Xiaomi is the market leader in the affordable smartphone space. But Xiaomi is now aggressively focusing on cutting-edge features for its high-end smartphones to compete with the likes of OnePlus, Samsung or even Apple. The latest MI 11 series of the smartphone by the company is best in both performance and design with an excellent camera. The Chinese smartphone maker also plans to unveil a foldable smartphone by the end of 2021. Now, Xiaomi recent new smartphone patent design resembles the Camera Module similar to Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra.
According to LetsGoDigital, Xiaomi’s Beijing Software division has filed documentation for three upcoming smartphone designs back in March 2021. However, the document was made public on June 11, 2021.
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The first patent of the phone showcases, A punch-holed camera cutout layout that fits into a selfie camera set-up with a bezel-less design. The smartphone has a long camera hump on the rear, identical to the Galaxy S21 Ultra. The camera's specifications are still not confirmed, but additional information ought to be available in the coming days.
Looking up next, the second patent has a similar front panel design as the first one. However, it has a totally different back panel design. The patent's back panel is separated vertically into two segments, with the left side being darker than the other and housing the camera module. Up to five sensors, including two large cameras and a periscope sensor, are housed under the rear-camera bump.
The company's third patent image shows a design that is similar to the Vivo X60 Pro. The camera module design for the Mi 10t Pro likely to be taken from the patent's back panel. A triple camera sensor along with an LED flash is included in the camera housing. While the front panel has a large screen in the front with a punch-hole camera cutout design in the centre.
The company has yet to unveil the smartphone specifications, and don’t take this information that seriously and wait until the official announcement is made.
The probability of the Mi 11T series, which is expected to launch this year in September 2021. Xiaomi might potentially implement this new design for the Redmi Note 11 series, which is more affordable. However, the patent images reveal that the devices would have a slightly curved display, indicating that these three models would most likely be part of the more costly Mi series rather than the more affordable Redmi series. Xiaomi is also putting a lot of attention on the camera on these smartphones similar to Mi Note 10 to feature a 108-megapixel camera.