According to a new rumor out of China, the Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship smartphone is going to be released next month. The Mi 6 will apparently be launched in China on the 16th of April, which would make it the first Chinese smartphone to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Another key detail revealed by the latest rumor is that Xiaomi will not be underclocking the Snapdragon 835 chipset on the Mi 6. Some of you might remember that some versions of the Mi 5 last year came with an underclocked Snapdragon 820 chipset. In the camera department, the source of the new rumor claims the Mi 6 will be equipped with a camera similar to the new Xperia XZ Premium. If the info is indeed accurate, then the Mi 6 could have a 19MP Sony Exmor RS rear camera with 960fps slow-motion video recording capability.
As for specs, the Mi 6 is tipped to feature a 5.2-inch LCD display with 2.5D glass on top. A ceramic body variant is rumored as well, which will be priced at a premium when compared to the standard models. The base variant with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard memory is expected to be priced at 1999 Yuan ($290). The top end version with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage will cost 2500 Yuan ($362).