Upcoming Redmi Flagship To Feature An In Display Fingerprint Scanner & Great Battery Life
Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi is headed towards the launch of its first ever flagship grade smartphone. The device has been densely surrounded in rumours and leaks, but the latest information revealed regarding the handset is not a leak at all. Rather, the General Manager of Redmi, Lu Weibing has confirmed a couple of new features that will make their way into the company’s upcoming smartphone, which include an in-display fingerprint scanner and an excellent battery life.
Redmi Flagship Device: All We Know So Far
As posted on the popular Chinese social website Weibo, the alleged Redmi K20 Pro will feature a fingerprint sensor that will be embedded beneath the display. The GM of Redmi posted a screenshot of the unlocking screen of the smartphone, which clearly depicts the spot where the supposed optical fingerprint scanner is located. Furthermore, Lu Weibing also commended the battery performance of the device, which he deemed to “exceed his expectations”. Although the battery capacity of the Redmi handset was not revealed, previous leaks suggest that it will be 4000 mAh with support for 27W fast charging.
The smartphone runs on the 7nm Snapdragon 855 SoC which comprises of the Kryo 485 Octa-core CPU and the Adreno 640 GPU. In terms of optics, it sports a triple camera module consists of a 48 MP sensor , a 20 MP sensor and a third unknown sensor, which may be a depth sensor. In terms of the front camera, the smartphone is expected to house the same in a pop-up camera mechanism. However, the specifications of the front camera are still unknown.
Former leaks have suggested that the Redmi device sports a 6.39 inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution. Other details including the price, resolution of front-facing selfie camera and storage variants will be publicised once it officially launches. The company has not revealed any other information about the smartphone as of now, so an official statement is highly awaited. As per reports, the Chinese company is expected to make an announcement regarding the Redmi device on May 13 or May 20.