UPDATED: This is the Mi 6X but the Redmi S2 which is expected to pack a Snapdragon 625 chipset hence the 2.0GHz CPU frequency.
Xiaomi Mi 6X is just four days away from launch and more details continue to surface regarding the premium mid-ranger. A couple of new Mi 6X models have now been certified by China’s Telecoms regulatory agency TENAA with a specs configuration slightly different from the ones first spotted on TENAA last month.
The previous TENAA-listed Mi 6X models have a 4GB+ 64GB and 6GB + 128GB storage combinations but this new model seems to bring fluidity to the Mi 6X memory variants. According to TENAA, the new model which bears the same design as the Mi 6X is listed with the model number M1803E6E. It features a dual rear camera setup aligned vertically at the top left corner. The device also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and the U-shaped antenna band design at the top and bottom edges.
The real surprise lies in the configuration as the device is equipped with a 2.0GHz Octa-core processor which definitely isn’t the Snapdragon 660. This springs up the possibility of the Mi 6X having a variant with a Snapdragon 625 chipset. The device also comes with a slightly bigger 3000mAh battery and an HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. The new model also has a 2GB RAM, 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM variants as well as 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage options.
The stark difference in the specification props up the likelihood that this device being an entirely different smartphone from the Mi 6X but the design makes it all confusing. Perhaps, Xiaomi wants to make the options fans have to choose from wider with the addition of these models. There is no doubt that the Mi 6X will hit the international market in due course and a wide range of options and varying prices will improve the sales prospects. We’ll find out more details when the device is launched.