【Tech News】Dual 20MP camera Xiaomi Mi 6X released - $253 in China

ByBrielle Wilson 2018-05-04 12110

On April 25th, Xiaomi launched a new generation of mid-range flagship mobile phone - Xiaomi Mi 6X in Wuhan University. Just $253 for sale in China.

Xiaomi Mi 6X red

Xiaomi Mi 6X still continues Xiaomi's cost-effective gene, configuration law-abiding, equipped with Snapdragon 660 AIE mobile platform, 20MP + 12MP dual rear camera, 20MP front self-timer lens, with 5.99 inch FHD + full screen, providing 5 colors.

Xiaomi Mi 6X 5 colors

"Willow waist" design

Xiaomi's president Lin Bin said Xiaomi Mi 6X is a flagship mobile phone designed for new retail. It is only 7.3mm thin, with a new "willow waist" waistline design, back curvature is more suitable for the palm. Mi 6X uses an all-metal body, equipped with nano-injection antenna belt, feels smooth.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Willow waist

5 colors, meet your needs

Xiaomi Mi 6X is equipped with USB Type-C data interface at the bottom of the fuselage, and the speaker openings on both sides are symmetrically arranged. Mi 6X offers Cherry Pink, Flame Red, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue, Jet Black five colors to satisfy your needs. Xiaomi Mi 6X uses a 5.99-inch FHD+ resolution display with a screen aspect ratio of 18:9.

Xiaomi Mi 6X 5 colors mode

12MP + 20MP dual rear camera

In terms of cameras, Xiaomi Mi 6X is equipped with 20MP + 12MP dual camera, of which 12MP are main camera, F1.75 large aperture, and the unit pixel area is as large as 1.25μm. The sub-camera is 20MP, and based on the quad-pixel synthesis technology in the ultra-light-sensing mode, the unit pixel area can reach 2μm, and the aperture is also F1.75.

Xiaomi Mi 6X dual rear camera

Xiaomi Mi 6X's AI scene camera can automatically identify up to 206 different shooting scenes for targeted optimization. Whether it is food photography or backlighting , the effect is better.

20MP front self-timer lens with soft light

20MP front self-timer lens, and the rear sub-camera is the same paragraph, also supports ultra-sensitive mode through the four-in-one pixel synthesis technology, the unit pixel area is synthesized to 2μm, so the dark light self-timer experience is better, at the same time Xiaomi Mi 6X is equipped with a front soft light for natural fill light. The front camera of the Mi 6X supports AI single-focus bokeh, and it can also shoot double portraits with a single camera.

Xiaomi Mi 6X camera

Xiao AI intelligent voice assistant

Xiaomi Mi 6X built-in Xiao AI intelligent voice assistant, you can use the voice to manipulate the phone to help you do a lot of things, such as counting, sending Wechat massage to others and so on. Also, Xiaomi Mi 6X supports AI face unlocking.

Snapdragon 660 AIE mobile platform

Xiaomi Mi 6X equipped with Snapdragon 660 AIE mobile platform, CPU frequency up to 2.2GHz, security AnTuTu Benchmark more than 139,000 points. Mi 6X built-in 3010mAh battery, based on artificial intelligence algorithm to do a number of power-saving optimization, while also supporting Qualcomm QC 3.0 fast charge, peak power 18W.

Xiaomi Mi 6X price in China:

4GB + 64GB
6GB + 64GB
6GB + 128GB


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Xiaomi Mi 6X specification:

Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Body Dimensions 158.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm (6.25 x 2.97 x 0.29 inch)
Weight 168g (5.93oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 512
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 128GB, 6GB RAM or 64GB, 4/6GB RAM
Camera Primary 12MP + 20MP, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Secondary 20MP, 1080p, Auto-HDR
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5


Fast battery charging 5V/2A (Quick Charge 3.0)
Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
Photo/video editor
Document viewer
Battery   Non-removable Li-Ion 3010 mAh battery
Colors   Cherry Pink, Flame Red, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue, Jet Black



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