Due to the shortage in supply of Snapdragon 835 SoC by Qualcomm, Xiomi will launch its flagship Mi 6 with Snapdragon 821 first .
Touted to be launched on April 16, Xiaomi would not be able to get the promised Snapdragon 835 on time. So to give customers something they can meanwhile use, Xiaomi will launch snapdragon 821 in April followed by Snapgradon 835 in Mid May.
Lot of smartphone makers are facing the same issue. Earlier Sony and HTC both unveiled their new smartphones Xperia XZs and HTC U Ultra without the new Snapdragon 835 processor.