this is awesome Feature ready Mobile thank you for this review
Anonymous, 29 May 2017OLEDs are the most accurate screens in both miobiles: http://www.displaymate.com/Galaxy_S8_Sho... moreThe problem isn't that they're not accurate, they are. It is that they don't stay that way when you use them a lot outdoors (auto max).
lacks character in design. this phone looks more samsungish.. did xioami outsourced their manufacturing to samsung?
Anonymous, 29 May 2017"...you'll be lucky to get it for less than $600...."
in EU that means more like +700 euro w... moreIt's 480 euros exactly when using the option to ship from EU:
By far the best bang for buck phone if you are European.
OP5 will probably change that, depending on whether they'd use low battery again ...
jfsheikh, 29 May 2017Xiaomi pleaseee. just so that your batteries last longer, you are sacrificing screen size rati... moreNone of those are shortcoming , those are little things.
The four main things are battery, camera, autonomy, performance (I would add looks but that is very subjective).
In 3 out of 4 Mi 6 shines through and even in camera it's great.
The idea that it will fail because you can't think of having the 3.5 mm adapter connected to your headphones at all times ... Is weird at best.
If something has such an easy solution is not actually a problem.
Also ~3400 battery for that screen size is one of the best in the market. Possibly *the* best after Xiaomi's very redmi series...
jfsheikh, 29 May 2017Xiaomi pleaseee. just so that your batteries last longer, you are sacrificing screen size rati... moreHmm... I like small phones. The Xiaomi mi6+ is for those who need big phones or if you need reall big go for Xiaomi mi mix!
It is good that not all flagship phones Are not ridigilously Large...
"...you'll be lucky to get it for less than $600...."
in EU that means more like +700 euro with import taxes and VAT. Naah, IMHO a Honor 8 (the old non pro model) or an Oneplus 3T still looks better value for money to me.
I just can't justify spending over 500 euro on a phone anymore. Various incomes taxes in Europe are killing budgets way to fast for regular people. The last time I spend (slightly) about 500 euro on a phone was with the Nokia 808pureview. The Galaxy S5 that I bought later was heavily discounted when I bought it as the S6 was at that time released.
And recently I bought the Honor 8 for less than 400 euro. I predict that my future spending on phones will unfortunately be less than 400 euro :-(
Good times are over over here. :-(
Pity they ditched the 3.5mm jack as I (and many others) need it to connect the phone to my car's stereo. And, NO, bluetooth is NO option quality-wise and for convenience. The USB-C to audio plug is nice but useless if you use your phone, hooked up to the car's stereo, as combined satnav-device/MP3-player, particularly for onger trips.
The FHD-resolution is perfect for the size. Especially since LCD's have a standard RGB-matrix and are, thus, sharper then their AMOled nephews.
In fact it almost ticked all the bells that I'd want. Perhaps GSMArena can put the LTE-bands in the article too or at least tell us in which region the reviewed phones are usable. As the previous Mi5 was useless EU with regards to 4G.
Is this phone available at this price with warranty in EU or USA? No ... So 90-95% of people in those places will not pay attention/interest to buying Xiaomi.
Ascorth, 29 May 2017Yes2 their accurate color lolz.. Dude they are accurate just for months after you open the b... morecheers mate i'm with you,can' t actually understand why this guys want to post their idiotic commentaries about colors,calibrations,RGB,and so on.If they'll ever lay their hands on a proper DSLR mirrorless beast like,say,Fuji X-pro 2(my wet dream lately but about 5000$ short for a complete kit),they'll throw their smartphone whichever it is into a garbage,
Aspros, 29 May 2017You ve lost your temper man, you lost it. You must be ashamed of your self, I am sorry for you... moreAt least he replied you with some facts, yet you replied him with some normative b*llsh*t. And dont forget this is internet, people normally use swear words because some people failed too understand simple logic (like you) and then begin attacking personally without bringing another counter-argument. Don't wish people would believe you had S7 Edge and smart rich bla.. bla.. bla.. just because you said so. You are Cringy AF.
Smartphones Fan, 29 May 2017Front is copy of Huawei P10 and back is copy of iPhone 7 plusHow???? I think they come up first with Mi Note design which is announced in January 2015, and their design just became rounder after Mi 5. And that 2 xiaomi phones came earlier before ip 7 or huawei p10. U are definitive a Troll.
Smartphones Fan, 29 May 2017Front is copy of Huawei P10 and back is copy of iPhone 7 plusip7 plus has glass back? didn't Know that plus I didn't know it has flush lens assembly
Qwerty2017, 29 May 2017Like I said before, TYPICAL UNREASONABLE & DIE-HARD SAMBOY who spread the "anti-Chinese br... moreYou ve lost your temper man, you lost it. You must be ashamed of your self, I am sorry for you. I am sorry for your parents too, who have failed to educate you. I am not a Sammy fanboy, before the S7 edge, the last Samsung I had was the omnia 2. I am not a fanboy, you are, because you make it personal, you call me idiot and troll, whilst all i did, was express my opinion on this phone, not you. Are you the maker of this phone, I doubt, your intelligence wouldn't allow you considering your English (mind you, English is my 3rd language too) and your inability ta carry an argument without insulting. We have different opinions, you don't have to convince me, but you are not allowed to insult me though. I can hardly understand your points because of your pathetic English, but I did not insult you and tried to reason with you. But it appears that reason is beyond you... You are fanatic, chances are that you cannot afford a S8 and you want to convince your self and others that your compromises are superior, to the flagships you cannot own. This is why you took it personally​ and feel insulted. I forgive you if this is the case, it could be worse, it could be just because you have a miserable soul and poor manners...
Front is copy of Huawei P10 and back is copy of iPhone 7 plus
Aspros, 28 May 2017If you can't see that mi series has copied the edge series, you are blind. The edge series has... moreLike I said before, TYPICAL UNREASONABLE & DIE-HARD SAMBOY who spread the "anti-Chinese brand" BS...
-) No one (except u & other Samboy) CARES about "A copied B" shit anymore. Almost ALL smartphone makers, at one point, make "similar" design, since 99.9 percent smartphone produced are in full touchscreen candybar phone.
-) NO SMARTPHONE ARE MADE PERFECT, TROLL. Why? because, once one of those manufacturers made a "perfect" one, it WILL DEFINITELY DESTROY they current & upcoming sales! This, is also the reason WHY APPLE ONLY ADD FEW FEATURES IN THEIR NEWEST PRODUCTS, cuz they need to milked people of their money CONTINUOUSLY!
-) I, a Xiaomi fan? ofc not, TROLL. I'm Chinese brand fan. I love ALL Chinese brand who made cheap yet high product, such as Hisense, Alcatel, Acer, Xiaomi, OnePlus, ZUK, LeEco, and so on. I'm one of those people who think little of "brand power" and think highly of "mouth to mouth recommendation", as well as my own "scoring", which ALWAYS spot-on since I'd following Android smartphone since 2009, when most people, including my dad, still busy with Symbian.
-) Xiaomi Mi6 "recommended" initial price (6GB RAM, 64 GB ROM) is BELOW US$400 ($360 exactly). That 550 euros is, like I said, GRAY importer price. U pay the A LOT not for the phone, but for THEIR SERVICE!
Again, like I said before, NEVER buy Xiaomi flagship phone before AT LEAST 3 months later, when the hype has cooled down therefore the price will significantly dropped (that's MY first-hand experience when bought it from Aliexpress, as Aliexpress is, unlike Europe warehouse, don't charge like mad for a phone which hype was already over)
-) Do u think OLED or AMOLED is BETTER than IPS LCD overall? DEAD WRONG.
AMOLED use Pentile Diamond matrix which is WORSE than LCD which use RGB matrix when set to sRGB mode.
U said Mi5 display color looked washed out? IDIOT. U can't say that ALL Mi5 will have the same result, as Xiaomi have several supplier who stocked the display. Also, it's all PURE OPINION if u said "washed out", as my Mi5 pime display is good enough when I compared it with G5 display. The last, Samsung AMOLED characteristics from the OLD DAYS is ALWAYS have PUNCHY color reproduction, BUT this doesn't mean their display is the best, because PUNCHY colors strained eyes faster than "washed out" LCD, moreover Samsung's PUNCHY colors don't last long (I have Samsung 32' LED TV & 22' LED display, after a year of use, they look as "washed out" as any other LCD TV & display).
AMOLED also has burn-in effect, which means u need to change the display if u want to keep using ur phone for a long time, while LCD NEVER had those problem (pretty much like plasma TV vs. LCD TV pros and cons in the old days).
In short, it's all PURE FANBOY OPINION when "AMOLED is better than IPS LCD" BS involved.
BTW, IPS LCD panel used by Xiaomi flagship phone made by JDI/Sharp. It's by no means not cheap, but, compared to Samsung's AMOLED used by OnePlus, Apple, Meizu, and Samsung itself, it's still cheaper. For me, I still prefer IPS LCD over AMOLED/OLED used in Redmi Pro.
-) Yeah, u r one of those "Chinese = big bezels phone manufacturers" stereotype person.
U said Mi6 bezels are big? IDIOT TROLLS. FYI, phone with thin bezels are FRAGILE, and this is why MANY people, who used to say "hail thin bezels phone", is decreasing day by day, as one or two mm more bezels are cheap price if that means more sturdy phone which can take a drop and not broken to pieces!
-) "I expect xiaomi to copy the small bezel design next year, it is considered a premium feature and it does needs superior technology to happen. This is the reason cheap Chinese phones can't make one, ever", the #4 MOST IDIOTIC STATEMENTS
Did u live in MARS LAST YEAR? Did u NEVER, EVER heard about Mi Mix?
For me, and some others, the OST IMPORTANT problem is not "small bezels" BS, but sturdy chassis & backcover which can take a drop & severe scratch without problem.
-) "AMOLED does matter for the battery and contrast, it is superior and this is why apple is adopting it and cheap Chinese phones can't have it." #5 MORONIC STATEMENTS.
AMOLED DOES NOT MAKE A PHONE MORE BATTERY-SAVING THAN IPS LCD, MOREOVER IF U COMPARE AMOLED WITH LTPS IPS LCD, AMOLED IS MORE BATTERY-HUNGER, TROLL!
GET UR FACTS RIGHT! XIAOMI HAS PROVED IT WITH THEIR REDMI PRO, WHICH USE OLED DISPLAY, YET DOESN'T GET MORE SCREEN ON TIME BETTER THAN ANY REDMI NOTE EVER RELEASED!
-) "The Mi6 though is not cheap, it's a flagship!!"
Like I said, U ARE TROLL. those over 500 euro price tag is a price for GRAY importer which sold & have their warehouse in Europe. Buy it 3 months later, from Aliexpress, and u can see that u'r get ur ass ripped off by those Europe gray reseller because u can't wait a mere three-four months to get new smartphone, since the "recommended" price of Mi6 64GB version is below US$400!
Anonymous, 29 May 2017OLEDs are the most accurate screens in both miobiles: http://www.displaymate.com/Galaxy_S8_Sho... moreYes2 their accurate color lolz..
Dude they are accurate just for months after you open the box.. And later will got color tint, see your self about red tint on Samsung S8 lol
I'm Photographer, I review photo from IPS display camera, I calibrate my IPS screen macbook, Im calibrate with EIZO IPS screen from big print machine, calibrate with my beautiful IPS Dell monitor.
You talk about color accuracy but you never know what color accuracy about.
And one thing.. If you compare mi6 with S8, you are definitely need a cup of coffee.
Ascorth, 29 May 2017Dude, you are Oled fanboy.. Go ahead with your yellowish display after 1 years.
I still prefe... moreOLEDs are the most accurate screens in both miobiles: http://www.displaymate.com/Gal...otOut_01.htm
And TVs: https://www.digitaltrends.com/tv-reviews/lg-signature-oled65w7p-w7-series-oled-tv-review/
Really there is no other choice. They're merely hard to be made well, but that's different than saying that IPS is anywhere close.