Xiaomi Mi 6 is not launching today after a post yesterday on weiboclaimed otherwise. Instead, the company announced that it will release the launch date today which is now scheduled for April 19. Following a plethora of rumours for Xiaomi’s upcoming flagship, a post on Chinese microblogging website yesterday claimed that Xiaomi is all set to launch its Mi 6 today, however, the latest report from Phonearena has now confirmed that the device will actually launch on April 19. This is still in line with what Xiaomi’s CEO, Lei Jum said in a live stream recently confirming the launch to happen sometime in April.
Along with Xiaomi Mi 6, the Chinese handset manufacturer is also likely to introduce Mi 6 Plus with slightly bumped up specifications. Starting with the Mi 6, the upcoming handset from Xiaomi is likely to come with a 5.2-inch display with Full HD resolution in one variant and Quad HD resolution in other. The device is likely to be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU. A rumour recently spotted on the internet confirmed that Xiaomi might skip the 3.5 mm headphone jack on the Mi 6.
On the other hand, the Mi 6 Plus will come with a 5.7-inch screen with the same chipset underneath. The younger sibling i.e. the regular Mi 6 will come with 4GB/6G RAM options and 32GB/64GB/128GB of UFS 2.0 storage options. The Plus variant, on the other hand, will come only with 6GB RAM option along with 64GB and 128GB storage options.
For the camera, the Mi 6 will sport a dual-camera set up at the back having a dual 12-megapixel Sony’s IMX 386 sensor while at the front, the device will sport an 8-megapixel Sony’s IMX 268 sensor. Both the devices are likely to be powered by Android Nougat with 3200 mAh battery on the Mi 6 and 4500 mAh battery on the Mi 6 Plus.
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