The Xiaomi Mi 6X is a mid-range device, and it’s more expensive than the Redmi Note 5 Pro. It’s worth noting that in 2017, the Xiaomi Mi 5X was the base device for the Android One-powered Mi A1 in international markets. At an event in its home country. Built on the blueprint of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, the new smartphone looks similar in terms of design. But the Mi 6X boasts several feature and specification improvements over both Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A1.
Xiaomi Mi 6X features 5.99-inch 18:9 display, and is 7.6mm thick weighing 166 grams. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 processor. In terms of memory, Mi 6X comes in three variants of 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage, 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM plus 128GB storage.
On the software side of things, the Mi 6X runs the latest version of MIUI 9 atop Android 8.1 Oreo. Another welcome change is the addition of USB-C, as well as the inclusion of Quick Charge 3.0.
On the camera side of things, the Mi 6X offers a dual 12MP (Sony IMX486) + 20MP (Sony IMX376) camera setup at the back, along with a 20MP (IMX376) sensor at the front. The front camera has a Selfie LED light module, and the latest version of Beautify. Xiaomi is increasingly focusing on AI-assisted features to get the best out of the camera, and the Mi 6X also has the same features that we’ve seen on the Mi Mix 2S. The AI will automatically switch the shooting mode based on the subject and lighting conditions.
The Mi 6X launches on April 27 at 1,599 yuan (~Rs. 16,900) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, 1,799 yuan (~Rs. 19,200) for the 6GB / 64GB model, and 1,999 yuan (~Rs. 21,300) for the top-end 6GB / 128GB device.