Xiaomi Mi 6: we’ve got all the news on its release date and specs


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?

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18 Comments

  1. MattD
    March 3, 2017

    I would change the full clocked version of the chip with a bigger battery any day of the week…

    • Assefa Hanson
      March 3, 2017

      You sir understand the wisdom of the big battery

    • March 4, 2017

      couldn’t have said it better myself

  2. March 3, 2017

    My only gripe is 5.2″ display. If it were 5.5″ to 6″, I will gladly buy the ceramics version once it debuts.

    • gersonjunior87
      March 3, 2017

      5.15′ lol

    • Raky_b
      March 4, 2017

      They do have Note, Redmi Note, Mix and possibly there will be more big screen devices, so if Mi6 is not by your taste, you can choose.

  3. Assefa Hanson
    March 3, 2017

    My expectations are low for their flagship camera performance as usual

    • ARUN SUBRAMANIAN
      March 3, 2017

      100% true..horrible avj camera..and why no 4gb+64 gb non-ceramic version(maybe 2299 yuan?)

  4. gersonjunior87
    March 3, 2017

    Expect:
    – Better batery (3.500mah)
    – Larger display (5.4-5.5 inch)
    – Better câmera (in low light)

  5. Biiel
    March 3, 2017

    Already have page at gearbest to be noticed when he arrives:
    http://www.gearbest.com/cell-phones/pp_609494.html?lkid=10359432

  6. goodwill
    March 3, 2017

    As always, the price doesn’t disappoint. Let’s just hope it’ll have global bands and OIS.

  7. March 3, 2017

    There should be a version with global LTE Bands, they have just today released a version of the Redmi Note 4 with FDD LTE band 4 among other bands. I have seen it for sale on a couple of websites – Honorbuy and TO2C.

  8. arrowthefirst
    March 3, 2017

    Hoping not to see stupid 16-20 MP sensors
    Let is be a successor of mi5s’s one
    bigger battery is OK but mi5s’s 3200 mah is way enough
    Hoping to see longer display and minimal bezels

  9. Simon
    March 3, 2017

    Interesting Xiaomi Mi 6 or OnePlus 4, which to go for ?

    • Raky_b
      March 4, 2017

      Oneplus all the way… Near stock Android and international warranty, it’s not even a competition.

      • Simon
        March 5, 2017

        Ok thanks 🙂

        Apparently it maybe called OnePlus 5 (according to rumours).

  10. Rockitfellow
    March 4, 2017

    Many new smartphones are coming soon. Cagabi One is one of them.

  11. Denis Frcko
    March 5, 2017

    Please 5.2′ max!