After launching a number of handsets under its Redmi sub-brand including Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7 and Redmi 7, Xiaomi is now all set to launch its first Redmi flagship smartphone that will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. Now, a new leak has surfaced online which suggests that besides its flagship mobile, the company will also be launching a laptop under its Redmi sub-brand.
It is worth mentioning that earlier this week, Tang Mu, General Manager of Xiaomi Smart Hardware Division took to Chinese social media platform Weibo to shed light on the Redmi flagship smartphone and its launch event. He teased that the smartphone from Redmi will come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC is set to launch on May 13. However, he also added that the flagship smartphone will launch along with “one more thing”.
Until now, it was being speculated that the second product will be a new smart home product. But now, a new leak has been posted on Twitter by a user named ‘Sudhanshu Ambhore’ that reveals that the second product that Xiaomi plans to launch is a Redmi laptop.
Ambhore has also revealed a bit of information in the tweet saying, “#Redmi will also release their Laptops under #Redmi branding (like #Xiaomi’s Mi Notebook) with their flagship phone.” It is worth adding that as of now, Xiaomi has not said anything about the upcoming Redmi laptop.
— Sudhanshu Ambhore (@Sudhanshu1414) May 6, 2019
Till now, Xiaomi has only launched laptops and Notebooks only under its Mi brand in India. If this information is indeed true, then this will be the first laptop by the company under its Redmi brand.
The leak further suggests that the upcoming Redmi laptop will be affordable, much like smartphones launched under the sub-brand. Although we can expect the Redmi laptop to launch in China, we cannot guarantee its release in India. This is because till now, the company has not launched any laptops in India yet.
In addition to this, Xiaomi is also expected to launch its Redmi flagship smartphone in China on May 13. The device is expected to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, a 32Mp pop-up selfie camera, triple rear camera setup and a massive 4,000mAh battery. As of now, we don ‘t know if the Chinese smartphone brand plans to launch the smartphone in India or not.
However, we should mention that Xiaomi India’s MD Manu Kumar Jain has said that the company will soon be launching a smartphone with Snapdragon 730 SoC in India soon.