The Mi 6X smartphone has been launched by Xiaomi. The new Mi 6X smartphone, which is expected to be launched as the Mi A2 with stock Android UI in India, has a familiar design, AI integration in the camera, and Android 8.1 Oreo-based custom skin.
The handset is widely expected to be unveiled as the Mi A2 in the Indian market. The Mi 6X/ Mi A2 is also the second smartphone by the company to come pre-installed with the new Xiao AI.
Mi 6X (Mi A2) price
There are three variants, differing in terms of storage and RAM.
- The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage option is priced at CNY 1,599 (about $250),
- The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage option costs CNY 1,799 (about $285)
- The top end Mi 6X variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, price tag is CNY 1,999 (about $317)
These devices will go on sale in China starting 10am local time on Friday, April 27.
Mi 6X (Mi A2) specifications, features
The Xiaomi Mi 6X sports a 5.99-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and narrow bezels on the sides, and looks quite similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The smartphone will run MIUI 9.5 software, based on Android 8.1 Oreo, and is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC (four 2.2GHz Kyro 260 cores + four 1.8GHz Kyro 260 cores) and Adreno 512 GPU. As mentioned above, it will come with up to 6GB LPDDR4x dual channel RAM, up to 128GB internal storage options and Dual SIM card slots.
The highlight of the smartphone are the cameras, which feature AI integration for improved photos. The Mi 6X/ Mi A2 selfie camera has a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor and soft-LED flash. On the back, there is a dual camera setup with 12-megapixel primary and a 20-megapixel secondary.
On both the back and front, there is AI Scene Recognition for better colours in the photos, as well as portrait mode. Other AI-based features in the phone include AI Background Bokeh, AI Smart Beauty 4.0, AI currency conversion, etc. The Mi 6X also has AI-powered translation, and can convert text from Chinese languages to English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Indian languages. The handset also supports Face Unlock functionality, along with the fingerprint sensor on the back.
The devices will come with 3010mah battery and will support Quick Charge 3.0.
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