Xiaomi just confirmed that its next flagship; the Mi 8 is all set to be Unveiled on 31st May. The company through its Twitter handle has shared the launch date and mentioned that it would be a nod to their eighth anniversary.
— Mi (@xiaomi) May 22, 2018
One of the most anticipated features of the Mi 8 is expected to be the Fingerprint sensor that will be embedded under the screen. It will also have Face unlocking system that won’t be relying on the front-facing camera instead, it will have a sensor like the Apple’s iPhone X. Educated guess regarding the rest of the specification include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, an OLED display with a notch.
It might come equipped with 6/8GB of RAM with 256GB storage and a possibility fo 512GB storage option. It will be running on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 on top. According to a recent report, the pricing of the Mi 8 6GB RAM and 64GB storage base variant will retail at CNY2,799 (Rs. 29,863.47), while the higher end variant (8GB RAM, 128GB storage) will go on sale for CNY3,199 (Rs. 34,131 approx.).
We should know more details about the features, exact pricing, and sale date when the device goes official next week. Xiaomi will be holding its annual 2018 new product launch in Shenzhen, China. The company also hinted that more products will be introduced at the event so we can expect Mi Band 3 and several other accessories.