Yesterday, Xiaomi had revealed through Weibo that it will be announcing something related to a new fun category. We reported the same and expected it to be something related to the upcoming Xiaomi Play smartphone. Well, the company has today officially announced that it will be launching the Xiaomi Play smartphone in China on 24th December. Making the announcement, the company said, “New mobile phone, released on December 24, Xiaomi Play comes with traffic, may be the Christmas gift you want most.”
Earlier, we reported that Xiaomi could hold a launch event for the ‘Play’ smartphone, which could possibly be named Xiaomi Mi Play, between December 17 and December 26. This will mark the expansion of the company’s portfolio of smartphones with a new series and the Xiaomi Play will be the first smartphone in this new series.
The ‘Play’ name hints that the phone will focus on entertainment, gaming, other such ‘fun’ stuff. There are rumors suggesting that the Xiaomi Play will be the rebranded version of the Pocophone F1 for the Chinese market.