On Tuesday, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi unveiled its newest smartphone: the Mi A1.
Billed as the company’s flagship dual-camera phone, the Mi A1 costs about $US234 and is powered by Android One, a stock version of Google’s smartphone operating system built for lower-end phones. While the phone won’t be available in the US, it will be offered in more than 40 countries worldwide.
The design of Mi A1 may look a bit familiar — like if you took the iPhone 7 Plus, with its dual cameras, metal finishes and hidden-antenna design, but replaced the Apple logo on the back with a fingerprint sensor. Xiaomi itself even described the phone as “similar to iPhone 7 Plus.”
The similarities are even more obvious up close: