Xiaomi is all over the news with rumours about the anticipated Redmi Note 2 Pro and Mi 5 flagship releases. For a long time, the Chinese tech company remained silent on the subject but a recent development hints at an impending launch of new devices.
On Tuesday, Xiaomi shared a teaser image on its Weibo account of an event in China on 24 November.
The event details are under wraps but the teaser reads "Grand Finale" in Chinese, hinting at a new smartphone release.
According to My Drivers, the 24 November event will witness the launch of the Redmi Note 2 Pro. The publication speculates the possible specifications of the handset, suggesting the Redmi Note 2 Pro to measure 149.98 x 75.96 x 8.75mm and weigh 165.97 grams. Other features, also revealed in a recent Tenaa listing, include a Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 processor, 5.5-inch Full HD display, 2GB RAM, 16GB memory, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, Android 5.0 Lollipop and a 3,060mAh battery.
The key highlights of the Redmi Note 2 Pro are fingerprint scanner and full metal body, which will give the handset a premium feel and look.
Xiaomi is also expected to unveil the most-awaited flagship of the year, the Mi 5, at the event. As per rumours, the handset is said to come with a 5.2-inch QHD screen, fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS, 4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage, 16MP primary camera with OIS, 5MP front snapper and a 3,000mAh battery.
A separate report in NDTV Gadgets says the Mi 5 smartphone might be released on 3 December and hit store in Q1 2016. Other expected releases from Xiaomi are Mi Edge and Mi Pad 2.