Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Special Edition: Images, Price, Specifications surface ahead of launch


Xiaomi took wraps off two new smartphones—Redmi 6 Pro and Mi Pad 4—in China yesterday. Now, it seems like the Chinese smartphone maker is gearing up for the yet another smartphone launch. It was reported yesterday that Xiaomi is aiming to launch the Hatsune Miku Special Edition of the Mi 6X on July 3. Earlier today, a teaser was revealed on Weibo which pointed towards a launch on June 28.

Ahead of the official launch date, renders of the Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Special Edition have been revealed. The smartphone is priced at CNY 2,099 (approximately, Rs. 21,700) in China. It could be released on June 28 in the country.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Special Edition: Images

Going by the images, we can see that the phone’s colour scheme and graphics are similar to that of the Redmi Note 4X Hatsune Miku Special Edition, which Xiaomi had announced last year. However, there’s one change: Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Special Edition has a Hatsune Miku icon at its rear. At the front, the phone will retain the White finish.

Hatsune Miku is the name of a Vocaloid (singing voice synthesizer software) which features a 16-year-old girl with a long twin tail. Inspired by this popular Japanese software, Xiaomi is making the Speical Edition handset with the Hatsune Miku branding. Besides, the new colour finish at the rear, there’s no change in the the Mi 6X and the Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Special Edition variants.

Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Special Edition: Features, Specifications

The Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Special Edition smartphone features a 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen with Full HD+ resolution (2160×1080 pixels), 403ppi pixel density, 18:9 aspect ratio, and 1500:1 contrast ratio. The phone uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 512 GPU. It packs 6GB of RAM, 128GB internal storage, and a microSD card slot for storage expansion. On the software front, the handset runs Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.5 interface.

The smartphone features a 12MP+20MP dual-camera setup with PDAF, dual-tone LED flash, Bokeh Mode, HDR, AI Scene Recognition, and 4K video recording. For selfies and video calling, there is a 20MP shooter (Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture lens) at the front. This front-facing camera offers AI Smart Beauty 4.0, AI Scene recognition, and AI-powered bokeh effect. The phone has a dual-SIM card slot, 4G LTE + VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, IR emitter, and a USB Type-C port. A 3010 mAh battery powers the phone, and supports Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging.