Xiaomi’s Android One phone for 2018

Xiaomi has recently confirmed that it will be holding a launch event on April 25 to announce a new phone. There is a high possibility that the company may launch the rumored Xiaomi Mi 6X smartphone as it has been already certified by the China’s TENAA telecom regulatory body.

Xaiomi Mi6 X China Invite

The Mi A1 turned out to be a fantastic phone in the budget segment, offering a great design, powerful specs, and pure Android. The phone itself was a rebranded variant of the Mi 5X with Android One instead of Xiaomi’s MIUI. Similarly, the Xaiomi 6X will be rebranded as Mi A2 for global markets.
Folks at XDA Developers have obtained some firmware files that are claimed to be related to the Xiaomi Mi 6X.

Xaiomi Mi 6X

The firmware files of the Xiaomi Mi 6X have revealed that it is powered by Snapdragon 660 chipset that clocks at 2.0 GHz and it will be equipped with an LCD display. According to the TENAA listing, it features a 5.99-inch screen that offers Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels.
For photography, it is equipped with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.8 aperture.  The front side of the phone features an LED equipped with 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture. The Mi 6X will support 4K resolution video shooting at 30 fps and it will also include Portrait Mode. However, the handset will be lacking support for optical zoom.

The Xiaomi Mi 6x will be running on Android 8.1 Oreo. It lacks NFC support, but it includes support for IR blaster.

According to the TENAA listing, the Mi 6X will be come in three models such as 4 GB RAM + 32 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage with no support for microSD card. It includes a 2,910mAh battery that is expected to carry support for fast charging. It measures 148.88 x 75.54 x 7.3 mm and  weighs 166 grams. It is unlikely to feature a 3.5mm audio jack. Its USB-C port could be used for charging and connecting wired earphones.