Following a series of rumours, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has finally unveiled its latest flagship device for 2017.
The Xiaomi Mi 6 features an optical zoom dual-camera setup, which, as the company explains, “is able to take clearer photos of distant subjects, and portrait shots have an unparalleled background blur effect”. The Mi 6 also wields 6GB of RAM, the most Xiaomi has ever offered in a smartphone, and 64GB of built-in storage.
Then we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC inside which is rated quite highly and only Samsung Galaxy S8 is running on it right now. Its 25% faster and 35% smaller, thanks to the 10nm manufacturing process.
As for storage, there’s no micro-SD card slot. Anybody expecting the Mi Mix’s practically add up to absence of bezels will be disappointed, in any case. Xiaomi confirmed that the Mi 6 comes with new MIUI optimisations which enables the Mi 6 to last up to a full day. The primary rear camera features PDAF for better autofocus as well as a 4-axis optical image stabilization module that allows for better handling of the phone while video recording or taking low-light photography. Xiaomi notes that where one lens is meant for wide-angle views, the second lens is a telephoto sensor that lets you achieve up to 2x lossless zoom. The smartphone features a dual camera that is integrated on the back of the phone. The front camera on the Mi 6 will be an 8-megapixel snapper. Note that the curve is only present at the rear, like the previous Mi 5. OnePlus 3T is not certified for water and dust resistance. It sports a 5.8-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED screen. Its fingerprint scanner is built under the glass at the bottom of the phone. A ceramic version with 128GB storage will also be available for $435. There’s also a Ceramic Edition featuring a 6GB/128GB setup and 18K gold-plated camera rims at CNY 2999 (around Rs 28000) and a Silver Edition featuring an ultra-reflective mirror finish. There is an all aluminium frame round the sides of the smartphone. The device packs a USB Type-C port and Quick Charge 4.0. Based on the spec sheet, it’s the company’s most powerful smartphone to date, so here’s what it has to offer. However, we warn you again as these rumoured specifications can change anytime before the device is actually out.
Xiaomi made a decision to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack, leave the USB Type-C connector at the bottom and include stereo speakers. It’s a dual SIM handset that supports nano SIMs.