(Update: The official Xiaomi Mi account on Twitter has confirmed April 19 as the launch date for the Xiaomi Mi 6 smartphone in China.)
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has just made the announcement about the launch of its Mi 6 smartphone in China. The company will launch its flagship device today in the Chinese market and it has started teasing the smartphone on social media platforms. However, the leaks and rumours around the Xiaomi Mi 6 have just not stopped yet. The official Mi 6 launch is just around the corner and we have almost every detail about the Xiaomi Mi 6.
The Xiaomi is expected to launch two variants today called as the Mi 6 and the Mi 6 Plus. The pricing details of these two latest mobiles have already leaked ahead of its launch on Weibo. The prices are as follow,
4GB RAM + 64GB storage = 2,199 Yuan (roughly Rs 20,500)
4GB RAM + 128GB storage = 2,599 Yuan (roughly Rs 24,300)
Mi 6 Plus
6GB RAM + 64GB storage = 2,599 Yuan (roughly Rs 24,300)
6GB RAM + 128GB storage = 3,099 Yuan (roughly Rs 29,000)
6GB RAM + 256GB storage = 3,699 Yuan (roughly Rs 34,500)
Specifications, Features: Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 6 Plus
The details about the specifications and features of the Xiaomi Mi 6 have been leaked via an AnTuTu listing just a few hours before its launch. One of the Mi 6 models has scored 170,000 points on the benchmark which is substantially higher than the existing Xiaomi Mi 5c smartphone’s score of 131,000.
Certainly, the Mi 6 and the Mi 6 Plus are expected to be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. At present, only the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium boasts the same chipset.
As per the AnTuTu listing, a variant featuring a 5.15-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display will pack 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard memory. For photography, it will have dual rear camera setup of 12MP sensors. Up front, it will have an 8MP selfie snapper. I could be the entry-level model of the Mi 6 which will cost around Rs 20,500.
On the other hand, the Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus will flaunt a 5.7-inch display and will have a similar dual-camera setup like Mi 6 at the rear alongside an 8MP front-facing camera. The device will have a 4500mAh battery.
Xiaomi Mi 6 is the most awaited smartphone of the year for Xiaomi fans. Based on the leaked specifications and features, the upcoming mobile seems to compete with flagship devices like Samsung Galaxy S8 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Also, it will compete with the upcoming OnePlus 5 smartphone. As the launch is going to take place in few hours, we will update you once it goes live. Stay tuned.
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