Xiaomi’s 2017 flagship smartphone, the Mi 6 and a bigger Mi 6 Plus variant will be launched on April 16. But according to recent leaks and reports, more specifications of the smartphones have surfaced.
According to recent reports, the Mi 6 will feature a 5.15-inch full HD display in a body made of metal and glass. Xiaomi’s Mi 6 will come with a 19-megapixel rear camera which has a Sony IMX400 sensor followed by an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Mi 6 Plus, on the other hand, will come with a larger, 5.7-inch full HD display and dual rear cameras. The dual 12-megapixel camera on the Mi 6 Plus houses Sony’s IMX362 sensor while there’s an 8-megapixel front camera.
The Mi 6 will be powered by a 3,200 mAh battery whereas the Mi 6 Plus gets a bigger, 4,500 mAh battery.
Interestingly, the Mi 6 runs on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow but the Mi 6 Plus runs on Xiaomi’s interface based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
As for the processors, the smartphones will come with, several leaks suggest that Xiaomi is facing difficulties in acquiring the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and as such will initially launch its latest flagships with Snapdragon 821 instead. A recent leak on Weibo suggests that a Mi 6 rocking Snapdragon 835 will launch at a later date this year.
The Mi 6 will come with RAM and internal storage variants of 4GB/6GB and 32GB/64GB/128GB. Mi 6 Plus, on the other hand, will come with 6GB RAM and onboard memory variants of 64GB and 128GB.