First batch of assembled Xiaomi Mi 6 units are ready to be shipped

This past Wednesday, the Xiaomi Mi 6 was officially unveiled. Now, the next date of importance for the handset and its fans is April 28th, which is when the flagship model will be launched. Already, registrations are soaring in advance of the first flash sale of the device. For example, on China’s JD.com there have already been over 600,000 consumers planning on taking part in the first flash sale this coming Friday. By one estimation, there could be 2 million registrations for the handset across the many different Chinese platforms that are selling the phone.

With all of that demand, we …


Xiaomi Mi 6's official theme song can easily win the Eurovision contest

Although Xiaomi Mi 6 might be a China-exclusive affair, there will be plenty of Chinese retailers that will ship the flagship internationally. To highlight the fact that the Mi 6 is an international product, Xiaomi released the official English theme song of the flagship.

The song is called “Only One,” and it’s been composed and sung by Chinese artist Jiang Han. However, you won’t notice that while you’re listening to the song (it’s that good).

The lyrics of the song have been specially written to match the description of the new Xiaomi Mi 6, which looks …

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 specs leak touts Snapdragon 835 and 8GB RAM

The Xiaomi Mi MIX was one of last year’s great surprises, and its welcome reception demonstrated the tech world’s keen interest in (almost) edge-to-edge design. Naturally, there’s been quite a bit of speculation as to what the device’s successor may include, with a recent rumor suggesting the so-called Mi MIX 2 could offer an even more impressive screen-to-body ratio than the first iteration. Now, a rather premature GearBest listing suggests the next-gen model could arrive with up to 8 gigs of RAM. 

Of course, this information is not confirmed, …

Xiaomi Mi 6 is now official; phone will be released on April 28th with SD-835 and 6GB of RAM

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is now official. Introduced by Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun this morning, the eagerly awaited handset features a 5.15-inch display carrying a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. The Snapdragon 835 chipset is under the hood with an octa-core 2.45 GHz CPU, and the Adreno 540 GPU. The handset will come with 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of native storage. A 3350mAh battery is charged with keeping the lights on. Because the Snapdragon 835 SoC is 25% more efficient than the Snapdragon 820, the Mi 6 should provide users with outstanding battery life.

The dual rear camera setup in back …

Xiaomi Mi 6 has a dual camera like the iPhone 7 Plus: Portrait mode and first photo samples

Xiaomi has made a name for itself in China over the past couple of years for its flash sales of phones with great value for the money. And today, it has announced its most important phone for the year: the flagship Xiaomi Mi 6. And it has a dual camera with a special portrait effect just like the iPhone 7 Plus.
What is this new dual camera all about and how good its pictures are?
First, let’s look at the camera system itself: we have two 12-megapixel sensors, one with a wide-angle lens and the secondary one with …

Xiaomi Mi 6 price and release date: more for less

Xiaomi just took the wraps off its long-anticipated next flagship edition, the Mi 6, as a successor to last year’s Mi 5 and its slight upgrade the Mi 5s. What’s new? Well, the latest Snapdragon 835 chipset, for starters, and the Mi 6 will be the first phone with it to launch in China, and seemingly the second worldwide, after the Galaxy S8. It begs the question how could LG skip on the 835 for the G6, but that’s a story for another night.

The next big thing in the Mi 6 is the dual camera with telephoto lens, iPhone 7 Plus style, which will offer 2x real “optical” …

Xiaomi Mi 6: all the official images

The long-awaited Xiaomi Mi 6 is here and it’s everything it was hyped to be – a beautiful phone with serious hardware muscle! Here are all the official images for the handset so you can have a very good look at it before the first hands-on pictures and real-life photos start trickling.
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Xiaomi Mi 6 visits GFXBench, revealing 12MP dual camera setup on back

Xiaomi is supposed to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 6 tomorrow. On the eve of the flagship’s appearance, the device was benchmarked by GFXBench. According to the site, the Mi 6 will feature a 5.1-inch display carrying a 1080 x 1920 (FHD) resolution. The Snapdragon 835 chipset is under the hood with an octa-core CPU, and the Adreno 640 GPU. Apparently, consumers will have the option of purchasing the phone with 4GB RAM/64GB of storage or 6GB RAM/128GB of native storage.

While previous speculation had Xiaomi putting a 19MP shooter on back, the GFXBench test shows that there will be a 12MP dual-camera …

Xiaomi Mi 6 revealed in new photos?

With the unveiling of the Xiaomi Mi 6 taking place tomorrow, we can expect a ton of leaked photos, renders and rumors to be disseminated over the next few hours. For example, a new rumor states that the flagship model will be offered in five different colors, black, white, silver, gray and gold. A couple of photos appear to have been snapped during some of the preparations for tomorrow’s event.

The Xiaomi Mi 6 will feature a 5.1-inch display with a 1080 x 1920 (FHD) resolution. It will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset containing an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 540 GPU. There will …

Photo claims to show the rear cover of the Xiaomi Mi 6

Yesterday, we told you that a video teaser released by Xiaomi confirmed that the company’s new flagship model, the Xiaomi Mi 6, will feature 6GB of RAM inside. The phone will also come to market powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset. This combination, according to the manufacturer, raises the bar among domestic handsets in China. The phone will feature an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 540 GPU. The phone is also rumored to sport a dual-camera setup in back.

Today, we want to pass along a photograph spotted on weibo, that claims to show the rear cover of the Xiaomi Mi 6. You can see the cutouts …