In India, Xiaomi has officially started rolling out press invites for its Redmi 6-Series launch. And worldwide, rumors related to Redmi Note 6 Pro are gaining pace.
A Weibo leakster, who has been associated with Xiaomi leaks in the past, has let out that the Redmi Note 6 Pro India variant could feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 mobile platform. The post on Chinese micro-blogging site also reveals that the Redmi 6 Pro could come in two memory and storage options: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM+64GB storage.
What’s interesting is that an hour later the post was pulled down, but not before we documented some screenshots.
Can Xaiomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Come with Snapdragon 660?
Well, if you analysis recent pattern in Xiaomi phones, you will find that the Chinese smartphone maker uses the same chipset in multiple devices. For instance, the Redmi Note 4 (review), Redmi Note 5 (review), Xiaomi Mi A1 (review), Xiaomi Mi Max 2 and Redmi Y2 (review), Redmi 6 Pro – all houses the same Snapdragon 625 chipset.
Recently with Mi A2 (review), Xiaomi has upgraded its mid-tier to Snapdragon 660, therefore, it is plausible that the company could pass on the same chip to Redmi Note 6 Pro.
It is also worth mentioning that the Snapdragon 660 is not exactly a new chipset as it has been around for almost 2 years now. It’s just that OEMs have started employing it in their devices only recently. As the chipset gets older, Qualcomm slashes there prices and they become more affordable to smartphone makers.
Since Redmi Note 6 Pro has already started making rounds of certification websites, we could see it go official sooner than expected.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi Note 6 certified by ECC
Recently the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi Note 6 were spotted on Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) confirming their existence. Although, the EEC listing hasn’t revealed much about the phones apart from their model numbers. Both the Redmi Note 6 and the Redmi Note 6 Pro appears as the model numbers M1806E7TG and M1806E7TH in the EEC listing.
That’s not all, both the Redmi Note 6 and Redmi Note 6 Pro recently also made a visit to FCC and Taiwan’s NCC certification sites as well.