Xiaomi Redmi 6 and 6A are now official at amazing price

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Xiaomi Redmi 6 and 6A are now official at amazing price
Xiaomi Redmi 6 and 6A are now official at amazing price

Xiaomi Redmi 6 and 6A are now official at amazing price. Finally, Xiaomi’s Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A have been made official by the company, and will soon hit Xiaomi stores as they are officially available for purchase.

Some previous rumors suggests that Redmi 6 was expected to have a notched display however now it seems like that only its larger “plus” version, or Redmi 6 Plus will get a cutout on the display with a higher screen-to-body ratio.

Not to know, these two latest devices are compact, simplistic, and come with taller displays this time. So, before wasting time, let’s dive into spec

Redmi 6

Design & Display

With metal finish body, the Redmi 6 looks like a well-rounded budget midrange unlike the leaked notched display unit. It features a simplistic design, fair bezel size, and the dual cameras setup.

It’s available in different exciting color options as well. At the rear side, there’s a generic cosmetic line, a horizontal dual camera setup, and you will find fingerprint sensor at upper rear as well.

This time, it comes with a 5-45-inch display with the same aspect ratio as its predecessor, Redmi 5 and an HD+ (720 x 1440) resolution. It features IPS LCD display technology.

Hardware & Storage

It packs a 12nm Helio P22 chipset, octa-core, clocked at 2.0 GHz. Its new SoC is equivalent to a Snapdragon 625 in terms of performance but offers more battery life.

It has 3 or 4 GB RAM, whereas comes with two storage options

  • 32 (with 3 GB RAM)
  • 64 GB (with 4 GB RAM)

Camera

The perfect midrange smartphone, Redmi 6 feature a dual camera set up on the rear. Its dark horizontal array marked a 12 MP main and 5 MP secondary sensor.

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Following the trend, the primary shooter pairs with the secondary depth sensor to bring realistic background blur. Without any doubt, AI beautification features and other gimmicks are available as well. It carries 5 MP front camera.

 Software

With Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 10 skin on top, it comes with Android Oreo.

Battery

Redmi 6 comes with a non-removable 3,000 mAh battery with 10W charging. It uses micro USB 2.0 instead of a USB Type-C slot.

Price

As you people know that Xiaomi’s budget lineup is very popular for its decent price tags, so Redmi 6 has been priced differently for its two variants

  • CNY 799 (~Rs. 14,500) for 32 GB
  • CNY 999 (~Rs. 18,000) for the 64 GB

Color Options

 It is available in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold options.

Redmi 6A

Now, let’s dig in the spec of Redmi 6A

Design and Display

The Redmi 6A which is an entry-level smartphone has almost the similar neat design with a metal finish, antenna lines, and slightly curved edges.

It also features rounded corners for the display; however unlike Redmi 6 it has no visible fingerprint sensor. It comes with single lens set up which is horizontally aligned as well.

Luckily, it comes with the same display panel as the Redmi 6 sporting an HD+ (720 x 1440) resolution, at an 18:9 aspect ratio of 5.45-inches display.

Hardware & Storage

Due to the lower price as compared to Redmi 6, it has a less powerful Helio A22 chipset but has the same octa-core configuration with 2.0 GHz clock speed.

The Redmi 6A comes with 2 GB RAM, and there are is no choice of additional RAM. The new A22 chipset is Mediatek’s first A series SoC with special power saving features for entry-level phones.

Remember the last time, Redmi 5A had 16 GB internal storage .This one also has 16 GB internal storage, and it does not get any additional 16 GB internal storage extension options.

Camera

As, Redmi 6A has a single lens on the rear so, it shoots decent 13 MP photos. It also features a 5 MP front camera which is capable of facial recognition and background blur.

Software

It will run Android Oreo out of the box carrying Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 10 that offers advanced photography features for even single lens entry-level phones.

Redmi 6A also houses a 3,000 mAh battery and company promise 19 days of standby time. It also uses micro USB 2.0 as an alternative of a USB Type-C slot.

Price

Redmi 6A costs CNY 599 (~Rs. 10,800) and comes in only one 2/16 GB variant.

Color Options

Its color options are the same as Redmi 6, it also comes in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold.

Availability of both handsets

On June 15th, both phones will initially be launched for the Chinese market. After that, both phones are also highly possible to launch in Pakistan in the coming days.

It is important to mention here that international specs may slightly vary. Xiaomi typically swaps the SoC with a Qualcomm processor for the international market.

Redmi 6 Specifications

  • CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI
  • Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Hybrid Dual-SIM
  • Display:
    • 5.45-inch 18:9 with HD+ (720 x 1440) resolution
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 3/4 GB
    • Internal: 32/64 GB
    • Card slot: yes, up to 128 GB (uses SIM slot 2)
  • Camera:
    • Primary: Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, [email protected]
    • Secondary: 5 MP, 1080p
  • Connectivity: LTE, micro USB 2.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Price: ~Rs. 14,500 (32 GB), ~Rs. 18,000 (64 GB)

Redmi 6A Specifications

  • CPU: Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio A22
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI
  • Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Dual SIM
  • Display:
    • 5.45-inch 18:9 with HD+ (720 x 1440) resolution
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 2 GB
    • Internal: 16 GB
    • Card slot: yes, up to 128 GB (uses SIM slot 2)
  • Camera:
    • Primary: 13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
    • Secondary: 5 MP
  • Connectivity: LTE, micro USB 2.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, headphone jack
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Price: ~Rs. 10,800

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