Xiaomi, a Chinese based company known for its budget but solid smartphones will unveil their flagship killer, the Mi 6 and the Mi 6 plus later this month. Their main focus, on releasing the smartphones are towards the budget-friendly countries mainly China, India, Bangladesh. They also ship to parts of Europe, US, and Canada. However, the price varies with country. The Chinese manufacturer focuses on more price sensitive markets like India and Bangladesh as most of their sales come from the same. Expect the US and Canada to be slightly more priced. The main reason for the brand’s success is that the company’s smartphones offer a great price-to-performance ratio. The Mi 6 and the Mi 6 plus is predicted to come out in the later half of April 2017.
Xiaomi Mi 6 Features and Specifications
The Mi 6 and its big brother Mi 6 plus offer high-end specs, a great design, and an affordable price tag. Both the phones are powered by an Octa core, 2.45 GHz processor. Similar to the top of the line smartphones that are out in the market today, the smaller one, Mi 6 is rumored to feature a 5.15-inch display with full HD resolution. It will come with either 4 or 6 GB RAM and offer three internal storage options: 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB. The smartphone is said to be spot on with a 19-megapixel camera on the back, powered with Sony’s exquisite IMX 400 sensor to get all the colours right and an 8-megapixel front facing camera. It will also come with a 3,200 mAh non-removable battery, dual-SIM support, and a fingerprint scanner. The device will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the company’s MIUI 8 user interface.
Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus Features and Specifications
For those who are in the phablet trend might be more interested in it’s bigger brother, the Mi 6 Plus. The device is rumored to have a display with a 5.7-inch 1080p screen and will also be available in two storage options: either 64 or 128GB of internal storage. Both of them will have 6GB RAM. The bigger phone is said to come with a dual-camera setup on the back for all the camera nerds. It is also rumored that there will be 12 megapixels on both the cameras and will be packed with the Sony IMX 400 sensor. As for the front facing camera, it comes with 8 megapixels. Both the sibling phones are packed with camera features like Face Detection, Smile Detection, Panorama, Geo Tagging and Touch To Focus. These are top notch camera features for a budget smartphone.
The Mi 6 Plus comes with a bigger 4,500 mAh non removable battery. This is enough juice to power your device for about a whole day. Dual-SIM slots. However, it is said that the Mi 6 Plus operates on a more advanced version on Android compared to the Mi 6. While the latter runs on Android 6.0, the Mi 6 Plus is said to be run on Android 7.0.
Not compromising on the rumors whether they be true or not. These are unofficial specifications. However, we can expect specs like this from a trusted brand like Xiaomi. Perfect for those looking to get a package of budget friendly yet a beast of a smartphone.