Xiaomi Mi 6 with Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6GB RAM and 12MP dual cameras goes official

Xiaomis latest flagship features up to 128GB storage, two 12MP rear cameras and a 3,350mAh battery

Xiaomi hasunveiled its highly-anticipated Mi 6 flagship at an event in its home market of China today.

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The Xiaomi Mi 6 flaunts four-sided 3D glass at the back and issplash resistant as well. It features a non-clickable fingerprint sensorunder the glass atthe front. It is the first smartphone in China to be powered by Qualcomms latest top-notch Snapdragon 835 flagship processor. It is also the company’s first smartphone to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack in favour of USB Type-C audio.

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The Xiaomi Mi 6 flaunts a 5.15-inch full HD eye protection display. It sports a maximum brightness of 600nits which can be reduced to as much as 1 nit for night-time viewing. The Snapdragon 835 SoC on board is accompanied by an Adreno 540 GPU and a beefy 6GB of RAM. The phone comes in 64GB and 128GB storage options.

As for the dual camera setup, the phone boasts two 12-megapixel sensors at the rear – one wide-angle lens and one telephoto lens-aided by a dual-LED flash. It sports a depth of field ‘Portrait mode’ like the iPhone 7 Plus. Its camera provides 4-axis optical image stabilisation, 2x optical lossless zoom and 10x digital zoom with ISP algorithm. The flagship is fuelled by a beefy 3,350mAh battery, and comes with dual stereo speakers. Connectivity-wise, the phone features 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS.

Xiaomi Mi 6 Silver Edition

The Mi 6 comes in three hues – blue, black and white. Theres also a Mi 6 Silver Edition with a stainless steel frame and an ultra-reflective mirror finish. However, this edition is not ready for production yet due to the complicated manufacturing process. The Xiaomi Mi 6 64GB variant has been priced at RMB 2,499 (~Rs 23,450), while the 128GB model will set you back by RMB 2,899 (~Rs 27,200). Theres also a Mi 6 Ceramic Edition that comes with 128GB of storage, and is priced at RMB 2,999 (~Rs 28,130). The phone will go on sale in China on April 28th.