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Flagship Xiaomi Mi6 may sport 2.7GHz octa-core CPU and 6GB of RAM

by Josh Levenson | March 20, 2017March 20, 2017 10:00 am PDT

Later this year, Xiaomi is expected to launch its flagship smartphone of 2017, the Mi6, and now thanks to a leaked screenshot, it looks like we have some more information about its specifications.

The image, which was uploaded to Chinese social networking website Weibo, reveals that the handset may sport a 2.7GHz octa-core CPU, 6GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It could also ship running Android 7.0 Nougat.

Recent rumors point towards Xiaomi releasing three variants — Lite, Regular and Premium — of the Mi6, leading us to suspect that this screenshot pertains to the latter, which is said to have a ceramic body and be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor.

Whereas, the Lite and Regular models are believed to pack a Snapdragon 821 and a MediaTek Helio X30 CPU, respectively. In addition, both may sport 4GB of RAM and have a dual rear-facing camera configuration.

Relatively easy to falsify

However, it should go without saying that screenshots, like the one we’re seeing today, are relatively easy to falsify — so this latest leak needs to be taken with a considerable… Actually, scrap that. Hefty pinch of salt.


Josh Levenson

Josh Levenson is an avid technology enthusiast who writes news and the occasional how-to. He's also a self-proclaimed sneakerhead and has been an...