According to a recent Weibo leak from well known analyst Kevin Wang, the most awaited Xiaomi Mi 6 model will also come available in a full ceramic variant. The analyst (who’s the IHS Director of research in China has significant credibility and also confirmed that Apple plans to do the same for the upcoming iPhone 8 model.
According to the same source, the production output for ceramic glass material is low (and difficult to accomplish) but the post also hints at an increase in investment in ceramics in the industry. The purported Ceramic Xiaomi Mi 6 will offer excellent build quality but the important thing is to have a production capacity able to meet the demand it would generate.
Rumors insist that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 6 model will come with a Snapdragon 835 SoC and a 5.2 inch curved display with full HD resolution but also 2K resolution for its top tier variant. It will be available in several storage versions with 4GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB and likely a top-end version with 6GB + 128GB.
As always we’ll know more when we have something official to share with you.