Xiaomi launches Mi 6
Xiaomi launches Mi 6MIUI forum

Xiaomi's Mi 6 is now official. Following a series of rumours, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has finally unveiled its latest flagship device for 2017.

The device uses Qualcomm's premium-tier Snapdragon 835 chip, which is based on the 10nm FinFET technology. This is the same processor that is used in Samsung's high-end Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets. The Snapdragon 835 processor is paired with 6GB of RAM.

The new Mi smartphone sports a 5.15in display with four-sided 3D curved glass. Xiaomi says the display keeps eye care in mind by reducing harmful blue-ray. It is crafted into a stainless steel frame.

There is also fingerprint sensor is at the front. The phone is available in two variants in terms of storage space; 64GB and 128GB. It is splash-resistant and the SIM tray is sealed against splashes.

Mi 6 is company's first smartphone to pack dual camera, with 12 megapixel wide angle and 12 megapixel telephoto cameras that allows capturing 2x zoom. There is a 3,350mAh battery that Xiaomi claims would last up to a full day.

There are a few MIUI optimisations the smartphone bundles, which includes restricting apps from starting up, freezing background data from running and battery saving mode. It comes with 2.2 dual Wi-Fi technology allowing better and wider connectivity.

As for pricing the 64GB model costs CNY 2,499 (£282, $363), whereas the bigger 128GB model is priced at CNY 2,899 and the 128GB ceramic variant at CNY 2,999. The phone would go on sale in China on 28 April.

Xiaomi Mi 6
Xiaomi Mi 6 will go on sale on 28 April MIUI forum