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April 20, 2018

Xiaomi Mi 6X Review: Another Feature-Packed Xiaomi Smartphone with the Cheapest Price tag

The Xiaomi Mi 6X (also known as Mi A2) has been launched at a media event in China. The upcoming Xiaomi Mi device featuring 5.99-inch perfect-sized full HD+ display with 1080x2160 pixels resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The feature-packed smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset along with 4GB/ 6GB of RAM as well as up to 128GB of onboard memory storage. The latest mobile phone runs on Android Oreo version out-of-the-box with MIUI 9. The Mi 6X will let you experience 20MP+12MP high-quality dual lens camera. Not only this, you will get the same megapixels camera on the front. Isn’t amazing? The mobile phone also includes a 3010mAh rigid battery to make your smartphone experience hassle-free. Best of all, the Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) price is super-cheap.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Release Date and Availability

Xiaomi Mi 6X release date was set for 25 April 2018, and now the latest Xiaomi flagship device has been announced publicly in its hometown.  Xiaomi Mi 6X release date in Australia is still unknown but we will update it as soon as we found any confirmation. The flagship phone is now available on sale in China, UK, and India.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Prices

The Xiaomi Mi 6X price for 4GB and 64GB storage variant is $250. For 6GB RAM/ 128GB variant, it will cost you around $280, and $315 for 6GB and 128GB variant. The Mi 6X (Mi A2) price will also depend which memory model you choose, as the device is coming most probably with 64GB and 128GB variants. If you are considering Xiaomi Mi 6X price in India, it is available to purchase at 16,000, 19,000, and 21,000 Indian Rupees for 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB, and 6GB/128GB respectively.

On the other hand, if you curious to know Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) price in Australia, they will also vary depending on the model and the carrier you choose. The smartphone device is rumoured to be available in between AU$320 to AU$475.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Specs and Features

Here is a quick rundown of Xiaomi Mi 6X specifications and most prominent features.

  • 5.99-inches large display w/ 1080x2160p resolution
  • 18:9 Aspect Ratio, 403ppi density
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Snapdragon 660 chipset
  • Cortex-A53 2.2 GHz Octa-core Processor
  • Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4GB/ 64GB, 6GB/ 64GB, 6GB/ 128GB memory variants
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) w/ MIUI 9.5
  • 3010mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non-removable) w/ Quick Charge 3.0
  • Dual Lens Rear Camera 20MP (f/1.8) + 12MP (f/1.8) w/ LED Flash
  • Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, touch focus, face detection, and HDR
  • 20MP Front Camera w/ f/2.0 aperture and Auto-HDR
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor (rear),accelerometer, gyro, and proximity
  • Hybrid Dual Sim
  • Weight: 166 grams
  • Available Colors: Cherry Pink, Sand Gold, Flame Red, Glacier Blue, and Black

Xiaomi Mi 6X Design and Display

The Xiaomi Mi 6X comes with slim metallic design and antenna lines running on the top and the bottom, unlike other Xiaomi models. The mobile phone featuring a 5.99’’ Full HD Plus display with 1080x2160p resolution, 18:9 ratio, and 403ppi density. On the other hand, the device is made protective with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Colors Availability

As was expected, the Mi 6X device came in five color options, including Cherry Pink, Flame Red, Glacier Blue, Sand Gold, and Black. This is truly the first ever Xiaomi mobile phone with so many coloring options.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Performance

The latest Xiaomi smartphone device is powered by Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor chip, up to 6GB of powerful RAM, as well as 64GB/128GB of internal memory options, and so you can expect a super-smooth and efficient performance. The chipset is dedicated to providing smooth sailing while gaming, and lag-free multitasking.

In addition to this, this Xiaomi mobile phone comes with the latest version of MIUI 9.5 based Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box. The Mi 6X will include Android One program if you are considering it from outside China.

As far as battery power is concerned, the Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) is fully loaded with a non-removable Li-Ion 3010mAh capacity cell which is expected to support up to 6 hours of talk time. 

Xiaomi Mi 6X Camera

Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) is following the same camera set-up that you saw in the previous Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro device.

The Selfie cam on the front side of Xiaomi Mi 6X device includes a 20MP optimum quality shooter with f/1.8 aperture that is most likely to be the Sony IMX376. The front-face camera of Mi 6X offer auto-HDR and 4K video recording up to 30fps. With these features, you will most probably get convenient, highest quality, and extra sharp results.

The dual camera on the rear includes an 8MP (f/1.8) shooter with the Sony IMX486 guts inside as well as 20MP Sony IMX376 lens situated right next to this, with the same aperture lens of f/1.8. A dual LED flash will give you maximum convenience while photo shooting in tough lighting situations.

Final Thoughts

The Xiaomi Mi 6X comes with a stunning design along with a range of exciting color options and finally showcases an Android mobile phone that can be dedicated to realise Android phone users that they are not needed at the top of the heap anymore. With slim metallic design along with sharp antenna lines, this is the perfect marriage between beauty and durability. And still, the Xiomi Mi 6X price is also amazingly low. With much improved camera set-up, FHD+ display with MIUI 9, an outstanding 18:9 screen’s aspect ratio, Mi 6X is going to rock this summer.


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