Xiaomi India Hints at Smartphones Powered by the Snapdragon 870 and Snapdragon 888 To Launch Soon

Xiaomi is rumored to introduce a Mi 10 series smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 mobile platform.


Xiaomi announced Mi 11 at an event in China last month. The Xiaomi Mi 11 was the first device in the world to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. Last week, a report by 91mobiles revealed that Xiaomi will launch Mi 11 in India in the coming months. There are rumors that Xiaomi is working on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 powered smartphone (Mi 10s?) under the Mi 10 series. Now, Xiaomi India has hinted that it will launch Snapdragon 888, and Snapdragon 870 powered devices in the country. Check out the following Twitter thread,

Xiaomi might launch 2 flagship devices this year in India!

Xiaomi India made a long-awaited comeback in the flagship segment with Mi 10 last year. The company spokesperson, Sumit Sonal has already confirmed that the company has plans to bring Mi 11 to India. Though, the company is yet to finalize SKUs and variants for the market. But, looks like Mi 11 won’t be the only high-end Mi device to launch in India in 2021. The above-embedded tweet hints that the company will also launch a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 powered device in the country.

To those unaware, the upcoming Mi 10 series device is said to be powered by Snapdragon 870 SoC, and carry a price of RMB 3,500. If the rumours are true, this will be the 10th device to launch under Mi 10 lineup. So far, Xiaomi has already launched Mi 10Mi 10 ProMi 10 Lite, Mi 10 YouthMi 10 UltraMi 10TMi 10T ProMi 10T Lite, and Mi 10i under the Mi 10 lineup.

Xiaomi India launched the Mi 10i 5G earlier this month in the country. Xiaomi Mi 10i is the first device in under Rs. 30,000 segment to offer a 108MP camera setup. Other highlights of the smartphone include a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC with 5G connectivity, a 4,820mAh battery with 33W fast-charging and more. Make sure to check out our detailed review of the Mi 10i. What are your expectations from Xiaomi in 2021? How many smartphones do you think Xiaomi will launch under Mi series in India this year? Do let us know in the comments below.