Xiaomi Mi 6 follows iPhone 7, ditches headphone jack

Xiaomi Mi 6 follows iPhone 7, ditches headphone jack

Xiaomi‘s Mi 6 was just announced towards the end of last month and while it does have capable specs like a dual rear camera and top of the line chipset, it lacks a feature that might be a deal-breaker for some — it has no headphone jack.


The move similar to Apple’s iPhone 7 was reportedly because of the same reason — to make space for other better components. In this case, Xiaomi decided to let go of the audio jack for a bigger 3350mAh battery. The company also said that audio using the Type-C is getting more and more common and it provides ‘excellent sound quality’.

The previous Mi 5 had only 3000mAh capacity and the two phones don’t differ much in size. Apart from Type-C, the Mi 6 also utilizes Bluetooth connectivity for wireless music.

Xiaomi Mi 6 specs:
5.15-inch display
4-sided 3D glass build (Ceramic model)
2.4GHz Snapdragon 835 CPU
Adreno 540 GPU
64GB/128GB internal storage
12MP dual rear cameras (wide-angle + telephoto)
Fingerprint scanner
4G+ up to 600Mbps download
3350mAh battery
Dual speakers
NFC with Mi Pay
Android 7.1 OS with MIUI

Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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