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Summary
60%
66%
Display

5.5" (13.97 cm)

HD, 267 PPI

5.45" (13.84 cm)

720x1440 px, 295 PPI

Performance

Quad Core

1.4 GHz, 1 GB RAM

Quad Core

2 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

8 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

16 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

8 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

3000 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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General
Launch Date

August 12, 2018 (Official)

September 19, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Nokia

Xiaomi

Model

2.1

Redmi 6A

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Custom UI

Android Go

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 153.6 mm
Width: 77.6 mm
Thickness: 9.67 mm

Height: 147.5 mm
Width: 71.5 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight

145 grams

Colours

Blue, Grey, Silver, Copper

Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold

Display
Average
Average
Screen Size

5.5 " (13.97 cm)

5.45 " (13.84 cm)

Screen Resolution

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

720 x 1440 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9

18:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

267 ppi

295 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

80.5 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

69.8 %

72.68 %

Performance
Average
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

MediaTek Helio A22

Processor

Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Quad core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 308

PowerVR GE8300

RAM

1 GB

2 GB

Storage
Very Good
Best in Class
Internal Memory

8 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 5.21 GB

Up to 8.22 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Average
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

8 MP Primary Camera

13 MP Primary Camera

Autofocus

yes

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

3264 x 2448 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1280x720 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.2

Flash

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

4000 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

no  No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 150 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 4)
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.746 W/kg, Body: 0.715 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.1

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

no  No

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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  • Does Xiaomi Redmi 6A support OTG?

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    Answered By Vikas Gavde | 7 months ago
    Yes, Xiaomi Redmi 6A supports OTG. USB OTG or USB On-The-Go allows you to connect your pen drives and in some cases hard disks to your smartphones. It uses a cable and through that cable, you can directly view and use your pen drive in your smartphones.

    You can also check the complete specs here: Xiaomi Redmi 6A


  • How to cast my Xiaomi Redmi 6A screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Vani Dasgupta | 7 months ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast. 

    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-


    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.

    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.

    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.




    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in. 

    Open a Chromecast-enabled app.

    2. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension. Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    3. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.



    4. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn colour, letting you know you're connected.

    5. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.

    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.

    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same


    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Xiaomi Redmi 6A




  • How to install Whatsapp on Xiaomi Redmi 6A ?

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    Answered By Vikas Jayaraman | 7 months ago

    1. Open your Android's Google Play Store.
    2. Tap the magnifying glass icon.
    3. Type WhatsApp into the search bar, then tap Go.
    4. Tap the "WhatsApp Messenger" item.
    5. Tap INSTALL.
    6. Tap ACCEPT when prompted.
    7. Wait for WhatsApp to finish downloading, then tap OPEN.
    8. Tap AGREE AND CONTINUE.

    You can also check the complete specs here: Xiaomi Redmi 6A

    You can also check out this how-to video:

  • How to insert sim card in Xiaomi Redmi 6A ?

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    Answered By Aaditya Rangarajan | 7 months ago

    Insert SIM card in Redmi 6A


    1. Switch off the Phone.
    2. Locate the SIM tray which is on either side of the phone.
    3. Open the sim tray using sim ejector tool.
    4. Carefully, place the SIM card in it.
    5. Close the tray and you are done.

    You can check the full specs here: Redmi 6A

  • How to set up Wifi Hotspot on Xiaomi Redmi 6A ?

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    Answered By Vilok Swami | 7 months ago

    Follow the steps below to use Wifi Hotspot in your phone 

    1. Go to "Setting"

    2. Tap on " More"

    3. Then click on " Tethering & Portable Hotspot"


    4. Tap on "Setup Wifi Hotspot"

    5. Enter User ID and Password"

    6. Click on "Ok"



    7. Tap on the " Portable Hotspot Toggle" to turn the Hotspot on or off.


    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Xiaomi Redmi 6A

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