It has been a hectic week for Xiaomi – no doubt about it. After unveiling Xiaomi Redmi 4X and Mi 5C, they focused on promoting their first in-house Pinecone SoC (Surge S1) that will be used in the aforementioned Mi 5C model.
But what’s more to come from the Chinese company? Well, Xiaomi Mi 6 obviously, a smartphone that all of us here in GizChina are waiting impatiently to see and… touch! According to latest rumors the next flagship model of the company is planned to be unveiled next month (probably on April 16) and it will be the first Chinese smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC.
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But news don’t stop here. Xiaomi has been notorioysly known for underclocking most of itss high specs smartphones but thankfyully this won’t be the case with the Mi 6 model. So we’re going to enjoy the full unleashed power of the Snapdragon 835 SoC – at least those of us who will buy the device!
The same rumors insist that the device will pack a 5.2 inch LCD display with 2.5D curved glass and it will also be available in one (expensive) ceramic variant. There will be in fact three variants of the device: one with 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM priced at ¥1999 (~$290), another with 4GB RAM+64GB and one (expensive) version with ceramic body (6GB RAM + 128GB) that will cost appriximately ¥2500 (~$362).
What do you think?