The way it went with Notes was that the use of a blockbuster chipset made all other minor flaws seem forgivable and gave them a clear-cut advantage. The Redmi Note 6 Pro lacks that killer punch and doesn’t shine beyond Redmi Note 5 Pro’s shadow. And that even makes it a little uninspiring.
The Note 6 Pro is essentially a refined version of the Note 5 Pro like OnePlus 6T is of OnePlus 6, and the biggest difference is the Notch – and it’s frankly a little late in the game for that. The Redmi Note 5 Pro users don’t have much reason for an upgrade.
At the same time, once the dust settles, this might not matter as much.
The chipset is still good enough to serve most of our needs, the camera is better than what the competition offers, and the big battery convenience is still there. And that should be enough for most people. Or for the first time buyers.
Meanwhile, we will be waiting for the promised Xiaomi’s SD 675 phone which we expect to launch in early 2019.read more →