A few days back there was a live stream session with Mi fans in India. Xiaomi’s Founder Lei Jun confirmed that the Xiaomi Mi6, the successor of their Mi5 phone is going to launch in this month soon.However,
He did not reveal the exact launch date and details about that. Since then, we are seeing lots of rumors of launch dates and places with fake leak images. But now we have confirmed news about the same.
Here is the official information about the launch date and venue of the Xiaomi Mi6 from their official Weibo (as known as China’s Twitter) post.
Official launch date:- 19th April 2017
Venue: – Beijing University Of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing, China
It’s been 7 years for Xiaomi (Mi) in the consumer electronics market. They are consistently introducing their innovative products and services for their amazing Mi fans in China as well as in overseas markets.
Xiaomi launched their last flagship phone Mi5s 203 days before. Time to time we are seeing lots of fake and real Xiaomi Mi6’s images. Specs are going on the surface here and there.
Now we have sure shot details about the same and it is one week before the launch event.
Let’s move to the specification section.
Xiaomi Mi6 /Mi6 Plus’s Specifications:-
Most likely Xiaomi Mi6 phone (Mi6 plus also will be there thanks to the trend of Xiaomi) is going to ship with Qualcomm’s all new 10nm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor on board msm8998. (Let’s keep Samsung’s agreement with Qualcomm aside for SD835 for a while ).
In this chipset 4 cores are running with maximum clock speed 2.45 GHz for the performance related tasks and rest 4 cores are running with clock speed 1.9 GHz for the normal usage. latest Adreno 540 GPU will handle the Graphic intensive jobs
As we are expecting it is going to be a Dual sim phone(Nano-sim, dual stand-by) with two variants as Mi6 with 5.15 inches display panel and Mi6 Plus with 5.7 inches display panel.Display panels are coming as without bezels as well as curvy on the edges.
As per industry rumors this time Xiaomi may introduce this flagship phone with new display technology. This technology will be responsible for providing more beautiful and true colors.
On sensors side, here we will see Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, step counter, light ambient (for live display) and an infrared sensor.
When it comes to camera part we might see the Dual camera setup mounted (again thanks to the trend) having the 15MP camera each on the back with Sony’s large image sensor for better picture quality. On the front, we will see an 8MP camera for better selfies.
Other camera features like 5 Axis Optical Image Stabilisation,pDAF, dual tone dual LED flash, etc.
The phone is expected to appear in two variants so Mi5 will come with 4GB RAM & 64GB ROM featuring Glass panel on the back and Mi6 Plus will come with 6GB RAM & 128GB featuring a Ceramic panel on the back.
When it comes to the battery then we might see 3750mAh/4000mAh Li-Po battery and of course Qualcomm’s fast charging 3.0 will support.
Mi6/Mi6 Plus likely to be shipped with Android 7.1.1 based on Xiaomi’s own beautiful MIUI v8 (MIUI8) on the top and we are expecting announcements as “Mi6 / Mi6 Plus will be the first Xiaomi phone will get MIUI v9 (MIUI9) in August”
Xiaomi Mi6 phone :- 4GB RAM + 64GB storage = 2,199 Yuan/$318/£256
4GB RAM + 128GB storage = 2,599 Yuan/$376/£303/ (Rumored version)
Xiaomi Mi6 Plus phone:- 6GB RAM + 128GB storage = 3,099 Yuan/$448/£361
6GB RAM + 256GB storage = 3,699 Yuan/$535/£432 (Rumored version)
We will get more details on 19th April on the day of launch, till then have a good day. 🙂