Xiaomi Redmi 6 with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, Helio P22 12nm Octa-Core SoC, AI dual rear cameras and Redmi 6A with Helio A22 12nm SoC announced


Xiaomi just announced the Redmi 6, the company’s latest smartphone in the Redmi series and the successor of Redmi 5 that was announced back in December last year, as it had promised. It has a 5.45-inch HD+ display 18:9 aspect ratio display with 80.7% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 12nm processor and runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9 on top, which will be upgraded to MIUI 10. It packs a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera for AI portrait shots. It has a 5-megapixel front camera with face unlock and AI portrait.

There is also Redmi 6A with the first MediaTek Helio A22 12nm Quad-Core SoC, single 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front camera both with AI Portrait mode, but it doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor. Both the phones have a polycarbonate back panel with a brushed metal surface.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 specifications

  • 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display, 1000:1 contrast ratio,
  • 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 5MP camera
  • 5MP front-facing camera with  f/2.2 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, dual microphones
  • Dimensions: 147.5×71.5×8.3mm; Weight: 146g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh (minimum) battery

Xiaomi Redmi 6A specifications

  • 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display, 1000:1 Contrast ratio
  • 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • Dimensions: 147.5×71.5×8.3mm; Weight: 145g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, dual microphones
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh (minimum) battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A come in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold colors. Both these will be available in China from June 15th.

Price

  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – 799 yuan (US$ 124 / Rs. 8,410 approx.)
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 4GB RAM + 64GB storage – 999 yuan (US$ 156 / Rs. 10,520 approx.)
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6A  2GB RAM + 16GB storage – 599 yuan (US$ 93 / Rs. 6,307 approx.)

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