Xiaomi Mi 6 could come in two variants with Sony cameras

Xiaomi Mi 6 could come in two variants with Sony cameras
Xiaomi Mi 6 could come in two variants with Sony cameras
New rumors point to a Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus starting at 270 Euros and 340 Euros, respectively, with Snapdragon 835 SoCs and Sony Motion Eye camera technology.

The Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 successor aren't the only smartphones subject to leaks. Info on Xiaomi smartphones have also been trickling in slowly such as on the recent TENAA document on two unannounced devices. Now, supposed sketches of the upcoming Mi 6 have appeared through Weibo showing a number of details on what to expect from the next Xiaomi flagship. If remains to be seen if the source is reliable, so the new data should be taken with a grain of salt.

According to the source, Xiaomi is planning to launch a larger 5.7-inch Mi 6 Plus alongside the standard 5.15-inch Mi 6. The Chinese manufacturer will be taking yet another page from Apple by equipping only the larger model with dual rear cameras for improved image quality. Furthermore, the camera sensors are expected to be the brand new super slow-motion Sony Motion Eye revealed at MWC 2017. This same camera technology will also be making an appearance on the upcoming Xperia XZ Premium smartphone.

Some technical details on the Xiaomi devices have been revealed as well. The standard Mi 6 should be 8 mm thick with 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage space, and a 3200 mAh battery for a retail price of 2000 Yuan or about 270 Euros. Meanwhile, the larger Mi 6 Plus should be coming with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage space for 2500 Yuan or 340 Euros. The delayed Snapdragon 835 should be powering both devices.


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Allen Ngo, 2017-03-14 (Update: 2017-03-14)
Allen Ngo
Allen Ngo - US Editor in Chief
After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.