Xiaomi Mi 6 Tipped to Launch With Snapdragon 821 SoC First and SD 835 Later

Following a spate of rumours that hinted that Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 6 flagship may likely launch on April 16, a new rumour just surfaced online, suggesting that launch of the most premium Xiaomi Mi 6 version will be postponed to May this year, due to the non-availability of the Snapdragon 835 SoC.

However, the case might be, one report also revealed that Xiaomi will unveil a Mi 6 with a Snapdragon 821 processor and will wait for the availability of Snapdragon 835 to release its flagship device immediately afterwards.

Apparently, Samsung signed a deal with Qualcomm for first availability of the latest processors, and only after the unveiling of the Galaxy S8 will other smartphone makers be able to roll out their handsets with the latest Snapdragon processor.

One report also claims that the Xiaomi Mi 6 premium model, with a Snapdragon 835 processor will unveil in May when the availability of the chip should be made available for all. With that being said, there will be three versions of the Xiaomi Mi 6 handset.

In line with specs, the most premium version of the Xiaomi Mi 6 is expected to feature a Quad HD 2K OLED display with dual curved edges, 6GB of RAM speed, 256GB of internal storage, and a dual rear camera setup.

The most basic model will offer a 4GB of RAM speed, and 64GB of internal storage capacity.
Previous leaks disclosed that the smartphone will pack a 4000mAh battery and be priced at around CNY 2,499.

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