Xiaomi has started teasing the launch of its Redmi 6 series in India. The Redmi 6 series, so far, has three smartphones- Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and the Redmi 6 Pro. Xiaomi is teasing the smartphones with #DeshKaSmartphones hashtag, which explains the entire story. The Redmi 5A, which was launched at the end of 2017 was touted as Desh Ka Smartphone, and now, the Redmi 6A is also being touted to come with an aggressive price tag. The Redmi 6 was launched as a successor to the Redmi 5, while the Redmi 6 Pro is a different smartphone altogether. Xiaomi did not reveal the launch date of these handsets, but it might take place in September itself.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A Specifications and Features
The Redmi 6A will be launched as a successor to the Redmi 5A, which Xiaomi sold in millions in the sub-continent. The Redmi 6A will replace the Redmi 5A in India. The smartphone has a 5.45-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It’s powered by the MediaTek Helio A22 chipset, clubbed with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage. The phone also comes with a microSD card slot too for storage expansion.
The Redmi 6A has a 12MP shooter on the rear and a 5MP shooter is present on the front side. The device is armed with a 3000mAh battery. The Redmi 6 series could be the first devices from Xiaomi to launch with MIUI 10 out of the box in India.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Specifications and Features
The Xiaomi Redmi 6, on the other hand, is a successor to the Redmi 5. The phone rocks a 5.45-inch HD+ display on the front, and it’s fuelled by the MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. Xiaomi has launched this device in various storage configurations- 2GB/16GB, 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB.
The major upgrade on the Redmi 6 when compared to the Redmi 5 is the dual rear camera setup. A 12MP primary sensor is present on the rear side which is coupled with a 5MP depth sensor. Xiaomi has added Artificial Intelligence features to the camera app. The Redmi 6 has a 5MP selfie camera. The Redmi 6 also has a 3000mAh battery inside and it runs MIUI 10.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Specifications and Features
The Redmi 6 Pro was recently launched as Mi A2 Lite with stock Android on board. Xiaomi confirmed that it would not be bringing Mi A2 Lite to the Indian market, and now, the teaser confirms the arrival of the Redmi 6 Pro to the sub-continent. The Redmi 6 Pro could be priced below Rs 10,000 to become yet another device with the notched display in the sub-Rs 10,000 price point.
The phone sports a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display and runs MIUI 10. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The phone is also available in a 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It has dual rear cameras of 12MP and 5MP, along with a 5MP front camera. Lastly, the phone sips juice from a 4000mAh battery. Xiaomi could discontinue the Redmi Note 5 in India after the Redmi 6 Pro’s launch.
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