With the announcement of flagship mobile ‘Xiaomi Mi6’, the Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi has now increased the market share by delivering the featured mobile phones at a lower price. This device has the Portrait Mode, a feature similar to the Apple iPhone 7 Plus, used for blurring the background objects with almost 2x optical zoom.
With the stainless steel frame & 3D curved glass on all sides, it has the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor at the front end. The SIM tray of this device is properly sealed & protected with the nano coating, but the same time it is certified by the Xiaomi for water resistant body.
In terms of specification, the Xiaomi Mi-6 comes with 5.15-inch or 1920×1080 pixels full HD display with the 600 NITS brightness and almost 95% NTSC colour gamut with the contrast ratio of 1500:1. It’s a dual SIM handset running on Android 7.1 Nougat with the MIUI8 version on top.
Internally it’s powered by 2.45 GHz Octa-Core processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit chip along with the Adreno 540 GPU for better performance. It has 6 GB of DDR4 RAM with internal memory of 64 GB. There is also 128 GB inbuilt storage variant available too.
Coming to camera, Mi6 gets dual 12 mega pixel rear camera setup. The first 12 mega pixel unit has pixel size of 1.25μm, f/1.8 aperture while the secondary 12 MP camera has pixel size of 1.0 μm & 52mm of portrait lens with f/2.6 aperture. It supports 4K video recording at 30 fps and 720p HD video recording at 120 fps. Assisting the camera for low-light photography is the dual-tone LED flash. For selfies, Xiaomi has added 8 mega pixel front camera.
The latest flagship Mi phone features an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, infrared sensor apart from the usual accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer sensors. With the dimensions of 145.17 x 70.49 × 7.45 mm, it weighs 168 grams & 182 grams for the ceramic version.
From the connectivity front, it has options like Wi-Fi 802.11ac of dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 version, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C and misses out 3.5 mm headphone jack.
It’s powered by 3350 mAh on typical & 3250 mAh on minimum with Qualcomm Quick charging facility with 18W of fast charging mode.
The all new Xiaomi Mi6 is priced at 2499 Yuan for the 64 GB variant and 2799 Yuan for 128 GB variant. Company will also launch Mi 6 with Ceramic back panel for 2999 Yuan.