April 25 at the event in Beijing Xiaomi showed a new version of the smartphone, which in the Chinese market is called Mi 6X. This is a budget smartphone in the price segment up to $ 300, which by the characteristics corresponds to the flagships of other manufacturers, and if in China it works on the MIUI system from Xiaomi, then in the rest of the world it is released together with Google on pure Android by the Android One program . The company has not yet announced plans for the Mi 6X to enter the international market, but it is expected that it will happen and it will be called Mi A2.
In comparison with Mi A1 , where the dual camera consisted of 12 Mp + 12 Mp modules, there will be 20 Mp + 12 Mp in A2, and the front module also has a resolution of 20 Mp. The smartphone will receive the Snapdragon 660 processor (for the moment this is the only case when this processor is presented in such a low price segment), the battery is at 3010 mAh (slightly less than in the previous version), a slightly larger screen (5.99 in. Vs. 5 , 5 inches in the past generation), up to 6 GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of internal memory.
Prices are announced only in RMB: for the version with 4 GB of operating and 64 GB of embedded, the company will ask for 1599 yuan, for a model with 6 GB / 128 GB – 1999 yuan, and sales will start in China on April 27. Sales of the last generation in Russia began two months after the launch in China: the cheapest version of the Mi A1 cost 1499 yuan in China, and in Russia 18,990 rubles.