“The Redmi 6 smartphone ships with dual rear cameras, an 18:9 aspect ratio display, and octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 chipset”
Xiaomi has been slashing the prices of its smartphones over the past few days to ring in the New Year 2019 in India. After Xiaomi Mi A2, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Y2, Redmi 6 Pro, the vendor has axed the price of the Redmi 6 (review) smartphone in the country. The budget offering’s high-end model with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage will now cost Rs 8,999, down from its previous MOP of Rs 9,499. As for its base 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model, you’ll now have to shell Rs 7,999 instead of Rs 8,499.
Last #High5 announcement! 📢#Redmi6 price drop: 3GB+32GB variant now available for ₹7,999 on https://t.co/pMj1r7lwp8 & @Flipkart.
Dual camera, 12nm octa-core & dual VoLTE.
What a week! 5 #High5 announcements + 3 launches: 2 Mi TVs & Mi Soundbar! RT if you ❤️ these products. pic.twitter.com/0h6sHGE2xB— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) January 11, 2019
Both the Redmi 6 variants with new prices can be purchased from Mi.com, Flipkart, Mi Home, and offline partner retail stores. It comes in Black, Gold, Rose Gold, and Blue colour options.
Redmi 6 specifications
The Redmi 6 smartphone was launched in India in September 2018. The handset packs a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) with an 18:9 aspect ratio and an 80.7 percent screen-to-body ratio. At its core lies octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB storage, expandable using a microSD card (up to 256GB) via a dedicated slot.
In the camera department, the Redmi 6 features dual rear cameras with a setup involving a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for depth effect. On the front, the phone gets a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and AI beautification capabilities. The phone boots Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.6 UI out of the box. Powering the device is a 3,000mAh battery with 5W fast charging support.
For security, it sports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack round up the specs sheet of Redmi 6.
|Octa Core, 2 GHz|
|MediaTek Helio P22|
|3 GB RAM|
|5.45 inches (13.84 cm)|
|720x1440 px, 295 PPI|
|12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras|
|5 MP Front Camera|