“Can’t get your hands on the Redmi Note 6 Pro? Here’s a list of top alternatives”
Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi Note 6 Pro (review) in India. The latest from Xiaomi is expected to take the reins from its predecessor, the Redmi Note 5 Pro (review). While the Note 6 Pro might not seem much different from its predecessor, it does have some interesting features such as dual cameras on the rear as well as front. However, it’s up against a number of competitors in the Rs 15k category. So if you’re looking for more options, or are unable to get your hands on Note 6 Pro, then keep reading as you might find a better option to suit your needs and budget.
The Realme 2 Pro comes equipped with a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:5:9. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and is paired with up to 8GB of RAM, making it one of the most powerful smartphones in this segment. As far as the cameras are concerned, the handset offers a pair of shooters at the back, which include 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel sensors. The selfie shooter is a 16MP unit. The Realme 2 Pro’s priced starts at Rs 13,990 and goes all the way up to Rs 17,990.
Related read: Realme 2 Pro review
If you are on a lookout for a large screen-toting device, then the Honor 8X makes the cut. The phone features a large 6.5-inch display fitted into a nearly borderless frame. Powering the device is an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710 SoC paired with 4GB / 6GB of RAM. On the imaging front, the 8X comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup that’s made up of 20MP + 2MP sensors, while a 16MP f/2.0 shooter sits at the front. Backing the Honor smartphone is a 3,750mAh battery that supports fast charging.
Related read: Honor 8X unboxing and first impressions
The ZenFone Max Pro M1 is a strong contender for the Redmi Note 6 Pro. The Max Pro M1 is backed by a more powerful 5,000mAh battery. Under the hood, it shares its internals with Xiaomi’s offering as it’s fuelled by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chip supplemented by 4GB / 6GB RAM. For memory, the ASUS phone is offered in the 32GB / 64GB variant. In the imaging department, the handset sports dual rear cameras, consisting of 16MP + 5MP sensors with f/2.0. Meanwhile, the front camera is a 5-megapixel unit.
Related read: ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB review
Apart from devices from other brands, the Redmi Note 6 Pro also faces direct competition from its own sibling, the Mi A2. The A2 is known for offering the stock Android experience as it’s part of Google’s Android One initiative. The device comes fitted with a 5.99-inch FHD+ display and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 silicon. On the back, the device offers a pair of 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel shooters, while a 20MP shooter on the front takes care of selfie requirements. A 3010mAh battery juices up the phone.
Related read: Xiaomi Mi A2 review
The One Power is yet another solid option in this segment. The device features a 6.2-inch full HD+ display protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Powering the phone is the Snapdragon 636 chipset which works in tandem with 4GB of RAM. For imaging, Motorola’s smartphone offers a 16MP + 5MP dual rear camera and a 12MP front-facing camera. The Motorola One Power is backed by a mammoth 5,000mAh battery and supports Android 9 Pie update.
Related read: Motorola One Power review
From devices with stock Android to phones which offer more powerful specifications, the Redmi Note 6 Pro has some serious competition in India. Would you pick the Xiaomi smartphone over the devices listed above? Let us know in the comment box below.