Update – February 13, 2019: Xiaomi has sent out invites for the February 24 event and has also teased it on social channels. The event starts at 10:30 AM CET (3PM IST). The invite doesn’t give any hint on what to expect. Earlier rumors revealed that the company will launch the Mi MIX 3 5G. It will also likely showcase the Mi 9 after it goes official February 20th.
Counting the days until #MWC19
— Mi (@xiaomi) February 13, 2019
Earlier: Xiaomi did not introduce anything at the CES earlier this month, but the company has announced an event at the MWC on February 24th next month. It did not say what it will unveil the event, but we can expect the Mi MIX 3 5G that was teased at the Mi MIX 3 event back in October last year. It also said that the 5G version will launch in Q1 2019 and it has on display in Qualcomm booth at CES.
The 5G verion of the Mi MIX 3 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem. Qualcomm at the CES said that its 5G modem will power more than 30 devices in 2019. Samsung is expected to introduce Galaxy S10 X 5G ahead of MWC at its Galaxy Unpacked event on February 20th, but can expect several companies to introduce 5G devices at the world’s largest mobile showcase next month.
Xiaomi is also expected to demo it next-generation in-display fingerprint scanner at the event and it will likely showcase its latest products including the latest Redmi Note 7 in the booth. We should know the timing of the event in the coming weeks.