Xiaomi has become one of the most successful smartphone manufacturers in the world. The newly announced Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX have stunned fans and tech reviewers alike. Now, details about the company’s next flagship smartphone, Mi 6, have started surfacing.
So far, the Chinese tech giant has not revealed anything about the upcoming smartphone. However, as per Gizmo China, to spike curiosity among Mi fans, Xiaomi ran a poll to choose one of the three specification combinations for the upcoming Mi 6. It is expected to release the Mi 6 in the first quarter of next year, most likely at the Mobile World Congress 2017. The MWC 2017 is scheduled to start on February 26 in Barcelona, Spain.
The Xiaomi Mi 6 poll offered three specification combinations. The first combination included a light metal body, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8xx CPU, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, and 20MP rear camera. While the second combination combined a curved glass body with Qualcomm Snapdragon 65x processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM and dual cameras with OIS. The third combination comprises a light metal body, Qualcomm Snapdragon 65x SoC, 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM, and dual cameras without OIS. While nothing is confirmed as yet, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is expected to sport several of these features.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 sports a 5.15-inch display with full HD resolution and 428 ppi pixel density. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor along with 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based smartphone runs MIUI v7.0 operating system.
On the camera front, the Mi 5 sports a 16MP rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, phase detection auto-focus [PDAF] system, OIS, 1/2.8″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, and a dual-LED (dual tone) flash. It also features a 4MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1/3″ sensor size and 2µm pixel size. The popular smartphone is backed by a 3,000mAh with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology.