Xiaomi Mi 7 will have an under-display fingerprint sensor, confirms the CEO on Weibo

Xiaomi Mi 7 render

Xiaomi has recently launched its flagship, the Mi Mix 2s in China. According to rumours, the company is planning on releasing the Mi 7 and Mi 7 Plus devices soon. Xiaomi uploaded the tear-down video of the Mi Mix 2s on Weibo. One of the fans stated the possibility of an under-display fingerprint sensor on the Xiaomi Mi 7. Lei Jun, Xiaomi’s CEO replied to this comment and confirmed the rumour. 

The previous leaks and spottings of the Mi 7 have revealed quite a lot about this device. However, the presence of an under-display fingerprint sensor was not mentioned anywhere. 

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Xiaomi Mi 7 duo: what we know so far

Previous leaks have given us a fair idea about this upcoming phone. The phone is rumoured to be codenamed “Dipper” and is likely to come with a notch. Yes, Xiaomi will follow the lead of Apple this time. The phone will be premium, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 powering it from within. The Xiaomi Mi 7 will also have a Facial Recognition feature and it will be interesting to see how it functions. 

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The camera setup on the phone will include a 16MP + 16MP combination on the rear. The main shooter will have AI capabilities as well. We don’t know much about the selfie snapper yet. The phone will have a 3400mAh battery with a support for wireless charging. 

in-display fingerprint sensor

The Xiaomi Mi 7 Plus, on the other hand, is codenamed, “Ursa”. This phone’s firmware files revealed the presence of an under-display fingerprint sensor. But now we know that the toned-up version of the phone will also have it. Also, the Mi 7 Plus is likely to carry an advanced Facial Recognition against the ordinary one on the Mi 7. The phone will also carry the Snapdragon 845 with an OLED panel and a 4000mAh battery. 

The phones are expected to land by July 2018. Are you waiting for them? Let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to  Mr. Phone and download our app to get the latest updates from the world of smartphone technology.

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