If you are in the market for a new flagship phone with the latest hardware specs and features, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is one phone worth looking at.
Released in April, the Xiaomi Mi 6 has been available in Kenya for a while now. At launch, the phone’s price tag stood at Ksh 55,499, however, you can now have it for a discounted price of Ksh 49,999, leaving you with a cool Ksh 5,500 to start off the weekend in style.
What makes this deal a must-have is the fact that Xiaomi Mi 6 boasts the same hardware specs you find on the likes of OnePlus 5, Samsung Galaxy S8, HTC U11 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium, but none of these phones come on the cheap.
For Ksh 49,999, you’ll be getting a true flagship phone with a beautiful four-sided curved glass and metal design that is also splash resistant. Running the show is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor clocked at 2.45GHz and this powerful chipset is paired with a 6GB RAM. The storage capacity stops at 64GB with no room for expanding it, but if this is too small for you, there’s a 128GB variant available at a slightly higher price of Ksh 56,999.
The display size is decent at 5.15 inches and in terms of resolution, you get a battery-saving Full HD panel. Keeping the Xiaomi Mi 6 alive is a 3350mAh battery unit that comes with support for Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology via the latest USB Type-C port.
Photogenic folks will enjoy donning the Mi 6 thanks to the impressive dual 12MP+12MP setup on the back panel. The main sensor has an aperture of f/1.8 while the second sensor has an aperture of f/2.6 and supports 2x lossless optical zoom. Being a flagship phone, the Xiaomi Mi 6 also features 4-axis OIS, PDAF, dual-tone LED flash, HDR and support for 4K video recording. For selfies, you get a decent 8MP shooter that also supports 1080p video recording.
In terms of software, the Mi 6 has Android 7.1.1 Nougat running the show out of the box, but this has a customized MIUI 8.0 skin on top, which takes away the stock Android experience. If you enjoy listening to music, the phone has dual stereo speakers that deliver the best audio experience, but you might not enjoy the fact that there’s no 3.5mm audio jack, instead, you’ll have to use the same USB-C port used for charging the phone. The fingerprint scanner is front mounted and you also get support for 4G LTE and the latest Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
For those looking to get the latest hardware specs, features and top-notch photography without paying the huge price tag slammed on the likes of Samsung Galaxy S8, HTC U11, OnePlus 5 or even Apple iPhone 7 Plus, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is a great option at this price. The phone is exclusive to Avechi and if interested, hit the link below to grab one.