Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi 6X smartphone in China today. The Mi 6X is targeted towards Chinese markets, and will run on Android Oreo OS-based MIUI 9.5 interface. It is however also expected to launch in India rebranded as Mi A2, with Android One program. The launch event will kick off at 2PM CST (11:30AM IST), and Xiaomi will be live streaming the event on its official China website (http://www.mi.com/a/h/5602.html). Also Read - MIUI 13 to add 3GB of RAM to any Xiaomi phone with its memory expansion feature
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Based on what we know so far, the Xiaomi Mi 6X is expected to feature a 5.99-inch full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, the smartphone will most likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. A variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is also likely to be launched. Also Read - Xiaomi might have a new Snapdragon 888 phone up its sleeve, to be Mi 11T
In the photography department, the smartphone will feature dual-rear camera setup at the back, something which Xiaomi has officially teased. Reports indicate that the setup will include a 20-megapixel primary sensor along with a 12-megapixel secondary sensor. The second sensor will mostly feature a telephoto lens to enable 2X optical lossless zoom and allow for DSLR-like bokeh effects to your photos. It could also support 4K video recording, something that was missing on the Mi A1.
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Up front, teasers have confirmed a 20-megapixel front camera with LED flash. Xiaomi had also released selfie camera samples shot on the Mi 6X that show off bokeh effects on selfies. With a 2,910mAh battery, the smartphone is expected to come with connectivity options such as dual SIM card slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS.
In terms of pricing, the base variant is expected to cost RMB 1,799 (approximately Rs 19,000), whereas the top-end variant could set you back by RMB 1,999 (approximately Rs 21,000).