Mi MIX 4 launch in 2021 confirmed; Xiaomi-branded tablets expected as well

Mi MIX 4 launch has been confirmed by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun, who also revealed plans to launch new Xiaomi tablets as well.

Highlights
  • Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has confirmed that the Mi MIX 4 will be launched this year
  • The company plans on reinvigorating its tablet lineup
  • A Xiaomi-branded foldable smartphone is in the works too, and it could cost Rs 1.16 lakhs

Xiaomi is all set to expand its repertoire of products even further in 2021. In an interactive session with fans, Xiaomi CEO, Lei Jun, talked at length about Xiaomi’s plans for the year. Among other things, the company plans on resurrecting its tablet lineup. Furthermore, the Mi MIX 4 launch can also be expected in 2021, nearly three years after the Mi MIX 3 was unveiled. It’ll be interesting to see what Xiaomi has in store for us with the Mi MIX 4, as its predecessors have always pushed the envelope of innovative smartphone design. Thanks to some leaked images, we know that there is a Xiaomi-branded foldable in the works too. It could be unveiled alongside the Mi Mix 4 and cost an eye-watering Rs 1.16 lakhs

Also read: Xiaomi foldable phone incoming? CEO Lei Jun teases Rs 1.12 lakh phone

Xiaomi also plans on cementing its position in the connected devices ecosystem. It has also increased its research and development funding, a part of which will be used to hire up to 5,000 additional engineers. The company also plans on collaborating with real estate developers to integrate Xiaomi-branded smart devices into new constructions. Jun’s vision is to see a Xiaomi smart display in every Chinese household.

Xiaomi products expected in 2021

  • Mi MIX 4
  • Xiaomi foldable phone
  • New Xiaomi-branded tablets

The yet-to-be-named Xiaomi tablet will need to keep up with modern-day offerings to stay relevant. Therefore, we can expect to support stylus inputs, something that is becoming increasingly commonplace in the tablet market. Lastly, Xiaomi has plans to launch more devices made out of ceramic and other premium materials. These will likely be manufactured in limited quantities, and act as limited edition variants of Xiaomi’s high-end offerings. 

Key Specs

Xiaomi Mi Mix 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 | 6 GBProcessor
6.4 inches Display
50 MP + 48 MP + 48 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 57,990
Release Date: 25-Jun-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Rumoured