Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 6 Plus price leaked ahead of launch

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Highlights

    • Xiami Mi6 to come in two versions
    • 6GB RAM to be available in Mi 6 Plus
    • Runs on Snapdragon 835

Xiaomi is preparing to unveil its flagship for the year, the Mi 6. The Chinese conglomerate CEO, Lei Jun had recently confirmed the launch of the smartphone, and the company now took to its official Weibo account to announce the launch of the new smartphone that is scheduled for April 11. The widely rumoured Mi 6 Plus, the bigger version of the Mi 6 is also expected to get unveiled alongside.
Interestingly, the price of both the smartphones have already surfaced online ahead of its launch. The details spotted on the Chinese social media site Weibo, reveals that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will start at 2,199 Yuan ($318.46) while the Mi 6 Plus starts at 2,699 Yuan ($390.87)

Alleged pricing list of the various variants is listed below

Mi 6

  • 4GB RAM + 64GB storage = 2,199 Yuan ($318)
  • 4GB RAM + 128GB storage = 2,599 Yuan ($376)

Mi 6 Plus

  • 6GB RAM + 64GB storage = 2,599 Yuan ($390)
  • 6GB RAM + 128GB storage = 3,099 Yuan ($448)
  • 6GB RAM + 256GB storage = 3,699 Yuan ($535)

Previous leak reports claimed that the Xiaomi Mi 6 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat – an heretofore unreleased version of MIUI, the company’s custom ROM. It will feature a 5.1-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) display. It is tipped to offer 64GB or 128GB of inbuilt storage as well. As for camera, the Mi 6 is tipped to sport a 12-megapixel rear camera with 4K video recording support and an 8-megapixel front snapper capable of 4K recording as well.

Meanwhile, the Mi 6 Plus flagship has been tipped to sport a Quad HD 2K OLED display with dual curved edges and dual rear camera setup, while the Mi 6 will allegedly sport a flat display. Both the flagships are expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and come with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0 technology for fast charging support. The smartphone is also expected to house a 4000mAh battery, although this will likely be for the Mi 6 Plus.

Interestingly, the Xiaomi Mi 6 has hit the benchmarks as well. As per the GFXbench data, the handset with the codename ‘Sagit’ is seen running on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The list also reveals the Mi 6 to allegedly arrive in two RAM/storage options- 4GB & 6GB RAM; 110GB and 54GB internal storage. Further, the device is spotted sporting a 11-megapixel rear camera along with 4K UHD video recording support. The front has a 7-megapixel sensor and is capable of 4K UHD video recording as well, as per the GFXbench listing.

The entire list from GFXbench is attached below-

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