Chassis belonging to mystery Xiaomi handset surfaces in photos

Chassis belonging to mystery Xiaomi handset surfaces in photos
Over the last few weeks, we've seen several leaked images of the Xiaomi Mi 5. According to Xiaomi Senior VP Liwan Jiang, the company is holding an event on February 24th at which time it will unveil the new flagship model. This Tuesday, Xiaomi is expected to release more information about this event, and presumably the Mi 5.

Today, images of a metal chassis that belong to an unknown Xiaomi branded handset surfaced. The phone does not resemble the Mi 5, but does bare a resemblance to the Apple iPhone 6s or the HTC One M9. Note how the person holding the chassis is wearing finger cots. That is something that you might see used on an assembly line, which means that the photos are either legit, or the mastermind behind them knew to include the finger cots in order to make the images look real.

Some believe that the chassis belongs to the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus. This is a larger screened version of the Mi 5 that has been rumored for some time to be accompanying the new flagship model. As soon as we find out more information about this unknown handset, we will pass it on to you immediately.


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source: CNBeta (translated) via GSMDome

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12 Comments

1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Xiaomi 6S Android Edition If this company enters US territory with their phones...inb4 Apple

4. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

i think its Xiaomi Redmi Note 4....

7. nodes

Posts: 1119; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

"if anything ... Apple copied some stuff from MIUI, not the other way around." -Hugo Barra.

2. Adimane01

Posts: 20; Member since: Jan 11, 2016

HTC desire 816 is that u???

3. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

Except it's clearly not a Xiaomi but hey lets publish anything.

10. skips

Posts: 437; Member since: Oct 04, 2015

ikr lets ignore the letters MI on the chassis. its tots not from Xiaomi

5. iamashpatel

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 20, 2016

Hope it's Mi 5

6. Guaire

Posts: 848; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

11. T-Dizzle

Posts: 150; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

That's eerily similar

8. monoke

Posts: 1097; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Xiaomi Antennaclops 6s??

9. faha1

Posts: 56; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

welcome to apple iphone 6s.

12. jonehe

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 26, 2016

that's a fake... there is someone declared on weibo (which is social network in china) that is photoshoped from oppo

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