Xiaomi, the smartphone manufacturer that is known for offering the latest technology smartphone in the affordable range is preparing its another launch. Xiaomi has already launched a number of mid-range affordable smartphones to the consumers. Xiaomi has launched from pocket-friendly Redmi 4A to its flagship high-end Mi Mix 2 smartphones. Now, Xiaomi is bringing all new R series for the users with its upcoming Xiaomi R1 to offer a full view display at affordable prices. The Xiaomi R1 hasn't been officially announced by Xiaomi yet but the rumors and news are going around for the device. The upcoming smartphone will have a bigger display with alluring specifications will be coming for the people searching a big screen smartphone in the affordable range. Based on the available information and rumors about the Xiaomi R1 we have composed the early review of the phone below.
Till date, we have some of the leaked images of the Xiaomi R1 and on the basis of that, the phone looks full metal body. The design of the phone is inspired by the Redmi series but with more sharp finishing. The phone will have a similar pattern of Xiaomi most of the phone having the fingerprint sensor at the back with a camera mounted at the right upper corner. The thickness of the Xiaomi R1 is 8.1mm which makes it almost equally thick to the other Redmi devices at this range. Xiaomi R1 comprises a 5.9 inch a bigger IPS LCD display with the 10820 x 2160 resolution. Xiaomi R1 will be coming with 75.05 percent of the screen to body ratio in which the screen will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
In order to make sure that the large display will be backed up by the strong processing unit, Xiaomi has given a strong setup to the R1. Xiaomi R1 will be running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset that will be serving power to the Octa Core 2.2GHz Cortex A53 processor. Xiaomi smartphone will be coming with the support of 33GB and will have 32GB internal storage which will be expanded up to 256GB. The processing unit of the phone is quite capable of giving a smooth performance to the users. In addition to this, the Xiaomi R1 will have a 12MP rear camera with the face detection autofocus. You will be getting the continuous shooting and HDR mode with Xiaomi R1 along with features like Face detection and touch to focus. There will be a dual LED flash with the camera and you will get a 5MP front camera for selfies and video calls. Xiaomi R1 will be equipped with a 4000 mAh powerful battery including the quick charging support.
Xiaomi kept its lips closed on the launch date of a smartphone, however, there are a number of rumors suggesting different dates. On the basis our research and information from our trusted sources we believe that Xiaomi R1 will be launched in September 2018. It will be too early to suggest a price tag for the R1 but considering the affordable range and the company's previous launches we expect Xiaomi R1 to come at $217.
Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.Follow