Xiaomi has launched Redmi Series smartphone Redmi 6 in China. At the time of announcement of Xiaomi Redmi 5 in December, 2017, which is predecessor of this, Company had promised to launch Redmi 6. The smartphone will be available to purchase from 15th June in China. Company did not reveal global price and exact date of availability. It’s camera has designed with Face unlock and AI portrait. Company also announced another Redmi Series phone Xiaomi Redmi 6A on the same launching day.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 price, specifications and availability
Xiaomi Redmi 6 sports a 5.45-inches HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 1440 × 720 pixels screen resolution, 295 ppi density and 72.7% screen-to-body ratio. It features a dual rear camera setup with a 12 mega-pixel (f/2.2 aperture) primary sensor and 5 mega-pixel (f/2.2 aperture) secondary sensor with PDAF, phase detection, autofocus and an LED flash. It also packs a 5 mega-pixel (f/2.2 aperture) selfie camera on the front. Front camera is equipped with Face unlock and AI portrait.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 runs on android 8.1 Oreo based MIUI 9 on top and will be upgraded to MIUI 10. It supports dual SIMs. It is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) octa-core chipset at a clock speed of 2GHz. Company announce two memory variants of the phone, one is 3GB RAM coupled with 32GB onboard storage and other is 4GB RAM paired with 64GB internal storage. Internal Storage can be boosted up to 256GB using microSD cards.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is charged up by 3000 mAH battery. It measures 147.5 × 71.5 × 8.3 mm in term of dimensions and weighs at 146 gm. The connectivity feature includes 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS + GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, dual microphones, FM Radio and microUSB port. Smartphone also designed with fingerprint sensor at back side.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 price in China is set at CNY 799 (approx Rs. 8,410) for 3GB/32GB memory variant and CNY 999 (approx Rs. 10,520) for 4GB/64GB memory variant. It comes in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold colour options. Phone can be purchased from 15th June in China. No firm dates has announced for India launch yet.