With the improved technology of mobile phones, there are a number of new features that have driven the market to a different direction. There are many new models launched in the market in the last few months, and hence, the buyers have got some new and modern options as far as the utility of the smartphone is concerned. Among the leading brands in this phase, the name of Xiaomi is also taken with great respect as the brand has got some popular devices in its kitty.
The Xiaomi was found in the year 2010 by Lei Jun who is recognized as a social entrepreneur. The company Xiaomi is based on a vision of “Innovation for everyone.” Xiaomi is a privately owned Chinese brand which manufactures electronic products. The company has its headquarter in Beijing. Presently, Xiaomi is touted as the 5th largest manufacturer of Smartphone. Mobile apps and laptops along with consumer electronic items are some of the main products of Xiaomi.
The Xiaomi came up with its very popular Mi series which took the market by storm. Mi series was welcomed received really well by the market. The Mi stands for Mobile Internet. The company believes in creating excellent software and hardware along with Internet services for the ardent and loyal MI fans. The company believes in incorporating the feedback of the products in each of their series which includes Redmi series and Mi series. Apart from Smartphones, Xiaomi also manufactures and sells Mi TV sets, Mi set-up box, Mi ecosystem products, and Mi routers. The brand has registered its presence across 30 countries from the globe such as Bangladesh, India, Philippines, South Africa and Brazil and plans to expand further to be recognized as a global brand. Hence, in a short span, the brand has expanded its business beyond all the geographical boundaries and got immense popularity in the field.
After launching some of the brilliant phones in Redmi and Mi series, the device is all set for introducing its latest handset from the Mi series. Xiaomi will unveil the Xiaomi Mi6 in September 2017. There are some features the mobile experts have got, and on the basis of the same, they are quite positive about the model and its future.
Let’s have a look at the features, specifications, and price of the phone:
Display and screen
The device comes with a 5.15-inch display with 71.4% screen-to-body ratio. It packs an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours that offer amazing viewing experience while browsing, playing games or watching videos. The dimensions of the device include 145.2 x 70.5 x 7.5mm. Being the device with a standard screen one can easily use this device.
The device weighs around 168 grams while for the ceramic colour variant, the weight of the device is 182 grams. The Xiaomi Mi6 offers a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with 428 ppi. The device responds quite well to multi-touch. It is available in some beautiful colour variants of black blue, white and ceramic black. Hence overall it is a much user-friendly device.
This excellent operates on the latest Android version 7.1.1 Nougat which is rare to find in the handsets that are already launched. The device offers Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Chipset along with Octa-core (4x 2.45 GHz kryo& 4 x 1.9 GHz kryo processor) and Adreno 540 GPU. With the latest version of the Android and best of the processor, the device works smoothly and offers the best of the performance to the users.
The camera of the device plays a key role while selecting a Smartphone since with an amazing camera the need for an SLR camera is completely eliminated. The Xiaomi Mi6 gives a pleasant surprise with its excellent camera.
The camera is yet another amazing feature of the device. The Xiaomi Mi6 comes with a dual 12MP camera (27mm, f/1.8, f/2.6) with dual tone LED flash and phase detection. Other features of the device include ½.9” sensor size, 1.25 um @ 27mm & 1.0 um @ 52mm pixel size along with HDR, touch focus, panorama and face detection.
The device offers an 8MP front camera with 1080 pixels. It allows video recording at 2160p @ 30 fps, 1080p @ 30 fps and 720p @ 120 fps. Hence considering the camera quality, there is no doubt that the model will be a huge hit.
Battery and Storage
The device offers great internal storage with two variants. It offers an internal storage of 64GB and 128 GB along with a whopping 6GB RAM. The RAM enables smooth functioning of the device even while multiple apps are running. However, it is to be noted that The Xiaomi Mi6 does not offer any slot for expandable memory which might serve as a drawback for the phone.
The device is powered by a non-removable Li-po 3350 mAh battery that offers quick charging and high endurance. The RAM and battery backup are the standard features of this device, and hence the user will get the optimum performance while using the device for texting or calling as well as data exchange.
The connectivity options provided on this device consist of Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi direct, hotspot, and Bluetooth along with network support such as GSM, CDMA, HSPA, EVDO, and LTE. It also offers Splash Resistant Dual Nano SIM facility. The fingerprint sensor, gyro, proximity, accelerometer, and compass are some of the sensors in Xiaomi Mi6.
The Xiaomi Mi6 price in India is estimated to be Rs23990 which positions the device in a higher segment. The device will face some competition from the high-end devices of other brands such as Samsung and Oppo.
The Xiaomi Mi6 is one of the most competitive devices in the higher segment. Configuration, amazing camera and powerful battery backup are its plus point. However, the non-expandable storage can be an issue for some but only time will decide the fate of the phone as it is not launched yet.