Putting the rumor mill to rest, Xiaomi has confirmed the launch date for Xiaomi Mi 6. The announcement for the next Mi generation device will happen on April 19 i.e. less than a week from now. If that wasn’t enough to get the curiosity on an all-time high, the Chinese manufacturer is tipped to announce the much anticipated Mi Max 2 alongside the flagship offering.

Xiaomi Mi 6

The date confirmation came in the form of a teaser image released by Xiaomi doesn’t say much about the upcoming flagship but builds up the hype around it. The teased image carries the tagline (translated), “You waited for 203 days, we waited for seven years.” However, the entire focus seems to be on the Mi 6, with no mention of Mi Max 2.

Still, the Mi Max 2 was tipped for an April 19 launch a few days ago on Weibo. In fact, the device has been spotted on GeekBench and GFXBench website under the moniker Xiaomi Oxygen.

Xiaomi Mi 6 Specifications

The next generation Mi flagship is rumored to carry the same display with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC in different RAM and storage configurations. There will be definite improvements to the camera, however, the pixel count shall remain the same. Xiaomi might announce a Plus variant too, but there are no concrete details on the subject. As far as the pricing is concerned, Mi 6 will cost around CNY 2,599 (roughly Rs. 24,300).

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Specifications

The Max 2 offering from Xiaomi is expected to come with 4 Gigs of RAM and 128 GB internal storage. It will sport the same 6.4-Inch Full HD display powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor with Adreno 506. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will feature a 12 MP sensor on the rear capable of recording 4K videos. While on the front, we shall have an 5 MP camera for selfies. It will boot Android 7.1.1 with latest MIUI. It will cost between CNY 1,499 (Rs 14,003) and CNY 1699 (Rs 15,872)

All these details are based on preliminary leaks and rumors so final product might vary.

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