The Xiaomi Play is real and it’s a new gaming smartphone which isn’t as hardcore as the Black Shark series. This appears to be a new lineup that’s different from the usual Mi and Redmi series. The Chinese smartphone maker has dropped a couple of teaser images which give us a glimpse of what the device would look like.
The Xiaomi Play gets a “Full Screen” display that has a tiny waterdrop notch to house the front camera. There’s a noticeable chin at the bottom while the back of the device gets a glossy glass-looking surface like the Mi 8 Lite. The rear also gets a vertical dual-camera setup and there’s also a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
In terms of specs, it is speculated to come in 3 variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB of storage.
What’s interesting is that the four teaser images above are
According to GSMArena, a similar looking device with the model number M1901F9T was spotted on China’s TENAA database. The listing suggests that the device will come with a 5.84″ Full HD+ display and it will run on an octa-core processor that’s clocked at 2.3GHz.
It has an 8MP selfie camera along with a 12MP main shooter. The TENAA listing states 2,900mAh for the battery which is quite tiny for a gaming device. The Xiaomi Play will be launched in China on 24th December 2018.