Just yesterday, we reported of Xiaomi is expected to bring out a new Lite variant of the Xiaomi Mi 6 which is dubbed as Mi 6 Youth Edition or the Mi 6 Lite Edition but in a latest development Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has confirmed to dismiss rumours about a Lite version.
The confirmation comes via his post on China’s biggest social networking site, Weibo. In his post, he says, that rumours regarding a Lite version of Xiaomi Mi 6 are “fake”. With this official dismissal, it is now clear that the company is not working on any cheaper and or a downgrade chipset variant of the Mi 6. It is also to be noted that the company’s CEO, however, did not reveal if the Xioami is working on a new device, which will be powered by Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 660 chipset, based on 14nm process.
To recall, the Xiaomi Mi 6 comes in two variants – 6GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage and 6GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage which is priced at 2,499 Yuan (approximately Rs 23,436) and 2,899 Yuan (approximately Rs 27,172) respectively. The Mi 6 Ceramic Edition with 6GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage and with 18-karat gold camera rims which are priced at 2,999 Yuan (approximately Rs 28,109).
The Xiaomi Mi 6 comes with a four-sided 3D glass design and features a 5.15-inch Full HD (1080p) display. The Mi 6 has glass on the front and back with a stainless steel frame in between. It is powered by a latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 64 bit octa-core processor clocked at 2.45GHz, which is clubbed with Adreno 540 GPU, 6GB of RAM, and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system with MIUI 8 on top of it. The fingerprint scanner is placed in the front under the glass. Xiaomi Mi 6 is also splash-resistant, with the SIM tray also sealed against splashes.
Xioami Mi 6 get its strength from a 3350mAh battery which is coupled with MIUI optimisations which enable the Mi 6 to last up to a full day. On the camera front, the Mi 6 comes with the dual camera set up two 12-megapixel rear cameras. One camera has a wide-angle lens with 4-axis Optical Image stabilisation and another 12-megapixel telephoto camera for 2x lossless zoom. On its front, it has an 8-megapixel snapper for selfies and video calling. For connectivity, this smartphone supports 4G network with VoLTE and offers Dual SIM, Dual speakers, WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GLONASS, NFC and USB-Type C. Xiaomi has ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack on the Mi 6. The Mi 6 comes with 2.2 dual WiFi technology which allows for better and wider connectivity.