Xiaomi Mi 7 Might Ditch Fingerprint Sensor For Face ID Feature

Xiaomi is all set to launch a new flagship smartphone. Several details about the upcoming handset have already started emerging online. While previous reports hinted at an under display fingerprint sensor, new reports claim that the Mi 7 might be one of the first smartphones to completely ditch the fingerprint sensor for a Face Unlock feature (similar to iPhone X). Read more to find about Xiaomi Mi 7 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Mi 7

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Price and Availability

Price 2,999 Yuan (approx Rs 29,500)

The Xiaomi Mi 7 is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2018. As per latest rumors, the Xiaomi Mi 7 will be priced at around 2,999 Yuan (approx Rs 29,500) for the 6GB variant.

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Specifications

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM 6GB/ 8GB
Internal Storage 32GB/ 64GB (expandable)
Display 6.0-inch, OLED, 18:9 aspect ratio.
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (16MP + 16MP) with flash
Front Camera 8MP
Battery 3500mAh
Dual SIM Yes

As per latest leaks and rumors, the Xiaomi Mi 7 will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU and 6GB/ 8GB RAM. It is expected to feature a 6.0-inch OLED display (made by Samsung) with 18:9 aspect ratio.

In terms of optics, the upcoming handset is expected to sport a dual-camera setup on the back (similar to the Mi 6). It is rumored to combine two 16-megapixel sensors with f/1.7 aperture. The 32GB/ 64GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card slot (up to 128GB).

The upcoming handset will be backed by a 3500mAh Li-Po battery (non-removable) with fast charging support. It might also support Qi standard wireless charging.

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Features

  • Bezel-less display
  • Dual cameras
  • Android Oreo OS
  • FaceID feature
  • Dual SIM
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • WiFi
  • WiFi Hotspot
  • USB Type-C

According to a report from MyDrivers, Xiaomi is completely moving away from the fingerprint sensor. The upcoming flagship from the comapny will use a 3D face scanning technology (similar to the FaceID feature on latest iPhone).

Previous reports hinted that the Xiaomi Mi 7 will place a fingerprint scanner under the scree. Synaptics has already developed the under display fingerprint scanning technology. Brands like Vivo and Huawei are expected to embed the new technology in their upcoming flagship models.

Additionally, the upcoming smartphone will feature a full-screen bezel-less display and a ceramic back (similar to the Mi Mix 2). Connectivity options include dual SIM, Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, and USB Type-C.

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Conclusion

The upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 is said to feature significant upgrades over Mi 6. The Xiaomi Mi 6 features a 5.15-inch IPS LCD display with full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution, a pixel density of 428ppi and 600 nits of maximum brightness. It is powered by a 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and Adreno 540 GPU.

The flagship model features a dual camera setup on the back. It combines a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a12-megapixel telephoto camera for 2x lossless zoom. Camera features on the Mi 6 include optical image stabilization (OIS), phase-detection autofocus (PDAF), and four-axis anti-shake functionality. The 8-megapixel front camera can also capture full HD (1080p) video capture at 30fps, and slow-motion videos.

Additional features on the dual-SIM smartphone include premium 3D glass design, front-firing dual speakers, and Bluetooth 5.0. It is backed by a 3350mAh non-removable battery.

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  1 comment for “Xiaomi Mi 7 Might Ditch Fingerprint Sensor For Face ID Feature

  1. December 29, 2017 at 4:10 pm

    Hi amandeep,
    I already use Mi note 3. But I want to buy a new Android phone. Actually, I was confused to choose a perfect phone. Now I planned that I will buy a Mi phone again.
    Thank you bro.

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