tech2 News StaffApr 19, 2017 14:35:06 IST
Xiaomi has launched the much anticipated Xiaomi Mi 6 at a launch event in China today. Xiaomi Mi 6 comes packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, four-sided curved 3D glass and 6 GB RAM. The four-sided 3D glass gives the device a stunning look along with a vastly different design than the Xiaomi Mi 5.
Xiaomi detailed that the four-sided 3D glass took 40-step process along with a 12-day polishing process to get the look right. The smartphone comes with glossy stainless steel enclosure that is resistant to wear and tear. One interesting thing to note here is that Xiaomi claims that Mi 6 is splash resistant including the SIM tray on the side.
Xiaomi has added a 5.15-inch display with eye care in Mi 6 that packs a reduced glare mode reducing the blue light from the display to protect your eyes. The display comes with 1 nit ‘ultra-dark night display’ along with 4096 smart backlight adjustment levels. The company has added an ‘Under-glass’ fingerprint sensor in the front along with a design that seamlessly integrates with the dual camera setup at the back.
Xiaomi Mi 6 comes with 2.2 dual Wi-Fi technology that gives 100 percent boost in Wi-Fi connectivity with a wider range. Mi 6 packs 3,350 mAh battery which is coupled with MIUI optimisations that restrict apps from launching on boot while freezing background data and a batter-saving mode. Xiaomi has added a Dual speaker in the smartphone to give a stereo effect from the auxiliary speaker.
Mi 6 comes with a dual-camera array which packs a wide-angle camera module with 12MP image resolution along with a telephoto camera module with 12MP image resolution to provide the ideal amount of details and depth-of-field in the final images. It device also comes with a 4-axis Optical Image Stabilisation ensuring better shots in low-light conditions.
The Dual camera setup provides 2x optical lossless zoom along with a 10x digital zoom. Xiaomi has packed Beautify 3.0 in MIUI to take advantage of the dual camera setup which accurately locates the face and its features and improves everything along with natural colour correction.
Last but not the least, Xiaomi announced the launch of Xiaomi Mi 6 Ceramic along with 18-Karat Gold camera rings. Mi 6 will come in two storage variants, a 64 GB and a 128 GB variant. Xiaomi Mi 6 with 64 GB internal storage and 6 GB RAM will go on sale for CNY 2,499 which when converted to INR is about Rs 23,450 at the time of writing.
Xiaomi Mi 6 with 128 GB internal storage and 6 GB RAM will go on sale for CNY 2,899 which translates to about Rs 27,200. Xiaomi Mi 6 Ceramic will go on sale for CNY 2,999 which translates to about Rs 28,200. The Ceramic version will only come in 128 GB internal storage and 6 GB RAM version.
It will be available in four colour variants, 'Black', 'White', 'Ceramic Black', 'Silver' and 'Blue'.
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