Tuesday, 25 April, 2017

Xiaomi Mi 6 With Snapdragon 835 Gets Official

Xiaomi Mi 6 & Mi 6 Plus What We Know So Far Xiaomi Mi 6 is reported to be more powerful than the Samsung S8
Sherri Watson | 21 April, 2017, 03:48

More specifically, the Mi 6 runs on a Snapdragon 835 chip - the latest entry in Qualcomm's line of mobile processors, which recently debuted with Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone - along with a healthy 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage space by default.

Xiaomi Mi 6 features a 5.15-inch Full HD Display with 600 nits brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio.

Camera setup is a combination of two 12 megapixel lenses utilized in a way much similar to iPhone 7.

In terms of storage, both the Xiaomi Mi 6 and OnePlus 3T feature 6GB of RAM, while the Honor 8 packs 4GB of RAM.

Precisely crafted like a watch, Mi 6 seamlessly integrates four-sided 3D curved glass and a stainless steel frame. Interestingly, Xiaomi has introduced Mi6 in a highly distinctive Blue and Gold colour variant where the rear glass panel that curves along all four edges. The company has ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack, and the USB port is USB Type-C. Compared with the last-generation Snapdragon 820, Snapdragon 835 is 35 percent smaller in package size and consumes 25 percent less power, which contributes to a longer battery life on Mi 6. The ceramic body variant is priced at 2999 yuan ($435). And around back there is a 12-megapixel dual camera consisting of a wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens.

The Xiaomi Mi 6 will be avilable to buy on April 28th.

Lei said the company, which gained strong presence in the country's smartphone sector via its web-only sales model, succeeded in cost control, enabling the same product at a bricks-and-mortar store, Mi Home, to be sold at the same price as their online peers. It also has 6GB of RAM and dual camera set up. It also features dual speakers for crystal clear audio and 2.2 dual Wi-Fi technology for better connectivity. There is a 3,350 mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 4.0. Also, it will come with dual LED flashlight alongside the rear camera. Based on the display units at the launch event, the Mi 6 is powered by MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 which is remarkably up to date. Xiaomi says an worldwide launch will follow in select markets, but USA buyers shouldn't hold their breath. Also, the Galaxy S8 unlike Mi 6, offers 5 levels of biometric security including the iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, and facial recognition. Another interesting feature on the Mi 6 is Bluetooth 5.0 which, apart from this device, is only present on Galaxy S8. The 6GB + 64GB version is priced at RMB 2,499, the 6GB + 128GB version is priced at RMB 2,899 and the Ceramic edition is priced at RMB 2,999.