Xiaomi has recently confirmed that it will be holding a launch event on April 25 to announce a new phone. There is a high possibility that the company may launch the rumored Xiaomi Mi 6X smartphone as it has been already certified by the China’s TENAA telecom regulatory body. Today, XDA Developers have not only confirmed that the Mi 6X really exists through its new firmware files, but also it has revealed its key specs.
The filing code of the Mi 6X that was revealed through its TENAA listing is M1804D2SC. The publication claims that it matches with the build number of the Mi 6X (IS_D2S where C = China). It seems that like the Mi 5X, the Mi 6X could also be a China exclusive phone.
The firmware files of the Xiaomi Mi 6X have revealed that it is fueled by Snapdragon 660 chipset that clocks at 2.0 GHz instead of its regular processing speed of 2.2 GHz and it will be equipped with an LCD display. According to the TENAA listing, it features a 5.99-inch screen that offers Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels.
For photography, it is equipped with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.8 aperture. The front side of the phone features an LED equipped with 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture. The Mi 6X will support 4K resolution video shooting at 30 fps and it will also include Portrait Mode. However, the handset will be lacking support for optical zoom.
The Xiaomi Mi 6X will be running on Android 8.1 Oreo that will be flavored with the latest edition of MIUI 9. It also includes a microSD card slot for additional storage. It lacks NFC support, but it includes support for IR blaster.
According to the TENAA listing, the Mi 6X will be come in three models such as 4 GB RAM + 32 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. It includes a 2,910mAh battery that is expected to carry support for fast charging. It measures 148.88 x 75.54 x 7.3 mm and \weighs 166 grams. It is unlikely to feature a 3.5mm audio jack. Its USB-C port could be used for charging and connecting wired earphones.