Xiaomi Mi 4 teaser

Xiaomi's all set to unveil its latest flagship device, dubbed the Mi 4, on July 22. Xiaomi's president Lei Jun took to Weibo to share the announcement, which featured a giant number "4'" on what a brushed metal background and a tagline "The journey of a piece of steel metal" underneath.

Leaked production images of the device form earlier this month already revealed that the Mi 4 would feature a metal back, with Jun's announcement further reinforcing these claims. Other rumors suggest a 5.2-inch full-HD display, Snapdragon 801 / 805 SoC, 3 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory and a 13 MP camera sensor. While most of the specs are rumored at this stage, we do know for sure is that the device will come with LTE connectivity, as Jun confirmed as much earlier this year.

With the launch less then two weeks away, we don't have to wait long to find out more about the Mi 4. What do you guys think of a metal-clad Xiaomi smartphone?

Source: Weibo