Redmi 6 Pro Review – Notch wala Redmi from Rs. 10,999

Xiaomi launched 3 handsets in the Redmi 6 series. This Redmi 6 Pro is the only handset to come with the Notch style display. This handset is Snapdragon 625 octa core powered and packed with a 4000 mAh battery. Read on to know the how the handset performed.

Redmi 6 Pro Unboxing

Inside the box there is the handset, SIM tray ejector pin, silicon case, data cable and travel charger 5V/2A. The SAR value mentioned on the box is 0.964 head and 0.780 body.

Redmi 6 Pro Design

The handset does come with a Notch display and that makes it interesting. Build and finishing is really good, feels premium. Though the handset is slim, it does feel heavy. The screen is with 19:9 aspect ratio but feels really small cause screen is 5.84 inches.

Those who love small phones cause that is comfortable for them to handle, they are going to love this phone.

Redmi 6 Pro Specifications

– Snapdragon 625 octa core powered
– 4000 mAh battery
– triple SIM slot, you can use 2x nano + 1 micro SD all together
– 4G, VoLTE works but only on one SIM, i.e. dual VoLTE is not supported.
– IR Blaster, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth
– Finger print sensor on back and face unlock – both decently fast
– 5.84 inch screen with 2.5D curved glass, FHD+ resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio – you can hide the notch if need be
– 12MP + 5MP dual AI cameras on the back
– 5MP front camera
– 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM

Performance

The hardware is Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 that gives a score of around 77K on Antutu Benchmark. The performance is good, decent, lag free but when it comes to games like PUBG you will need to play is low graphics quality mode. Do check the PUBG gameplay in the video review listed below.

Regarding Redme 6 Pro heating – the max battery temperature I encountered was 38 degrees, handset did heat up but temperature is well under control.

Finger print sensor / face unlock is decently fast and accurate. Only one SIM slot supports 4G VoLTE so you cannot use 2 JIO SIM on this handset, dual VoLTE is not supported. I did not find any issues with network, call quality, the speaker is loud and clear.

Battery Charging time and battery life

There is 4000 mAh battery and it took me up to 3 hours for a full charge. On a full charge you can get one and a half days to two days of mixed battery life based on your usage.

Camera Performance

There is 12MP + 5MP dual cameras on the back and that did an impressive job outdoor, however when it comes to indoor / low lighting conditions the camera quality is not that impressive. Redmi 6 Pro camera quality is above average.

Front 5MP selfie turned out great. Do check the samples below. This handset can shoot FHD videos and slow motion videos, you can check the video sample in the Redmi 6 Pro review video listed below. Also both the Front as well as the rear camera supported portrait mode.

Verdict

The Redmi 6 Pro is a good handset, a decent one with above average performance and above average camera quality. Battery life is pretty impressive thanks to the combination of Snapdragon 625 with 4000 mAh battery.

Price in India

Redmi 6A 2GB/16GB – Rs. 5,999 (intro price) 2GB/32GB Rs. 6,999 (first 2 months sale on 19th September  12 noon on Amazon / mi.com
Redmi 6 3GB/32GB Rs. 7,999 and 3GB/64GB Rs. 9,499 sale on 10th September 12 noon on Flipkart and mi.com
Redmi 6 Pro  3GB/32GB Rs. 10,999 and for 4GB/64GB price is Rs. 12,999.

Redmi 6 Pro
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