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Xiaomi video teaser reminds us that its next flagship model is just days away

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Xiaomi video teaser reminds us that its next flagship model is just days away
Everything that Xiaomi does is now being scrutinized like never before. It goes with the territory. After more than tripling smartphone shipments in 2014, the company will announce its next flagship phone on Thursday. Will it be the Xiaomi Mi5? Will it be the Xiaomi Mi4S? It could even be, as some rumors suggest, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. Leaked images of all three models have been seen in the last few weeks, so anything is possible.

In a new video posted by the manufacturer today, Xiaomi reminds viewers that the unveiling of its new flagship is just three days away. Along with that information, Xiaomi invited everyone to play its version of Mad Libs. The video says that the new flagship is "As (blank) as paper", The (blank) the better" and "As (blank) as a bell." In order, the probable answers are thin, bigger and clear.

A previous teaser hinted that two devices might be unveiled on January 15th. Assuming that one of them is the Mi5, we're looking at a 5.2-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. That works out to a drool-producing 565ppi pixel density. A quad-core 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 CPU is under the hood while the Adreno 420 GPU is handling graphics. 3GB of RAM is on board. While we were expecting a 16MP camera on back of the device, leaked photos allegedly taken with the phone show that Xiaomi might be sticking with the 13MP snapper employed on the Xiaomi Mi4. The whole shebang is powered by a 3600mAh battery. Sounds like flagship specs to us.

While we couldn't embed Xiaomi's video for you, we did take some screen shots for your pleasure. The expectations are high and the drama is so thick you can cut it with a knife. Stay with us!


Thanks for the tip!

source: Xiaomi via idigitaltimes.com

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posted on 12 Jan 2015, 19:37

1. nokia12 (Posts: 484; Member since: 19 Nov 2013)


i think they'll release both mi4s/5 and redmi note 2..

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 20:30 3

2. HugoBarraCyanogenmod (limited) (Posts: 1133; Member since: 06 Jul 2014)


As thin as paper
The bigger the better
As loud as a bell

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 00:08

4. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Same here.

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 00:24

6. RajRicardo (Posts: 394; Member since: 28 Feb 2014)


Dual front firing speakers??

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 00:58

9. Commentator (Posts: 3685; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


Clear as a bell.

I don't think "loud as a bell" is an actual phrase people use (although they ARE based in China, so maybe it's an idiomatic thing.)

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 00:01

3. CarlosAguijosa (Posts: 14; Member since: 08 Dec 2014)


As THIN as paper
The BIGGER the better
As ROUND as a bell

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 00:11

5. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Round also fits here as the hand's shape says but Loud fits better IMO.

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 00:32 1

8. CarlosAguijosa (Posts: 14; Member since: 08 Dec 2014)


I think it'll be round because of a rumor of a dual curved screen, then again it's only a rumor so it can't be 100% true.

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 00:29

7. sriuslywtf (Posts: 297; Member since: 09 Jul 2013)


What the pictures really mean:

1) As thin as your pockets content
2) The Size of your wiener
3) As small as your brain

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 01:43

10. samdownloads (Posts: 1; Member since: 13 Jan 2015)


Hy associate^^
Here is the Youtube Link
Hhm not working,because I am not 7 Days Register.
Ok,open Youtube and write "xiaomi new flagship"

Kai

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 07:35

11. Denco (Posts: 118; Member since: 25 Mar 2014)


As flimsy as paper.

The cheaper, the better.

As noisy as bell.

2015.01.15 Xiaomisty New Flash Lunch.

3 days to serve.

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