The Xiaomi Mi 5X will be succeeded by the Mi 6X later today through a launch event in China. The same smartphone is expected to debut as Mi A2 in markets outside of China. However, the only difference between the Mi 6X and Mi A2 could be that the latter may not feature MIUI skin. Here is all the information available on the launch event of Xiaomi Mi 6X:
Xiaomi Mi 6X Launch Event
The unveil event of the Xiaomi MI 6X will begin at 2PM CST (local time). Fans who are eagerly waiting for the launch of the Mi 6X can visit Xiaomi’s official website to watch the launch event of the Mi 6X. The web page for the launch event is already live with the placeholder, but the live stream will begin at the same time when the launch event kicks off.
Xiaomi Mi 6X Specs and Features
Xiaomi is expected to feature a 5.99-inch display that will offer an aspect ratio of 18:9 and Full HD+ 2160 x 1080 pixels. The Snapdragon 660 SoC with AIE will be powering the phone. The Xiaomi Mi 6X is expected to be available in multiple variants such as 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. Its 2,910 mAh battery is expected to support Quick Charge 3.0.
The dual camera setup of the Mi 6X is expected to include a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 20-megapixel secondary sensor. The frontside of the phone will be featuring a AI driven 20-megapixel selfie camera. Shown below are some of the potrait shots captured using the Mi 6X.
It is expected to run on Android 8.1 Oreo and the latest edition of MIUI 9 skin. Also, the handset will be preinstalled with Xiao AI smart assistant.
When it comes to appearance, the leaked photos and hands-on video of the Mi 6X suggest that its design will be almost similar to the Mi 5X. However, the only major change arriving on the Mi 6X is the inclusion of 18:9 aspect ratio screen and vertical dual rear cameras. Also, the Mi 6X will be lacking a 3.5mm audio jack. It will be available in color choices like Cherry Pink, Red Flame, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue and Black.
As far as pricing is concerned, the rumor mill has revealed that 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variants are respectively priced at 1,799 Yuan (~$285) and 1,999 Yuan (~$317) The pricing of the 128 GB storage model is not known.