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Xiaomi has been very busy in the past few months. It launched an enhanced version of the Mi 5 called the Xiaomi Mi 5s along with the Mi 5s Plus. Following it, came the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and the gigantic Mi Mix - a concept smartphone with an almost bezel-less display.
Now, it appears as if the company is already working on its next flagship, the Xiaomi Mi 6 as an alleged prototype render of the device surfaced online. It's a bit early to predict what the smartphone will be bringing to the table when it launches sometime next year, possibly at the MWC, 2016.
However, according to several reports published online, here's what you should expect from the device.
Glass and ceramic build or metal body?
Xiaomi's Mi 5 was launched with a glass and ceramic body whereas, its enhanced variant, the Mi 5s featured an all metal body. It's unclear as of now to lock down on either of them. However, according to the recently leaked prototype images, it's more likely to come in a full metal body.
Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box
Xiaomi is already testing Android 7.0 Nougat for its current flagships. So, it's obvious that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will come with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. Of course, with a layer of MIUI on top (MIUI 9).
MediaTek Helio X30 processor or Snapdragon 835 chipset?
As cited on PhoneRadar, the Mi 6 may be powered by the deca-core MediaTek Helio X30 chipset. However, considering the fact that Xiaomi is unauthorised to sell smartphones with MediaTek chipset in India, it is more likely that it will be powered by Snapdragon 835 chipset.
It is also expected to come in two variants - one with 4GB of RAM and another with 6GB of RAM.
Dual camera setup?
Given the fact that Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus features a dual camera setup, it is highly likely that the Mi 6 will also come with a dual-setup camera. However, there are no reports to corroborate the same. So, for now, take it with a pinch of salt.
Support for Google DayDream VR tech
Considering the fact that smartphone will run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box, it should probably come with support for Google's DayDream VR tech. This also means an increase in display resolution form Full HD to QHD.