Xiaomi launches their next generation flagship Mi 6 in China. The device feature a dual camera with a wide angle and tele lens just like the iPhone 7. Mi 6 is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 chipset. Mi 6 is the Second Phone that comes with Snapdragon 835 after the Samsung Galaxy S8.
Mi 6 carries a 5.15 inch full Hd display with 71.4% screen-to-body ratio like the Mi 5. It comes with an IPS display with 428 ppi pixel density. It has the new 4 sided 3D glass made from stainless steel metal which is resistant to wear and tear.
Mi 6 is the second phone comes with the latest MSM 8998 Snapdragon 835 chip set after Galaxy S8. The Octa core processor made on four 2.45GHz Kyro and four 1.9Ghz kyro . Adreno 540 will take care of the gaming platform.
Mi 6 comes with 6 GB Ram in both the variant. The inbuilt storage is either 64 GB or 128 GB. And as usual there is no SD Card slot in the Mi 6. It also features dual Wi-Fi which increases the speed and connectivity. And also NFC is there. The bluetooth is 5.0.
The main highlighted feature is Xiaomi removed the 3.5 mm headphone jack. The USB Type-C will take care of connectivity as well as audio system. We all are eager to see if Xiaomi provided an adapter for Type-C to 3.5 mm connector for the headphone.
Like the Mi 5, Xiaomi not mentioned any protection( like Gorilla Glass) for the display.
Mi 6 comes with 12MP f/1.8 wide-angle with 4-axis OIS stabilization + 12MP telephoto camera with dual LED flash. It provide 2x lossless zoom same as the iPhone 7 plus. It also features Optical Image Stabilization for Video recording. The front end features a 8 MP camera. The rear cameras shoot 2K videos at 30fps and the front camera can shoot 1080p.
Mi 6 runs the latest Android Nougat 7.1.1 out of the box. The fingerprint scanner is mounted at the front of the device. It has all the sensors like gyroscope, compass, barometer and others. MiUI 8 is on the top of android as usual.
Mi 6 has a non removable 3350mAh Li-Po battery. Considering the power efficient Snapdragon 835 and the 5.15 inch 1080p display the battery is enough to give a stable life to the phone. Xiaomi made a comparison between the battery capacity of some flagship device. Here is the picture for you.
Just like the last time, Xiaomi again launched a high end flagship device with a budget friendly pricing. The 64 Gb variant is priced around 25000 INR. And the 128GB variant in priced at around 30000 INR. But they launched the phone only in China. There is no word when the device will come to India and the other markets globally.
And here is the brand new Ceramic Version of Mi 6 for you. Have a look at it.