Xiaomi’s idea smartphone, Mi Combine, was one of the luxurious gadgets to be unveiled final yr. It was really bezel-less, solely aside from the minimal chin on the backside to host the sensors and entrance digicam. We’ve since been counting on the rumor mill, simply ready for the Chinese language producer to speak concerning the successor of this idea smartphone — the Mi Combine 2.

And now, Xiaomi has right this moment confirmed that it’s planning to unveil a fair feature-packed and (in fact!) bezel-less machine by the tip of this very yr. The corporate’s CEO Lei Jun is the one who has dropped the deeds concerning the upcoming smartphone on the Chinese language Twitter clone Weibo. He talked about that the machine will debut someday within the second half of the yr. Sure, we might not have to attend very lengthy to feast our eyes on this machine.

From what we all know concerning the Mi Combine 2 till date, Xiaomi has already confirmed that it has partnered with Phillipe Starck to design and construct the machine. He is identical particular person the Chinese language big has tapped to design the unique Mi Combine idea smartphone. The corporate first launched the machine in October of final yr, so one can anticipate them to comply with an identical timeline for the discharge of its successor this yr.

As per preliminary leaks, we all know that Mi Combine 2 will sport dual-curved edged AMOLED show with a monstrous 6.Four-inch display screen dimension and QuadHD decision. The corporate will additional improve the screen-to-body ratio from 91.three p.c on the unique smartphone to 93 p.c on the Mi Combine 2. This might additionally level Xiaomi to experiment with the mixing of the fingerprint sensor below the large show — although it could be simply one other rumor.

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The machine is anticipated to be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, together with three totally different RAM+storage variants, specifically 4GB+128GB, 6GB+128GB and at last 8GB+256GB. It is going to probably embody a 19-megapixel rear digicam (or twin cameras) and a 16-megapixel selfie digicam. It is going to run Android 7.zero Nougat out of the field and Four,500 mAh of battery energy.

However, the most recent growth that has been confirmed by Xiaomi right this moment is that it has partnered with AAC Applied sciences to ship a fair higher earpiece sound expertise. For these unaware, the earpiece on the Mi Combine was made out of ceramic and built-in below the show. It is going to now improve the sound system with using patented Superior Audio Coding (AAC) know-how from its newest collaborator.