There have been plenty of rumors about Xiaomi’s next flagship smartphone, the Mi 6. Successor to the Mi 5, the smartphone is rumored to be available in three variants with different set of processors. Rumors suggest the smartphone will be available with Qualcomm, Exonys/MediaTek and Xiaomi’s in-house developed Pinecone processors, and named as Xiaomi Mi 6S, Mi 6E, and Mi 6P. Also Read - OnePlus Nord CE vs Redmi Note 10 Pro Max: Does 4G still outdo 5G at a lesser price?
While it has been speculated that the Mi 6 will run on a top-end Qaulcomm processor, but according to analyst Kevin Wang, the smartphone could be powered by the Snapdragon 835, which is the latest top-end processor from Qualcomm. If analyst’s prediction is true, the Mi 6 could be very will be one of the first Snapdragon 835-powered smartphones to launch in the market. The Snapdragon 835 has just made its debut at the ongoing CES 2017. Qualcomm claims the latest processor brings 27 percent boost in performance and 40 percent less power usage when compared to the Snapdragon 820. The new processor also adds Quick Charge 4.0 support for fast charging. Also Read - Xiaomi 200W fast charging to reduce 20 percent of full battery capacity in 2 years
Xiaomi Mi 6 Specifications
From what we know so far, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is anticipated to come with a 2.5D curved display, a physical home button that is likely to double up as a fingerprint sensor, and a dual tone design with a metal back.On the software front, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is expected to run Android 7.0 Nougat or Android 7.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9. It is further speculated that the smartphone will boast up to 6GB of RAM.
In the photography department front, the smartphone is expected to sport a 16-megapixel rear shooter with dual-tone LED flash and 4K video recording support, along with a 4-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. The smartphone may be fuelled by a 3,000mAh battery. It may also feature support for USB Type-C along with Quick Charge 4.0 support.
While there is no official conformation on the launch date as of now, the latest leaks suggest that the Mi 6 could be unveiled at a special event on February 6.