8Xiaomi’s last smartphone release was the Mi Max 2, and it appears the China-based manufacturer is prepping for its latest offering. Based on a fresh GeekBench listing, the company is reportedly working on a new smartphone, codenamed ‘riva’. The listing on the benchmarking website throws light on some of the specifications of the purported Xiaomi ‘riva’ smartphone..
Based on the listing, the purported smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm quad-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz, and paired with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone further runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Unfortunately, no other information is revealed through the listing. However, the single-core score of 560 and multi-core score of 916 indicates, the Xiaomi ‘riva’ could be an entry-level smartphone.
Xiaomi is expected to take the wraps off a couple of handsets this year, however, it is yet to officially announce the existence of the ‘riva’ smartphone. Recently, specifications of the rumored Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 were revealed online. Based on the leaks, the smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with up to 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. It could further feature a full HD bezel-less LCD screen. In addition to that, the Redmi Pro successor is likely to sport a dual-camera module with a combination of 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 main sensor, and a 5-megapixel Samsung S5K4E8 secondary sensor on the back. For selfies, it is rumored to come with 16-megapixel Samsung S5K3P8 sensor on the front.
The company recently added a series of products to its Mi Ecosystem including Mi Ninebot Plus, Mi Laser Projector and Mi Ultrasonic Toothbrush. The Mi Ninebot Plus is the next iteration of the company’s smart scooter, and comes with an optional Mi Ninebot Plus Camera that allows for 1080p full HD video recording, 104-degrees wide angle to record video real time.
The Mi Laser Projector, on the other hand, comes with built-in Mi TV and allows projection out to 150-inch huge screen. It also integrates voice-recognition and features built-in speakers. The Mi Ultrasonic Toothbrush is the company’s first product in the personal healthcare space and uses ultrasonic technology to enable vibrations of up to 31,000 times per minute for powerful cleaning. It is said to last up to 18 days on a single charge. All the newly released Mi Ecosystem products are available in home country China..