Xiaomi has launched Redmi 6 series which is successsor to successful Redmi 5 in China. Two phones announced today are Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A. Both the phones sport a 5.45inch HD+ display 18:9 aspect ratio display (1440 × 720 pixels) with 80.7% screen-to-body ratio. Both the phones run on Android 8.1 Oreo with layer of MIUI 9. Both the phones are packed with 3000mAh battery.
For security, Redmi 6 has fingerprint sensor on the back and face unlock feature whereas the Redmi 6A does not have fingerprint sensor or face unlock. Both the phones have similar design and have a polycarbonate back panel with a brushed metal surface. Both the phones support Dual SIM and have Infrared sensor.
Redmi 6 is powered by 12nm Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC (MT6762) clocked at 2GHz and paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage and alternatively with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be extended upto 128GB via microSD card.
For photography, this phone is mounted with Dual camera set-up on the back having 12MP primary rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25um pixel size and secondary 5MP camera with capability of AI portrait shots. For selfies this phone has 5MP front-facing camera with feature of AI portrait shots.
This phone offers connectivity options of 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0,WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), GPS/ A-GPS and 3.5mm headphone jack.
On the other hand, Redmi 6A is packed with 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor combined with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage which can further be extended upto 128GB with microSD card. For optics, this phone is equipped with13MP rear camera with LED Flash and 5MP front camera for selfies.
This phone provides connectivity options of 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS.
Pricing in China:
The Redmi 6 is priced CNY 799 (approx. Rs. 8,400) for the 3GB RAM +32GB variants and CNY 999 (approx. Rs. 10,500) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB variant. The Redmi 6A is priced CNY 599 (approx. Rs. 6,300). These phones will be available in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold colors in China from 15th June.