Xiaomi is hosting a special event in China today where it is expected to introduce the new Redmi Note 6 and two other products. Ahead of today’s event, Xiaomi was teasing its plan to launch two products across different categories but it now seems that the company has at least three different products to launch at the event.
The Chinese hardware company is expected to introduce a new smartphone in its Redmi series along with an updated laptop and a bezel-less television. The company has confirmed that the new television will be part of Mi TV 4 series and will feature a 65-inch bezel-less display. It is also confirmed that the company will launch the Redmi Note 6 as the successor to Redmi Note 5 at its event in China today.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Event: Live Stream and Start Time
Xiaomi has shared a teaser mentioning its event via the Mall app on November 6 and it was said to happen at 2PM local time (or 11.30AM IST). The poster contained a text which translated to “wonderful upgrade” further confirming the launch of Redmi Note 6 and the devices launching today are expected to become available on China’s Singles Day, being held every year on November 11. There is no word on the livestream just yet but the company could offer livestream on Chinese video streaming platforms like Youku TV.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6: Expected Specifications and Features
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 is expected to be minor upgrade over last year’s model with the smartphone switching to a notched display design. The smartphone has appeared on the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) in Russia and is expected to feature a 6-inch Full HD+ display. It is expected to be powered by either Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 or 710 chipset unless Xiaomi wants to go for another year with the Snapdragon 636.
The Redmi Note 6 is expected to start with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage but expect a variant with 6GB RAM as well. It is expected to feature dual rear camera setup with 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors and support an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The leaks suggest it will have a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 4,000mAh battery with USB Type-C port for charging.
Watch: Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro First Look
Xiaomi Mi Notebook: Expected Specifications
Alongside the Redmi Note 6, Xiaomi is also expected to launch the new Mi Notebook, which could be an entry-level model. Xiaomi already sells the Mi Notebook in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch form factors and powered by 8th generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors. The new teaser suggests Xiaomi is planning to launch new variant with Core i3 processor.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 65-inch Smart TV: Expected Features
Xiaomi has been expanding its TV portfolio to challenge the likes of Sony, Samsung and LG. At the event today, Xiaomi is expected to launch its largest TV with a 65-inch frame-less smart television. The TV, like Mi TV 4 Pro, will feature three-sides frameless design and could be billed as the thinnest 65-inch TV in the market.
The new 65-inch Mi TV from Xiaomi will be a smart TV and could be powered by Android TV. It is not clear whether Xiaomi will add its own Patchwall UI on top of Google’s interface. The new TV will take Xiaomi into the same territory as the big brands in the TV segment.