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New budget Xiaomi device spotted in the wild

An unidentified device leaked on Weibo earlier. 5" display, Yun OS, no fingerprint reader.
Ricci Rox,

Xiaomi only just launched the Mi Max 2 in May but leaks of a new device have already surfaced. We've had leaks of the Mi 6C and the Mi Note 3 but this one has left us scratching our heads, as it brings a new design factor in. It's almost hard to believe it's a Xiaomi device.

The leaked surfaced on Weibo, revealing a 5" device with a single rear camera at the top left, with an LED flash right next to. Shockingly, there's no visible fingerprint reader at the back. At the front, there's a selfie camera, and an MI logo, with capacitive buttons at the bottom. Again, no fingerprint reader. 

A device, expected to be the Redmi 5, was spotted on TENAA earlier, featuring a 5" display and 4000mAh battery. It was also seen running the Chinese Yun OS, which may imply that it's meant for the Chinese audience.

The Redmi 4a did not feature a fingerprint scanner, so there's a slim chance this may be a Redmi 5a. There's also a possibility it's an entirely new, budget device.

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Ricci Rox, 2017-06- 2 (Update: 2017-06- 2)
Ricci Rox
Ricci Rox - News Editor - @riccirox
I'm a freelance copywriter who lives and dies for tech. Android, ​especially. The smartphone market is one going through an impressive growth spurt, so I crawl the Internet with keen interest in a technological ecosystem that doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon.