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Xiaomi Redmi 6

Xiaomi has finally unveiled two new smartphones namely Xiaomi Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6A at a launch event held in China today. The Redmi 6 is a successor to the Redmi 5 which was launched in March this year, while the Redmi 6A inherits Xiaomi’s entry-level budget series.

Redmi 6 starts at 799 yuan which is around Rs. 8,500 while the affordable Redmi 6A starts from a price tag of 599 yuan which roughly translates to Rs.6,000. Let’s discuss each of them in detail.

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Redmi 6

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 sports a 5.45-inch display, smaller than the Redmi 5 and comes with a resolution of HD+ (1440×720 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display is surrounded by thick bezels on top and bottom as revealed earlier in a poster.

Under the hood, it is powered by Mediatek Helio P22 SoC clocked at 2GHz and fabricated on the 12nm Finfet process. It comes equipped with the Neuropilot AI processing which helps in performing AI related tasks similar to the Helio P60. The Redmi 6 is claimed to be 48% more powerful than the Redmi 5 which runs on Snapdragon 450 Chipset. It is expected to come with Snapdragon 625 in India.

Redmi 6 Gold


Talking about the cameras, the Redmi 6 features a Dual 12MP + 5MP Camera setup at the back along with a fingerprint scanner and a 5MP AI driven Selfie Camera at the front which supports portrait mode and Facial recognition based Unlock feature.

The device runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and is available in 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB Combinations priced at 799 yuan (roughly Rs.8,000) and 999 yuan (roughly Rs.11,000) respectively.

Redmi 6 Specifications

  • 5.45 inch HD+ display
  • Mediatek A22 SoC
  • 3/4GB RAM
  • 32/64GB internal storage
  • 12+5MP dual rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 3000mAh battery

Redmi 6A

The Xiaomi Redmi 6A comes with the same 5.45-inch HD+ Display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. This is the first smartphone to sport the Mediatek Helio A22 SoC clocked at 2.0 GHz which is a Quad Core Chipset based on 12nm FinFet process. Xiaomi claims it to perform better than the Snapdragon 425 on Redmi 5A.

Coming to the optics department, the Redmi 6A comes with a single 13MP Shooter with an aperture of f/2.2 and a LED flash at the back while a 5MP f/2.2 shooter is given at the front for Selfies.

It is available in only one variant that comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard Storage. Similar to the Redmi 6, the Redmi 6A runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo as well. The price for Redmi 6A is kept 599 yuan which roughly translates to Rs.6,000, same as the Redmi 5A.

The sales for Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6A will start from June 15 in China. There is no exact confirmation about Indian launch date as of now. Till then, Stay tuned for more updates.

Redmi 6A Specifications

  • 5.45 inch HD+ display
  • Mediatek A22 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 3000mAh battery

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