Speculation surrounding the Xiaomi Mi 6 suggests the phone will be sold in a regular and Plus variant when it finally goes official. A new leak now backs up this assertion via a detailed specs list for each version. There are also a couple of live shots of the handset floating around online.
Interestingly, the Weibo-sourced specifications list claims that both iterations will run on a Snapdragon 835 processor. Previous reports had hinted that the basic Mi 6 might have to make do with a Snapdragon 821 SoC because of SD835 availability issues.
As per the leak, the Mi 6 will sport a 5.15-inch 1080p display, dual-SIM card support, a 3200mAh battery, Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI 8, an Adreno 540 GPU, 4GB/6GB of RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB of ROM, a 19MP Sony IMX400 rear camera, and an 8MP selfie snapper.
One the other hand, the bigger Mi 6 Plus could get the benefit of a 5.7-inch full HD screen, a 4500mAh battery, Android 7.0 Nougat-based MIUI 8, 6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of ROM, dual 12MP Sony IMX362 primary shooters, and an 8MP Ultrapixel front-facing lens.
The Mi 6 Plus’ twin camera system has been highlighted in previous reports. The fresh set of live images serve as additional proof of this feature since the device in the photos has two shooters side-by-side on the back next to a dual-LED flash unit. Another photo depicts the front panel of the handset.
Some believe that one of the cutouts seen on top is an iris scanner. Coincidentally, a leaked teaser of an eye emerged online recently, suggesting that Xiaomi might be working on such a tool for the Mi 6.