Xiaomi to announce ultra-thin flagship device on January 15

Xiaomi flagship Jan 15

Xiaomi usually teases launch of its new devices few days ahead of its launch. It already announced that it will launch its flagship device on January 15th. Today the company has released a teaser that hints a sleek flagship smartphone.According to the translation, it will be thinner than cicada insect’s wings, as noted in the official forum.

Xiaomi flagship Jan 15 teaser

Along with the caption, the teaser also shows a hand and a small gap between the thumb and the forefinger that clearly hints a sleek device. According to earlier rumors Xiaomi’s next flagship smartphone is expected to have ultra-narrow bezels.

Xiaomi sold 61.12 million smartphones in 2014 and aims to sell 100 million devices in 2015. It posted revenue of RMB 74.3 billion yuan (US$12 billion approx.) including taxes, an increase of 135% compared to 2013. Xiaomi will sell 1000 tickets for the event through Xiaomi Mall app from 12PM on January 8. Tickets are priced at 99 Yuan ($16 approx).

The event happens at the National Conference Center, Beijing on January 15th at 2PM Beijing Time (11:30 AM IST). We can expect the company to release more teasers before the announcement, which is a week away.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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