New rumor reveals Xiaomi Mi 6 launch date

03 March 2017

According to a new rumor out of China, the Xiaomi Mi 6 will be launched around mid-next month. Specifically, the rumor says the phone will be released on April 16.

Some other details were also tipped, such as the Mi 6 will be the first Chinese phone to pack in Snapdragon 835 SoC, and the chipset won't be under-clocked as some earlier rumors had suggested.

Other details that were revealed included a 5.2-inch LCD display with a 2.5D glass, a ceramic body variant, and Xperia XZ Premium-like camera.

As for pricing, the rumor notes the base variant will cost CNY 1,999 (around $290), while the top variant (6GB RAM + 128GB storage, and ceramic body) will set you back around CNY 2,500 ($365).