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Xiaomi doing another Hatsune Miku special edition, this time of the Mi 6X

By Jules Wang June 26, 2018, 10:17 pm

Xiaomi is about to run another special edition smartphone in China and it involves bringing in one of Japan’s biggest (digital) voices… again.

A Hatsune Miku edition of the Xiaomi Mi 6X, which is expected to debut worldwide as the Android One-running Mi A2, has been leaked on Twitter with main wallpaper image and a physical profile.

The appealing shade of pale turquoise will be standard for anyone who knows anything about anime-style mascot Hatsune Miku, a synthetic singing voice available to manipulate on the music compositing program Vocaloid. Last year around Valentine’s Day, Miku was emblazoned on a special edition Mi Note 4X in a chibi form.

The posted price of ¥2,099 ($319) is ¥100 more than the normal top spec variant, so if Xiaomi is worth its scruples, this should land buyers with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

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