While the Galaxy S8 was launching here in Nepalese market, Xiaomi was announcing its latest flagship phone, the Mi 6 at an event in Beijing. The Xiaomi Mi 6 will be the second device of the year the Snapdragon 835 after the Galaxy S8. Sony XZ premium has also announced it will launch with the Snapdragon 835, but it is yet to release.
Unlike the Mi MIX from Xiaomi, which last year impressed everyone with its bezel-less design, the Mi series is the more mainstream device with its pricing and design. If you were expecting some glimpses of the bezel-less technology in this device then you are out of luck. Design wise the device is similar the Mi 5, but Xiaomi is highlighting a distinctive blue and gold colorway and the rear glass panel that curves along all four edges.
It will have 6GB of RAM, 5.15-inch display which is same as Mi5, and a 3350 mAh battery. The phone packs 12-megapixel which similar approach of the camera to Apple with one regular wide lens and the other zoom lens. Camera approach is the only thing this device is borrowing from Apple’s iPhone 7, like iPhone 7 the headphone jack is missing from the phone.
Currently, the device will be available only in China. For the price, the Mi 6 with 64 GB model is 2499 yuan and for 128 GB variant is 2899 yuan. There is a ceramic back variant with 128GB is priced at 2999 yuan.
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