Xiaomi Mi6: The Next Gen Phone

In the field of telecommunication, the smartphone has brought revolution in terms of internet access and connectivity. There are lots of companies that have jumped into the business of manufacturing and marketing of these devices under different names. There are many companies in the last few years who have launched some of the brilliant devices that are not offered by the market leaders in the field also. One of such companies that have got a huge name and fame in this age is Chinese telecom giant Xiaomi. The company is not that much old in the market, but in a limited span, it has achieved huge success in the market, and as a result of today, it has some loyal customer base that helps the company launch its new models successfully in the market.

Xiaomi has been giving a tough competition to the biggies in the smartphone market since the time it launched the first smartphone. With the Xiaomi Mi6, the same is expected if not more. This latest piece by Xiaomi is expected to be launched in September 2017. There is still a lot of time for it to come out in the market, but it has created a lot of buzzes. The Xiaomi Mi6 price in India is expected to be Rs23,990. Some of its best features include a robust configuration and a great pair of cameras. The Operating System it will boot on is the Android v7.0 otherwise also known as Marshmallow.

The custom UI for this device is MIUI 8. It is a device with two SIMs and a fingerprint sensor to provide the extra security. It even charges quickly, hence this one is a time saver too. Considering the operating system, it offers a beautiful experience to the users.

Design and Display

The much-needed features lacking in the Xiaomi phones are here as this device comes with a splash proof design and feature. Hence those who consider look at the design as an important feature, this device has to be given the full marks. The height of this phone is 141.mm, whereas the width and thickness are 70.4 mm and 7.4 mm respectively. Hence it offers great comfort while using the device.  All together these make the design a very good one indeed. However, the weight of the phone with 168 grams is an average one. The colour variants available for this device are 3 which include Black, Blue, and White. Hence the users can get a good choice of colours in terms of models.

The Xiaomi Mi6 flaunts a 5.15-inch IPS LCD screen that has a resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels which derives from a density of 534 pixels per inch. The touch screen of the phone is a capacitive one which responds well to multi-touch. Due to such a resolution, one can have a wonderful experience of viewing the images as well as movies.

Performance and Storage

Under the cap, the Xiaomi smartphone houses a pair of dual-core Kryo processors, which have speeds of 2.15GHz and 1.6GHz respectively. The placement of this set of processor cores is a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro. Further assistance is provided to this by a decent6GB RAM. These will help indulge into heavy multitasking and high end gaming swiftly and smoothly. Additionally, the GPU of Adreno 530 handles all the graphical requirements efficiently. Hence, for the users, who love to have gaming as well as other experience of the device one can have complete satisfaction.

The smartphone has with an internal storage of 64/128GB. The drawback, however, is that this device does not have expandable memory. This means the user cannot further enhance the memory power by inserting a MicroSD card into the phone.  Those who love to have more images and data on the device one can have limited space which may disappoint the users.

Camera and Battery

The Xiaomi Mi6 is house to a great 12MP primary camera. This can process images of 4,616 x 3,464 pixels’ resolution. This is further enriched with features like autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-colour LED flash, ISO control, and High Dynamic Range mode. The camera can even shoot 4K videos of 3,840 x 2,160 at 30 frames per second. An 8MP front camera is also a great option for snapping selfies and making high-quality video calls. Hence, for the images and data as well as movie lovers, the device can be of good help but only if it is viewed online. It has limited memory options, and hence one cannot go for having the movies on the device.

The Xiaomi Mi6 is powered by a 3,350mAh Li-polymer battery. This battery is claimed to have a good backup under normal usage, and it charges quickly as well. Hence, for the businessmen who have much use of a smartphone can go for it without fearing about the availability of a battery.

Network and Connectivity

For the network, the supported SIM size is Nano. This network can be drawn from any 4G, 3G, and 2G Indian bands. The dual SIM phone can fit Nano SIMs in both the slots and GPRS as well as EDGE can work well on both SIMs as well.

Speaking of the connectivity, this smartphone has a wide range of options like a single SIM slot, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, A-GPS, mobile hotspot, advanced Bluetooth v4.2, Near Field Connectivity and a type C USB slot.


The Xiaomi Mi6 is one more influential smartphone from the house of Xiaomi, which has been exceptionally lavish in offering the Indian smartphone market with a huge amount of superior quality smartphones. This smartphone runs on a powerful processor and has exceptional camera quality.

The downside to this phone is that it has an average storage option without an expandable memory. However, it is slated to be the best phone regarding specification with a 12MP camera, the most popular upcoming phone and even the NFC phone with the highest RAM. Already running high on popularity and anticipation, this phone seems definitely worth to one’s investment.

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