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.