Xiaomi launched the new Redmi 6 at an event in China today. The is in succession after multiple phone launches by Xiaomi in the past couple of days. The Redmi 6 packs in dual-rear cameras as one of its highlights and is priced affordably. It is an updated version of the Redmi 5 launched in December last year.
The Redmi 6 rocks a 5.45-inch HD display, it can’t be termed as fully bezel-less but there are comparatively less bezels than phones with physical navigation keys. It’s aspect ratio is 18:9 though, promising you a good viewing experience.
On the rear, the phone has got two cameras, a 12-megapixel sensor with another 5-megapixel snapper. They offer a pixel size of 1.25 microns and come with AI integration to help with software features like beautification mode. On the front is a 5-megapixel sensor provided for selfies and video-calling. Xiaomi also offers face unlocking with this one, a feature that most mid-budget offerings come with these days.
Performance-wise, the Redmi 6 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, clocked at 2GHz. It is further coupled with 3GB or 4GB of RAM based on the variant you choose. Even the internal storage offered in both the variants is different, you get 32GB and 64GB of storage depending on the RAM variants respectively. It runs on the latest MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The Redmi 6 is priced at CNY 799 (~ Rs. 8,500) for the 3GB/32GB variant and CNY 999 (~ Rs. 10,500) for the higher 4GB/64GB model. The phone is only launched in China as of yet but we can expect it to launch in India sometime in September or October considering that the previous version Redmi 5 was launched in the month of March in India.