Xiaomi has launched a new Hatsune Miku Limited Edition variant of the Mi 6X in China today. The new variant comes with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage; Xiaomi has priced the new variant at 2099 Yuan (approx. Rs 22,020). For the unaware, the standard variant of the Mi 6X with 6GB RAM/64GB of storage costs 1799 Yuan (approx. Rs 18,884). For the additional asking price, Xiaomi will be bundling the device in a special package which consists of a custom Hatsune Miku case and a 10000mAh power bank. Furthermore, the Hatsune Miku logo will be engraved on the rear side of the Limited Edition variant. Xiaomi has the tradition of launching a special variant of Hatsune Miku every year. Last year, it launched the Redmi 4X Hatsune Miku variant and this year, it launched the Mi 6X. Xiaomi launches these special edition variants in collaboration with the Japan Crypton Future Media.
Besides the new paint job and special retail packaging, the specifications of the smartphone are similar to the standard variant. Xiaomi is already selling the Mi 6X in five different colours- Black, Red, Gold, Blue and Rose Gold. As the name itself suggests, the Mi 6X Hatsune Miku variant is a limited edition and will be produced in limited quantities.
The Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Limited Edition comes with a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display, carrying a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is fuelled by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform and comes in 4GB/6GB of RAM with 32GB/64GB of internal storage. The Mi 6X offers a 20MP primary shooter on the rear, which is paired with a 12MP shooter. A 20MP shooter is present on the front side for selfies and video calls.
The Mi 6X lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack, and one has to rely on the USB Type-C port for listening audio through a wired headset. The smartphone is backed by a 3010mAh battery, and it boots MIUI 9.5-based Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. It's expected that the Mi 6X will be launched as Mi A2 in international markets with stock Android on board.