X and the Xiaomi X1.

The said leakster has revealed the two upcoming variants of the Xiaomi X1 which includes a full-screen design version and a regular screen version. Sources have also indicated that Xiaomi has canceled the upcoming Redmi Pro 2.

According to Gizmo China, the first variant of rumored Xiaomi X1 will have a 5.5-inch Pegasus display with the full-screen design. It will have a screen resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels. The device will be driven by Snapdragon 660 chipset and will include an IMX362 or IMX386 dual camera system and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The tipster has provided two variations of Xiaomi X1 along with their pricing. X1 will start at CNY 1,999 ($294) with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, and go up to CNY 2,499 ($368) with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. These are possible prices for the 'regular screen' version. The bezel-less variant is said to pair 6GB of RAM with 64GB of storage for CNY 2,299 ($339), and 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage for CNY 2,799 ($412), as reported by GSM Arena.

The second Xiaomi X1 variant is said to come with a regular screen. Its screen resolution is unavailable, but it is possible to support full HD resolution. It will be also equipped with Snapdragon 660 chipset. It might feature a front-facing fingerprint scanner and a 3.5mm headphone jack. For this phone also, the leakster has provided the same set of pricing for two types of standard and high models.

It is likely that the regular screen toting Xiaomi X1 might come with 4 GB/64 GB standard and 4 GB/128 GB high variants. The X1 featuring full-screen display may come with 6 GB/64 GB standard and 6 GB/128 high models.

The tipster claims that the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 might have been canceled by the company because the original model may not have sold well. Hence, there is no information on its existence of the Redmi Pro 2.

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