Xiaomi has recently confirmed that it will be holding 2018 Annual Product Launch event at Shenzhen. On Weibo, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun confirmed that the company will be announcing a variety of new products at the event. Apart from the rumored Xiaomi Mi 7 and Mi Band 3 devices, the Chinese firm is speculated to announce Xiaomi Mi 8th Anniversary Edition smartphone. A fresh photo showing the box package of the special edition phone has surfaced today. The big-sized number 8 on top of the box package suggests that the smartphone could be called Xiaomi Mi 8.
Rumors are rife that the Xiaomi Mi 8th Anniversary Edition phone will be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset and 8 GB of RAM. It is now being said that the recently spotted Mi 7 with notched display design could actually be the 8th anniversary smartphone. Rumors have it that the phone could be equipped with an OLED display. The notch of the phone is expected to feature structured light 3D module that will allow the phone to support 3D facial recognition. It is being speculated that the same handset may also feature under-display fingerprint reader.
Even though Xiaomi is yet to confirm on the launch date for the upcoming Shenzhen event, Chinese media is claiming that the event will be held on May 31.