Xiaomi Mi 6 Release Date Confirmed For April 2017? 5.2-Inch Display With A 2.5D Glass, SD 835 SoC & Other Specs Revealed [VIDEO]

4 March 2017, 7:00 am EST By Vinay Patel Mobile & Apps
According to an undisclosed Chinese source, the Snapdragon 835-powered Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship smartphone will arrive on April 16.  ( Android Assistant / YouTube )

Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship smartphone has been subject to oodles of leaks and rumors with some going as far as pointing to mid-next month as the device's launch date.

According to a rumor stemming out of China, the Xiaomi Mi 6 will hit the store shelves on April 16. The Chinese source also suggests that the device will be housed in a ceramic body and it will sport a 5.2-inch LCD display with a 2.5D curved glass.

A marginally underclocked Snapdragon 835 SoC will most likely be firing up the Xiaomi Mi 6. It can be recalled that the Chinese handset maker had equipped its Mi 5 with similar specs when it arrived last year, MyDrivers (via FirstPost) reported.

Bearing in mind that Samsung has acquired exclusive first access to the aforesaid chip, Xiaomi will have no other option but waiting until April to debut the Xiaomi Mi 6 outfitted with the new chip. This also cements the possibility that the smartphone could arrive in April this year.

Nevertheless, if the Xiaomi Mi 6 arrives with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, it will be the first Chinese smartphone to pack the state-of-the-art 10nm processor. Much to the relief of those looking to get their hands on the highly anticipate Mi 5 successor, the undisclosed source also debunked rumors suggesting that the processor will be slightly under-clocked, WCCFtech reported. Xiaomi Mi 6 will be up for grabs in three variants:

4GB of RAM coupled with 32GB of internal memory
4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal memory
6GB of RAM paired with a mammoth 128GB of internal memory.

Xiaomi Mi 6 Price

Users can get their hands on the base variant of the Xiaomi Mi 6 by shelling out CNY 1,999, which converts to about $290. The top variant i.e. the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, on the other hand, will be up for grabs for around CNY 2,500 ($365), according to GizmoChina.

More details about the Xiaomi Mi 6 are likely to surface in near future. Watch this space for more news and updates regarding Xiaomi's next flagship smartphone dubbed, the Mi 6.

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