will hold a launch event on September 21 from 11 am to 12 pm Beijing time to unveil a new mobile internet product, and it's expected to be its first phone.

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Nio (NYSE: NIO) will host its first innovation day event two days later, where the company will present its technology layouts and is expected to unveil its first smartphone model.

Nio will hold the Nio IN 2023 event in Shanghai on September 21, starting at 9 am, where it will present the company's full-stack technology layout for the first time and will unveil a new mobile internet product, it announced today.

The electric vehicle (EV) maker did not specify, but the mobile internet product is supposed to be its first smartphone model.

Nio co-founder and president Qin Lihong mentioned on September 4 that the company would launch its first phone on September 21.

On September 15, Nio launched the new EC6 in an event that lasted less than 16 minutes, and a phone appeared multiple times in the first 50 seconds, raising suspicions that this could be its upcoming first phone model.

Nio IN 2023 will be Nio's first innovation day event, with the company's previous annual events including the flagship Nio Day, as well as Nio Power Day, which introduces its power system.

Nio has confirmed that this year's Nio Day will be held in Xi'an, Shaanxi province in northwest China. Qin said earlier this month that Nio Day 2023 is tentatively scheduled for December 23.

Nio will also introduce its smart driving strategy and plans, automotive and artificial intelligence, and smart cockpit technology on September 21.

Here's the schedule for the all-day event on September 21, as announced by Nio on its mobile app. CnEVPost will be on site for the event.

9:00 -10 :00 Beijing time

Keynote: Nio's thinking and action on full-stack technology layout

10:10 - 11:00

Keynote: Nio's strategy and plan for full domain smart driving

11:00 - 12:00

New product launch: Nio's new mobile internet product launch

13:30 - 15:00

Keynote seminar: Automotive and AI

15:20 - 16:50

Seminar: Smart cockpit technology trends

Nio's event on the morning of September 21 will be streamed live on its channels including mobile app, Weibo, and website.

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