Xiaomi has launched three new affordable phones or what they call the "des smart smartphones" in India. The phones follow the budget-oriented line-up of the company, called Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro. Of the three phones, the Redmi 6A is the latest version of the Redmi 5A, while the Redmi 6 is for Redmi 5. Only the Redmi 6 Pro is new to the party, but it is actually the rebranded Mi A2 Lite without stock Android.
Redmi 6A is the most affordable of all
The most affordable Redmi 6A costs Rs 5.999. Although its predecessor with a Snapdragon 425 chipset, the company has gone with MediaTek's Helio A22 SoC, which is manufactured on a 12-minute architecture process. The 5A gets an 18: 9 aspect ratio of 5.45-inch with HD resolution. The 3000 mAh battery on board is reportedly a highlight of the phone that promises 9 days of standby time.
Apparently it gets a very simple camera setting consisting of a 13 MP rear camera with PDAF & EIS and AI portrait mode along with a 5MP front camera.
The Redmi 6A runs Android Oreo with MIUI 9.6 at the top (MIUI 10 arrives in the coming months). It has two SIM slots and a special microSD card slot. This time, the dual 4G VoLTE support gets and also has new features like face-unlock, which can be easily used to lift the phone to unlock.
Redmi 6A comes in two variants: 2 GB + 16 GB for INR 5.999 and 2 GB + 32 GB for INR 6.999 as introductory prices for two months. Redmi 6A will go on sale mi.com and Amazon.com on September 19 at noon.
Redmi 6 Pro is for those who need more strength
In addition to the Redmi 6A, Xiaomi has also announced the Redmi 6 Pro in India. The Redmi 6 Pro is a rebranding version of the Mi A2 Lite but runs on MIUI 9.6 on Android 8.1 Oreo.
It features a 5.84-inch FHD + (2280 x 1080 pixels) screen cut out at the top. As a result, the phone has an aspect ratio of 19: 9, giving users much more screen space to play on.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is made possible by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC with Adreno 506 as a graphics processor. The phone comes with 3 GB and 4 GB RAM with 32 GB and 64 GB onboard storage. It also has a special microSD card slot that supports storage up to 256 GB.
The Redmi 6 Pro dual sports camera's at the back of the camera, consisting of a primary 12MP camera and a 5-megapixel secondary camera. A special aspect of the primary camera is the Sony IMX486 sensor that is the same as that on the Redmi Note 5.
On the front is a 5MP selfie camera with an aperture of f / 2.0, resulting in a field of view of 67.9 degrees wide angle.
Both the camera on the back and the front camera are supported by artificial intelligence. This helps the camera (s) to take portrait photos & # 39; s and up to 25 scene detection. The front camera has the Beautify 4.0 feature that allows users to improve their selfies.
The phone draws power from a 4000 mAh battery that can easily last two days and more.
Redmi 6 is the best of both worlds
The Redmi 6 is the older brother or sister of the 6A. It features a 5.45-inch HD + (1440 x 720 pixels) screen with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. Under the hood, the Redmi 6 is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 chipset and is supported by 3 GB or 4 GB RAM and 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage.
At the front of the optics, it has a primary 12MP camera and a second 5MP depth sensor at the rear. The rear camera's are assisted by the ability of Xiaomi's AI to take portrait photos. There is a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies that also supports Beautify 4.0 mode.
The Redmi 6 is powered by a 3000 mAh battery that ideally should last for a day with medium to heavy use.
Price and availability
The Redmi 6A is delivered in two storage variants. The one with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage has a price of ₹ 5,999, while the 32GB version is priced at € 9,999. The first sale will take place on September 19 on Amazon India and Mi Store.
On the other hand, the Redmi 6 comes in 32 GB and 64 GB storage options with 3 GB of RAM and has a price of € 9,999 and € 9,499 respectively. The Redmi 6 is for sale for the first time on September 10 in Flipkart and Mi Store.
The Redmi 6 Pro is the top-end smartphone in the Redmi 6 series and its brothers and sisters are available in two variants. The Redmi 6 Pro with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage costs you ₹ 10,999, while the variant with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage will reduce you with ₹ 12.999. The first sale is on September 11 on Amazon India and Mi Store. As part of the launch offer, HDFC debiters and credit card holders are eligible for a ₹ 500 discount on the Redmi 6 Pro during the first sale.
Xiaomi has also announced that the prices for all three smartphones under the Redmi 6-series are in the introduction and can be changed based on the depreciation of the rupee to the dollar.