This is the story of the upcoming Xiaomi flagship smartphone which allegedly known as Xiaomi Mi6, subjected to be part of many leaks and rumors.
Usually, if there’s any new hardware from a big manufacturer is coming, the gossips monger, benchmark databases, certifications, etc. will reveal what the manufacturers have got in store to unveil. But this time around, the Xiaomi Store itself sheds light on the specifications and price of the yet-unannounced Xiaomi’s 2017 flagship device.
Although Xiaomi expands offline presence and is betting on smartphone market in India, which is quite obvious with its expansion plans for the country. Mi India has announced that it is expanding its offline presence by entering into partnership with Just Buy Live and Innocomm. The company expands its offline distribution network, which also includes other offline retailers such as Big C, LOT Mobiles, Sangeetha, Poorvika and many more, increasing its presence to more than 5000 offline outlets.
Here’s the list of mobiles that will be available offline:
Including the Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi Note 3, and Mi 5 via its offline distributors across all major Tier 2 cities in India, will be also making Mi Max available in stores from 13 July onwards. The prices of all devices will be similar to the online pricing.
Coming back to the actual story, where the rumor mills are churning heavily about the Mi5 that got leaked only lately. The rumors regarding the Mi6 seems to be too early for a device that will be debuted only in the next year.
Hardware listed on Xiaomi Store
The store shows up the Xiaomi Mi6 with a generic paceholder image and reveals that the device might arrive with a 5.2-inch FHD 1080p screen for normal usage and not for VR.
Likely that to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 processor teamed up with the 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. Other expected parts of the Xiaomi Mi6 are a 16MP rear-facing camera sensor, a 4MP front-facing Selfie shooter, 64GB of internal storage, and a 3000mAh battery.
The Xiaomi Mi6 is listed to feature a 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC, 4G LTE, WiFi, a fingerprint sensor and an array of sensors generally seen in the futuristic smartphones these days. Measuring it at just 7.2 mm in thickness and weigh pretty light at 135 grams, the new Mi6 smartphone is believed to sport a metal design.
If the listing of Xiaomi Mi6 is to be accurate, it suggests that the device might be priced around $449 (Rs. 33,000 approx.).
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