Yesterday, Xiaomi’s co-founder and vice president Li Wanqiang announced that Xioami will release a surprise product in March this year. While he did not name the product it is widely expected that the device would be none other than Xiaomi Mi 6. In a report from GizChina, a Weibo (a Chinese microblogging website) user has revealed that Xiaomi Mi 6 will arrive in three different variants.
The Weibo user also claimed that each variant will have a different chipset. The first variant will be equipped with Helio X30 SoC and will carry a price tag of about 1,999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 19,757. The second variant will run on the latest chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, which was recently showcased at CES 2017 and it is expected to be priced at 2,499 Yuan which is approximately Rs 24,718.
The third variant will also come with Qualcomm’s latest chipset but will have dual-edge curved display similar to Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and will be priced at 2,999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 29,667. All the three Xiaomi Mi 6 variants are expected to sport an AMOLED display and the device will have a bezel less display on the sides.
A screenshot of the Xiaomi Mi 6 surfaced recently on Weibo, which revealed the AnTuTu benchmark score of the Mi 6. The benchmark showed a whopping score of 2,10,329, which is the highest benchmarking score received by a smartphone ever. With such a high score, it is expected that the upcoming device could be powered by Snapdragon 835 processor.
As per earlier reports, Xiaomi Mi 6 is expected to come with 4GB/6GB RAM with 128GB/256GB internal memory. It will run on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset and will feature USB Type C support and a Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner. It will reportedly run on Android 7.0 or 7.1 Nougat update with MIUI 9 OS on top of it. For the photography, Xiaomi Mi 6 is touted to come with a 20-megapixel rear camera. All this, backed up by a 3,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge fast charging support.
The Xiaomi Mi 6 is expected to be officially unveiled at the Mobile World Congress, MWC 2017 to be held in Barcelona from February 27 to March 2, 2017.