Xiaomi has today launched its Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, and the Redmi 6 Pro smartphones in India. TheRedmi 6A comes in two variants of 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage priced at Rs 5,999 and 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage at Rs 6,999. Xiaomi Redmi 6 comes in two variants – 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and 3GBof RAM and 64GB of storage priced at Rs 7,999 and Rs 9,499 respectively.
The Redmi 6 Pro also has two variants -3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage, and 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage priced at Rs 10,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively. The company said that this is limited period pricing, and might increase after two months.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro will be Amazon exclusive while the Redmi 6 is a Flipkart exclusive model. The Redmi 6 will be available starting September 19 at 12 PM on Amazon and Mi.com, Redmi 6A will be available on Flipkart and Mi.com on 10 September, at 12 PM. The Redmi 6 Pro will be available on Amazon and Mi.com on 11 September 12 PM. There are launch offer for the Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6 Pro offering Rs 500 off on using their HDFC Bank credit and debit cards.
The Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 will come in Black, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold while the Redmi 6 Pro smartphone will be available in Black, Blue, Gold, and Red.
Both the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A features a 5.45-inch HD+ IPS LCD display sporting a screen resolution of 720×1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Both of them run on Android 8.1 Oreo and come packed with 3000mAh battery.
A MediaTek Helio P22 chipset powers the Redmi 6, while a Mediatek Helio A22 chipset powers the Redmi 6A with both clocked at 2.0GHz. The Redmi 6 has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The Redmi 6A comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB/32 of internal storage. All the variants are expandable up to 256GB via micro sd card. Redmi 6A doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor but has face unlock.
For the camera department, the Redmi 6 has a dual rear camera setup of 12MP+5MP with LED flash and phase-detection autofocus, HDR and panorama. There is a 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture and 1.12-micron pixels, as well as AI beautification features. The Redmi 6A has a single 13MP rear camera with LED flash, HDR and panorama, phase-detection autofocus and a 5MP front camera. Connectivity options for both include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. The Redmi 6 measures in at 147.5 x71.5 x 8.3mm, and weighs 146 grams while the Dimensions of the Redmi 6A are 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3mm and weight is 145 grams.
The Redmi 6 Pro features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ notched display with 1080 x 2280 resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2.0GHz with an Adreno 506 GPU coupled with 3GB/4GB and 32GB/64GB storage with expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
The smartphone is equipped with dual rear cameras of 12MP primary sensor with Sony IMX486, 1.25-micron pixels, a f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, LED flash and a 5MP secondary sensor. It sports a 5-megapixel front camera, with AI Portrait mode and HDR. It has a 4,000mAh battery to boost the phone. In terms of connectivity, the Redmi 6 Pro includes support for 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, GLONASS in addition to the IR blaster and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It measures 149.33 x 71.68 x 8.75mm and weighs 178 grams.