While users await the release of the iPhone X c frameless OLED display, competitors intend to use the trend associated with proportions of screens, and more budget smartphones.
According Gizchina, Xiaomi company is working on a new smartphone in the Redmi series, which will get a screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
First rumors about a new display in Xiaomi smartphone appeared on Chinese resource Weibo. A forum user reported that a small company Tianma involved in creating displays, working on screens for the next smartphone Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
Later analyst pan Zitang denied this information, noting that Mi MIX 2 will be equipped with a display from another manufacturer. Instead, Tianma will create screens with proportions of 18:9 for the next smartphone Redmi. It is unknown what the smartphone of the Redmi lineup will get a new display.
In August of this year Xiaomi introduced the Redmi Note smartphone 5A with 5.5-inch screen. The novelty has received a 4-core Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB built-in storage with support for microSD cards up to 128 GB. The cost of the smartphone in Russia — from 9900 rubles.
Soon the company needs to announce a new version of Redmi 5 Plus. Probably, this smartphone will be a pioneer and bring in a budget series screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9.