During fierce competition in smartphone market, Xiaomi MI6 has become the best rival of Huawei P10 and Samsung Galaxy S8, and it also has become the competitor of its own brands, such as Xiaomi MI MIX and Xiaomi MI6. In order to solve your confusion about which one is better between Xiaomi MI6 and Xiaomi Mi Note 2, we will make detailed comparison to let you know.
Xiaomi MI Note 2 was released on October 25, 2016, aiming at large screen, which is the first dual curved screen smartphone, but Xiaomi MI6 has been released on April 19, 2017, equipped with dual rear camera, which is the first Snapdragon 835 processor smartphone in China.
According to specs, Xiaomi MI6 aims small screen, and the processor, camera, price will have more advantages than Xiaomi MI Note 2, but Xiaomi MI Note 2 has more merits in large screen, battery.
Xiaomi MI6 has three versions, standard, advanced, and ceramic version, three versions all are powered by Snapdragon 835 processor and RAM 6GB, the main difference is in storage and material.
Xiaomi MI6 standard version: ROM 64GB and Glass body, 2,499 yuan, $400,
Xiaomi MI6 Advanced version: ROM 128GB,and Glass Body at 2,899 yuan, $483
Xiaomi MI6 Prime version: ROM 128GB and Ceramic Body, 2,999 yuan, $500.
Xiaomi MI Note 2 also has three versions, including standard version, advanced version and global version.
Xiaomi MI Note 2 standard version: RAM 4GB ROM 64GB at 2,799 yuan, $466
Xiaomi MI Note 2 Advanced version: RAM 6GB ROM 128GB at 3,299 yuan, $549
Xiaomi MI Note 2 Global version: RAM 6GB ROM 128GB, 6 module, 37 frequency, 3,499 yuan, $583
In terms of price, Xiaomi MI Note 2 is 300 yuan $50 more expensive than Xiaomi MI6.
In terms of design, Xiaomi MI6 and Xiaomi MI Note 2 both adopts glass body and mid-frame metal design. Xiaomi MI6 Prime version adopts ceramic material, which a little higher than glass. Although the design material is same, but Xiaomi MI6 and Xiaomi MI Note 2 have some difference in design style.
Xiaomi MI6 aims at small screen, dual curved glass, ceramic and stainless mid-frame metal, available for jet blue, jet black, jet white and jet silver. It is equipped with 2.5D curved glass, under the glass it has ripe fingerprint scanner on its home button without port.
Xiaomi MI6 back
On the back, it has four curved glass and ceramic body, dual rear camera, four curved back cover, equipped with good visual effect, in addition, it has good holding experience, in addition, Xiaomi MI6 first cancelled 3.5mm earphone jack, equipped with anti-water-splashing.
But Xiaomi MI Note 2 focuses on large screen, adopting glass and metal frame,coming with jet black and glacier silver two colors, it has 3D curved glass and thin frame, under the screen, it adopts a semi-circular fingerprint scanner on the home button.
On the back, Xiaomi MI Note 2 back still adopts 3D curved glass cover, the dual 3D symmetrical design and metal frame connect perfectly, it has good effect in holding feeling and visual effect. A little difference is that Xiaomi MI Note 2 doesn’t have ceramic back cover. In addition, Xiaomi MI Note 2 has kept 3.5mm earphone jack.
According to design comparison, Xiaomi MI Note 2 with dual curved 3D glass is more charming than MI6. But in details, Xiaomi MI6 has improved a lot like ceramic back cover, cancelling the earphone jack, support waterproof splashing. So the craftsmanship has been improved.
In terms of performance, Xiaomi MI6 is powered by latest Snapdragon 835 Octa core processor, compared with Xiaomi MI Note 2 with Snapdragon 821 SoC, Xiaomi MI6 has more advantages.
Xiaomi MI6 uses 10nm processing, Snapdragon 835 Octa core processor, compared the previous generation, it has lower power consumption. But Xiaomi MI Note 2 adopts Snapdragon 821 Quad core processor, based on 14nm, its performance still belongs to high-end level. Compared with Snapdragon 835 processor, you can check their Antutu to know its overall performance.
Xiaomi MI6 Antutu
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Antutu
So we can see Xiaomi mi6 performance is better than Xiaomi MI Note 2. MI6 got over 180,000 points, but MI Note 2 is less than 150,000 points.
In terms of current situation, Xiaomi MI Note 2 also belongs to high-end level, which can play large games and run apps at the same time, which has no big difference from MI6. The advantage of MI6 is to bring lower power consumption for better battery life.
Xiaomi MI6 has dual rear camera, supporting 4 axis OIS, and human image mode, which is a very excellent photographing smartphone, but Xiaomi MI Note 2 only has single camera, although it has good performance in camera, it is not outstanding, so Xiaomi MI6 can win in camera.
Xiaomi MI6 is built in 3350mAh battery, but Xiaomi MI Note 2 comes with 4070mAh battery, in theory, Xiaomi MI Note 2 has more advantages, but due to Xiaomi MI6 smaller screen, and lower power consumption of Snapdragon 835, so in battery life, Xiaomi MI6 will not be worse than MI Note 22. It can support one day for heavy use, and two days for light use.
In network, Xiaomi MI6 and Xiaomi MI Note 2 both support netcom 3.0, same network frequency, but Xiaomi MI Note 2 global version can support 6 module and 37 frequency, which can support more network, which can be used globally. As for which one you should choose, if you like small screen, higher performance, better camera, you can consider Xiaomi MI6 first, otherwise, you can choose larger screen phone, Xiaomi MI Note 2.Right now Xiaomi MI6 flash sale from Gearbest only costs $469.99, limited in 65 Pieces, Xiaomi Mi Note 2 at $409.99, limited in 41 Pieces.
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