Xiaomi Mi 6, the successor to the 2016 flagship Mi 5 is rumored to be launching early next month. A new set of leaks from a Chinese website offers details on features and specifications of the handset.
Xiaomi will reportedly release two Mi 6 display variants, a regular Mi 6 and Mi 6 Pro model. The Xiaomi Mi 6 will arrive with a flat LCD display, while the Xiaomi Mi 6 Pro will feature a curved OLED screen similar to Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge. Another report from Gizmo China confirmed the same, adding Mi 6 has entered mass production and two handsets with regular and curved displays will launch.
Apart from the screen, both the devices will differ in terms of the RAM and internal storage. The standard Mi 6 variant will feature 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. The Pro model will pack a massive 6GB RAM with a 256GB of internal memory.
In addition, the Chinese report claims the Mi 6 will pack a physical home button embedded with a fingerprint sensor. Another one of the highlights of Mi 6 series is the dual rear camera setup. Details regarding the camera, however, are unclear at this point. Earlier reports hinted a 16-megapixel rear camera with 4K video recording, OIS, dual-tone LED flash and 4-megapixel selfie camera.
Xiaomi Mi 6 Specifications
Previous reports have tipped Xiaomi Mi 6 will pack Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip. Built with 10nm fabrication process by Samsung, the chipset is capable of delivering up to 27 percent higher performance and 40 percent less power than the Snapdragon 821. It will also pack Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0 technology for fast charging support.
Several reports have indicated Xiaomi Mi 6 may arrive with three different chipsets. The devices are as Mi 6S, Mi 6E, and Mi 6P. While the S hints Snapdragon, E stands for Helio or Exynos chipset and P is speculated to stand for company’s Pinecone chipset.
The handset will pack a 4,000 mAh battery and feature USB Type-C support for connectivity. On the software front, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is will run MIUI OS atop Android 7.0 Nougat. The device may also come with AI digital assistant as it has become a norm across newly launched devices.
Xiaomi hasn’t declared an official release for its highly anticipated device. This hasn’t prevented tech enthusiasts from speculating the launch date. While a Mobile World Congress unveiling remains quite likely, several reports indicate release as soon as Valentine’s day or even before that. For more information and updates on Xiaomi stay tuned to TheBitBag.com.