Xiaomi India launched the new Redmi 6 series smartphones in the country last week that are priced from Rs 7,999 onwards. The Redmi 6 smartphone will be made available for online sale for the first time today at 12 PM IST on Flipkart and Mi.com. However, the Redmi 6A handset will go on sale by next week on September 19. As a reminder, the smartphone making company launched the handset in China way back in June. Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A Launched in India, First Online Sale Starts September 10; Check Price, Features and Specs.
As far as the specifications are concerned, the recently launched Xiaomi Redmi 6 boasts a 5.45-inch HD+ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and 720X1440 pixels. Running MIUI 9.6 based on Android Oreo 8.1, the smartphone comes powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC that is mated to 3GB of RAM and up to 64GB external storage. The system is expandable up to 256GB via external microSD card. Xiaomi POCO F1 Smartphone First Update Brings Camera Optimisations And New Navigation Bar.
In the camera department, the Redmi 6 packs a horizontally stacked dual rear cameras featuring a 12MP primary along with a 5MP secondary sensor. The front camera is a 5MP selfie AI-enabled camera with f/2.2 aperture. The connectivity options comprises of 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Backed by 3,000mAh battery with 5W charging, the handset is offered in Black, Rose Gold, Blue and Gold colour options. The sensors on the smartphone include fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. Nokia 9 Flagship Smartphone Likely to Feature 5 Rear Cameras -Report.
The Redmi 6 smartphone is offered in 2 variants – 3GB/32GB & 3GB/64GB, wherein the former is priced at Rs 7,999 and Rs 9,499. The company is also offering an instant discount of Rs 500 on HDFC credit and debit cards. The company confirmed at the launch event itself that the prices of all the three handsets are introductory and the same will be revised if Indian rupee continues to depreciate against dollar.