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Xiaomi to launch Mi Max phablet and MIUI 8 on 10th May

By Cookie Monster - on 1 May 2016, 10:00am

Xiaomi to launch Mi Max phablet and MIUI 8 on 10th May

Note: This article was first published on 26th April 2016.

Image source: @xiaomi

Mi fans - mark your calendar as the Chinese company is planning for a product launch on 10th May.

Announced via Twitter, Xiaomi states that it will be launching the Mi Max phablet and MIUI 8 OS. A few days ago, Xiaomi teased the upcoming phablet by posting a photo of the device in the front jeans pocket. It also confirms that the Mi Max is a "brand new product line", which means that it will not come in any of the current display sizes of 4.7, 5.0, 5.15, 5.5 and 7.9-inches.

Image source: MIUI forum 

As for the MIUI 8 OS, Xiaomi uploaded a short video on YouTube detailing a more dynamic notification panel. There are rumors of a new cloud music app and Xiaomi may share more information on its upcoming mobile payment service with UnionPay.

Sources: MIUI ROM (YouTube), MIUI forum (1) (2), @xiaomi via PhoneArena

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