Xiaomi has today unveiled three affordable smartphones for its Indian customers, at an event held in New Delhi. Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 Pro, and Redmi 6 were earlier launched in China, and their Indian variants will soon hit the market shelves.

Out of the three variants, the Redmi 6 is the only one with Dual 4G VoLTE support.

While Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A have predecessors- Redmi 5 and Redmi 5A respectively, Xiaomi has launched Redmi 6 Pro keeping the power users in mind.

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Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6A Features

Redmi 6 Highlights

  • 5.45-inch HD+ display
  • 3000mAh, full day battery life
  • Better chipset performance

Redmi 6 sports a 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and 2.5D curved glass screen. It has no notch, and a brushed metallic finish similar to that on Redmi 5. The phone succeeds Redmi 5 specification wise. A 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU assistance powers the smartphone. The processor comes with improved performance and battery management features over Redmi 5.

Android 8.1 Oreo with Redmi’s MIUI 9.6 skin layer imparts user interface to this smartphone. This will be upgraded to MIUI 10 soon. A 3000mAh battery with full day battery life, and improved fuel backup with respect to call time, music playback and video playback perspective powers the device.

In terms of camera, the phone houses a rear dual camera setup of 12MP+5MP, and offers Electronic image stabilization for video recording. The superior of the two cameras has 1.25μm pixel size. Both the cameras are coupled with a single LED Flash. For the Front camera, a 5MP selfie snapper is present, with AI portrait and AI beautify modes.

Connectivity features on Redmi 6 board comprise Dual-SIM (nano), 4G VoLTE, dual VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, fingerprint sensor, AI Face unlock, AI voice assistant, Mi band unlock, smart unlock, and dual standby.

Colour options available on this phone include Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Blue.

 

 

 

Redmi 6 Pro Highlights

  • Snapdragon 625 SoC
  • 4000mAh, two day battery life
  • 5.84 inch display with notch

Redmi 6 Pro sports the largest screen among the three, with 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ display and 18:9 aspect ratio, along with 2.5D curved glass screen. It has a notch, that can be hidden by toggle settings. This is the first Redmi phone to feature a notch based display, and attempts to bring notch design to budget segment. The phone features a premium aluminium finish, and has no particular predecessor.

A decent Snapdragon 625 chipset powers the smartphone, which is rare on an affordable mobile.

Android 8.1 Oreo with Redmi’s MIUI 9.6 skin layer imparts user interface to this smartphone. This will be upgraded to MIUI 10 soon.

A 4000mAh battery with two day battery life, and improved fuel backup with respect to call time, music playback and video playback perspective powers the device. The device is mainly pitched for power users.

In terms of camera, the phone houses a rear dual camera setup of 12MP Sony IMX486 (1.25 micron pixel size) + 5MP Samsung sensor, and offers Electronic image stabilization for video recording. The camera setup is similar to Redmi Note 5 Pro. The superior among the two cameras offers PDAF and f/2.2 aperture.

Both the cameras are coupled with a single LED Flash. For the Front camera, a 5MP selfie snapper is present, with AI portrait and AI beautify modes.

Connectivity features on Redmi 6 Pro board comprises Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS+GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, Fingerprint sensor, and IR Blaster, Mi band unlock, smart unlock, and dual standby.

Colour options available on this device are Black, Gold, Blue and Red. 

Redmi 6A Highlights

  • 3000mAh battery, with better performance
  • Improved chipset performance over predecessor
  • 5.45-inch HD+ display

Redmi 6A sports a 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+, 18:9, 2.5D curved glass display. It has no notch, and a brushed metallic finish similar to that on Redmi 5A. The phone succeeds Redmi 5A specification wise.

A 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor powers the smartphone. The processor comes with improved performance and battery management features over Redmi 5A.

Android 8.1 Oreo with Redmi’s MIUI 9.6 skin layer imparts user interface to this smartphone. This will be upgraded to MIUI 10 soon. A 3000mAh battery with full day battery life, and improved fuel backup with respect to call time, music playback and video playback fuels the device. This new improved battery offers better power efficiency, better thermal performance, and better user experience than before.

In terms of camera, the Redmi 6A houses a single 13MP rear camera with PDAF and LED Flash assistance. The rear camera offers Electronic image stabilization that makes automatic correction of shakes and jitters during video recording. As for the front camera, the phone features a 5MP selfie snapper, with AI portrait and AI beautify modes.

Connectivity features on Redmi 6A board comprises Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, dual VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, fingerprint sensor, AI Face unlock, and AI voice assistant, dual standby, Mi band unlock, and smart unlock.

Colour options available on this phone include Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Blue. 

 

Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6A Price

Below is the pricing detail for all the variants of new Redmi 6-series phones. While the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A will be Flipkart exclusive devices, Redmi 6 Pro will retail exclusively via Amazon.

  • Redmi 6 Pro 4GB+64GB- Rs. 12,999
  • Redmi 6 Pro 3GB+32GB- Rs. 10,999
  • Redmi 6 3GB+64Gb- Rs. 9499
  • Redmi 6 3GB+32GB- Rs. 7,999
  • Redmi 6A 2GB+32GB- Rs. 6,999
  • Redmi 6A 2GB+16GB- Rs. 5,999

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Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi 6A Specifications

Model Redmi 6 Redmi 6A Redmi 6 Pro
Display 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display 5.84-inch FHD+ 19:9 IPS display
Processor 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor 2.0GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
RAM 3GB 2GB 3GB/4GB
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB, expandable to 256GB (microSD) 16GB, expandable to 128GB (microSD) 32GB/64GB, expandable up to 256GB (microSD)
Software Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.6 (will be updated to MIUI 10) Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.6 (will be updated to MIUI 10) Android 8.1 Oreo- MIUI 9.6 (will be updated to MIUI 10)
Primary Camera 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, secondary 5MP camera, Electronic image stabilization 13MP, PDAF, LED Flash, Electronic image stabilization 12MP+5MP AI dual rear camera, LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2aperture, Electronic image stabilization
Secondary Camera 5MP, AI portrait mode, AI beautify mode 5MP, AI portrait mode, AI beautify mode 5MP
Dimensions and Weight 147.46×71.49×8.3mm; Weight: 146g 147.46×71.49×8.3mm; Weight: 145g 149.33×71.68×8.75mm; Weight: 178g
Battery 3000mAh 3000mAh Battery 4000mAh built-in battery
Others Dual-SIM (nano), 4G VoLTE, dual VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, fingerprint sensor, AI Face unlock, AI voice assistant, Mi band unlock, smart unlock, dual standby Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, dual VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, fingerprint sensor, AI Face unlock, and AI voice assistant, dual standby, Mi band unlock, smart unlock Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS+GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, Fingerprint sensor, and IR Blaster, Mi band unlock, smart unlock, dual standby
Price 3GB+64Gb- Rs. 9499/ 3GB+32GB- Rs. 7,999 2GB+32GB- Rs. 6,999/ 2GB+16GB- Rs. 5,999 4GB+64GB- Rs. 12,999/ 3GB+32GB- Rs. 10,999

 

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