The industry has been abuzz with the rumor that Xiaomi and Meitu were going to launch a smartphone together. Putting an end to all speculations, both the companies have corroborated their existence. Selfie enthusiasts will soon have a new smartphone dedicated to selfie photography.
The new Xiaomi and Meitu smartphone would arrive to capture the female audience. The device to have a very remarkable selfie camera that will add hundreds of effects and beauty modes to be one of the best terminals in self-portrait photography.
Little Fairy is not only the best smartphone launched by Meitu but also one of the most beautiful smartphones from Xiaomi. According to the company, it will have the latest in intelligent hardware and the most advanced AI technologies thanks to the Meitu R&D laboratory. This lab now belongs to Xiaomi which Meitu works in the development of new features for the cameras of the next smartphones of both companies.
Xiaomi also said that Little Fairy will bring hundreds of options in beauty modes and will be the most powerful created in a smartphone. Wenzhong, head of mobile development at Meitu, said that to improve the brand, it was necessary to join Xiaomi and thus have a large volume of aid and financing. In the same way, Xiaomi will improve its R&D in photography and both will benefit from the work they do in different areas of the development of a smartphone.
Currently, Xiaomi in its Youpin store is selling one of the latest smartphones from the Meitu company that came out in 2018. This smartphone is sold at a price of 1499 yuan (€ 194 / $ 215). The Meitu T9 incorporates a Snapdragon 660 processor, a processor well tested and known to all and always tends to give a good performance. With variants of 4 or 6GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB of internal storage.
It is expected that this new smartphone between Meitu and Xiaomi will improve much more than that previously created by Meitu alone. There is still no arrival date but as the CEO of Meitu communicated before the closing of the company should arrive this summer.
As per the new leaked poster, the Xiaomi Meitu smartphone will also reportedly have Triple Flip Cameras setup that could be retracted and face both front and back, just like in Asus Zenfone 6 launching today in India.