Mi 6x is official and no Mi A2 -Old Wine in New bottle? Specs and Price

MI 6X :

We’ve received lot of news about Mi A2 / Mi 6x. We’ve discussed the leaked specifications and release date here. In today’s event Xiaomi has officially announced it’s new mid range smart phone MI 6x.

Mi 6X has the design similar to Redmi Note 5 Pro, thanks to it’s vertically placed dual rear camera. The smartphone also comes with a 5.99-inches display with 18:9 aspect ratio as expected.


The Smart phone comes in three variants.

  1. 4 GB RAM + 64 GB variant which is priced at Yuan 1599. (~Rs. 15,990)
  2. 6GB RAM + 64 GB Variant – priced at Yuan 1799 (~Rs. 18,990)
  3. 6 GB RAM + 128 GB variant will cost Yuan 1799 (~Rs.21,000).

Please note that above INR prices are indicatory and may vary.  The company hasn’t officially announced the price and release date in India.


We’ll see the complete specification below.

  •  5.99 inches with full hd+ 1080p resolution display
  • 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Powered by2.2 Ghz octacore Snapdragon 660
  • Equipped with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4/64 GB, 6/64 GB, 6/128 GB are available.
  • Supports Micro SD Card
  • Dual Rear camera: 12 MP with f/1.75 aperture + 20 MP with  f/1.8 aperture.
  • Support portrat mode and has12 different Portrait mode settings
  • 20 MP Front facing camera with LED Flash as well.
  • Company claims the smartphone has inbuilt AI features on the camera , where the device can recognise the scene and adjust settings automatically.
  • Face Unlock feature
  • 3010 mAh battery
  • Supports quick charge 3.0 (Xiaomi claims 50% of charging under 30 mins)
  • Dual speaker at the bottom.
  • Runs on Android oreo based MIUI 9.5.


Dopple ganger ?

Specification wise Xiaomi is at the top as always, but we really feel that Mi 6x is just a doplle ganger of redmi note 5 pro.

Mi 6x looks like just another redmi note pro with one extra 128 GB Variant. Specification wise Mi 6X and redmi note 5 pro doesn’t have much difference, Mi 6x comes with one level advanced processor and advabced camera, but users may still prefer Note 5 pro due to it’s whopping 4000 mAh battery.

To see the detailed comparision between Mi 6x and Redmi note 5 pro , check here.

No Mi A2?

When everyone expects that Xiaomi may launch another Android One smart phone in the event ,the Mi 6x is again running on customized MIUI. Still analysts think that this may be launched in India as Mi A2 with stock Android, but there are no official words From Xiaomi on the same.


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