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Xiaomi Mi 6X: Selfies captured from 20 MP camera released

Xiaomi will be releasing the Mi 6X on April 25 at an event in China.

  • Published: April 20, 2018 9:00 AM IST
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Xiaomi will be officially announcing the Mi 6X on April 25. Ahead of the launch, the company has been teasing the smartphone through its Weibo account. After teasing the Mi 6X through official images and promotional video, today the company has released selfies captured from the smartphone’s 20-megapixel front camera.

The Xiaomi Mi 6X is said to be equipped with an advanced camera setup. It is expected to feature a dual-camera setup at the back which will include a combination of a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 12-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture. Up front, there will be a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor. In line with the current industry trend, the camera is said to boast AI-enabled features for enhanced photos. The camera is also said to be capable of recording videos in 4K.

The self-portraits captured from the Mi 6X show off the portrait blur. The images do appear outstanding, but they look too professional for a smartphone camera. While the authenticity of the images can’t be questioned as they come from an official source, the output quality remains to be seen in real-life circumstances.

Image source: GSMArena

Xiaomi Mi 6X specifications

Based on past reports, the Mi 6X will pack a 5.99-inch LCD display offering full HD+ resolution. It will have an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked at 2GHz will be paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM. It is expected to arrive in three models – 4GB RAM+32GB storage, 6GB RAM+ 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM+128GB storage. Some reports indicate it could be powered by Snapdragon 626 SoC, while others speculate it to run Helio P60. It remains to be seen which chipset it comes equipped with when it is officially launched.

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On the software front, Mi 6X is likely to run Android Oreo with the latest MIUI 9 running atop. The Mi 6X is expected to be launched with the Mi A2 moniker in markets outside of China.

In other markets, it is expected to continue being part of the Android One program, and run stock Android out-of-the-box. It is speculated to arrive in color choices of Cherry Pink, Flame Red, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue, and Black.

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  • Published Date: April 20, 2018 9:00 AM IST