The Xiaomi Mi 6X was launched recently in China after lots of anticipation and several leaks. The device is an update to the Mi 5X and will be known globally as the Mi A2.
The Mi 6X boasts AI-powered dual shooters in an iPhone X style. Internally, there’s 128GB/64GB storage variants and 6GB/4GB RAM in three versions. The Xiaomi Mi 6X will be in competition with most flagships according to the company. How true is that? Let’s find out.
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Xiaomi Mi 6X Key Specs and Features
・5.99-inch FHD LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB/6GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
・64GB/128GB built-in storage
・12MP 20MP AI dual rear camera and 20MP AI front camera
・3010mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Lots of upgrades were done in terms of design, it looks absolutely nothing like its predecessor. Although it sports an Aluminium Alloy overall unibody, the camera placement went the iPhone X way at the top left corner, with the dual-LED flash in between.
If you’re not accustomed to the trending Face ID it comes with, you can easily use the rear fingerprint scanner. The slim device measures just 7.3mm in thickness, Xiaomi really took out time to reduce its thickness. It weighs 168g and available in Cherry Pink, Flame Red, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue and Black colours.
The Mi 6X comes with the vital feature that was missing on the Mi 5X, a bezel-less screen. The new smartphone is bezel-less like the Redmi Note 5 which was released earlier this year as well. Now you can enjoy an 18:9 aspect ratio screen which was missing in its predecessor.
The 5.99 FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution. That’s not all, the details on the screen will definitely come out great, with a pixel per inch density of 403. The screen has Low-Temperature PolySilicon, stretches up to 77.4% screen-to-body ratio, while a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects it all.
HARDWARE and SOFTWARE
Under the hood, the Snapdragon 660 chip from Qualcomm reigns supreme with 8-cores processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The Octa-core processor on this beauty runs at 2.2GHz with 16nm process technology. The Adreno 512 graphics processor from Qualcomm controls graphics.
The standard variant has a massive 128GB storage space with 6GB RAM as well for heavy multitasking. While the 64GB storage variant has two versions in terms of RAM. There’s one with 6GB RAM and a cheaper variant with 4GB RAM. Nonetheless, all storage space can be expanded up to 256GB, as it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.5.
The cameras on this baby are Artificial Intelligence powered for the best photography. At the rear, the 12MP Sony IMX486 camera has f/1.75 aperture, 1/2.9″ sensor size, 1.25µm pixel size. While the 20MP Sony IMX376 shooter under the dual-LED flash has f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.8″ sensor size and 1.0µm pixel size.
The rear 20MP shooter does 4-to-1 pixel binning, offering better low light shots. With the AI enhancements, there are over 200 scenes, including 12 different portrait modes. While the 20MP AI selfie camera has f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.8″ sensor size, 1.0µm pixel size and supports Face ID.
The Xiaomi Mi 6X is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3010mAh battery with fast charging technology (Quick Charge 3.0)
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Xiaomi Mi 6X will be available online starting from $249 to $349, that’s about (N90,000 – N120,000).
Xiaomi Mi 6X Detailed Specs
・Announced: April, 2018
・Status: Available. April, 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Aluminium Alloy
・Dimensions: 158.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm
・Colour: Cherry Pink, Flame Red, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue, Black
・Screen Type: FHD LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 403ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 77.4%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI 9.5
・Processor: Octa-core 2.2GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 512
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 128GB/64GB
・Back Camera: 12MP 20MP
・Front Camera: 20MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope, compass
・USB: type C
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes