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Xiaomi turns Redmi into a sub-brand


Xiaomi's Redmi brand is taking on a life of its own. 

The company is spinning off Redmi, which was previously a product line for the company's mid-range phones, into a sub-brand, Android Authority reported Thursday.

Xiaomi also posted a teaser image on its website featuring the number 4,800, which indicates that the first Redmi phone will have a 48-megapixel camera — or a 4,800mAh battery. 

SEE ALSO: Xiaomi's next phone might have a 48-megapixel camera

Xiaomi has been teasing a phone with a 48-megapixel camera for some time, so it's quite likely that this upcoming Redmi device will have one. It's rumored that the device will have Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 675 chip, which fits into the Redmi profile. Redmi phones are typically mid-range devices which offer a ton of bang for the buck.  Read more...

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