Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker has today extended their portfolio of ‘Redmi’ series by announcing the budget oriented Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A at the company’s product launch event held in China, Beijing. the Redmi 6 is successor to the company’s last year offering Redmi 5. while, the Redmi 6A succeeded Redmi 5A. In this article, we have included all the information related to Redmi 6. to know more about Redmi 6A click here.
The Highlight feature of the device is 5.45-inch HD+ display 18:9 display, dual rear cameras with AI-based features and MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo update.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 sports a polycarbonate back panel and bears a 5.45-inch (1440 × 720p) HD+ 18:9 display with 2.5D curved glass, 1000:1 contrast ratio and screen-to-body ratio of 80.7-percent. is is powered by an 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 12 nm processor paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. the device comes with 32GB/64GB of on-board storage and supports storage expansion up-to 256GB via a separate MicroSD card slot. the device runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo update which will be upgraded to MIUI 10 when available. it is backed by an 3,000 mAh battery capacity. the device also comes with Xiaomi’s, Xiao AI assistant which was first introduced last year in Xiaomi’s smart speaker. it is expected to available for other devices via MIUI update over-the-air. the AI Assistant is limited to the company’s Home market in an attempt to provide users with best experience.
In the camera department, the device sports a dual rear camera setup stacked horizontally with a combination of 12-megapixel rear primary sensor with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, F/2.2 aperture, and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor which capture depth information for Portrait shots. on the front, there’s an 5-megapixel front-facing selfie shooter with F/2.2 aperture,1.12-micron pixels and Face Unlock technology. both, the front and rear cameras supports (Artificial Intelligence) AI-based features.
Connectivity option includes Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, dual microphones, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB 2.0. it also on-boards accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, infrared, proximity sensor and fingerprint sensor (on back) – the device measures at 147.5×71.5×8.3 mm and weights at 146 grams.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pricing & Availability
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is priced at CNY 799 (approx. Rs. 8,500) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant and at CNY 999 (approx. Rs. 10,500) for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. the device will go on sale in China starting from 10.00AM CST on June, 15 in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold color options.
Source – Xiaomi