Xiaomi today launched 3 new Redmi Smartphones in the Redmi 6 series. They launched the Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6 Pro. Two of these handsets are powered by MediaTek processor. The 6A is priced at Rs. 5,999.

Redmi 6A

This is Desh ka naya smartphone, it features a 18:9 full screen display, 5.45 screen with HD+, brushed metallic finishing, arc design, 4 color options. Inside the hood it is powered by Helio A22 12nm quad core processor from MediaTek. A 3000 mAh battery powers this handset. SOC performance is better than Redmi 5A and more power efficient. There is Face unlock too.

There are 3 slots. Dual VoLTE and dual standby supported. Redmi 6A is running MIUI 9 based on Android Oreo, and it will get MIUI 10 in the future. Camera is 13MP on rear PDAF, EIS in video and 5MP selfie camera with AI portrait mode.

Redmi 6

This one comes with dual camera and is octa core powered. Redmi 6 features a 18:9 full screen display 5.45 inch HD+. Brushed metallic finishing will come in 4 amazing colors. Dual cameras on the back on Redmi 6 a 12MP + 5MP. AI Portrait mode, EIS for videos. There is also a 5MP front facing camera.

Redmi 6 is powered by Helio P22, 12nm octa core processor clocked up to 2GHz. This handset comes with 3000 mAh battery. Redmi 6 includes face unlock as well as comes with finger print sensor. There is 2+1 slot, dual nano SIM + micro SD card.

Supports dual VoLTE. MIUI 9.6 running out of the box and handset will get MIUI 10 soon.

Redmi 6 Pro

– Snapdragon 625 octa core powered
– 4000 mAh battery
– triple SIM slot, you can use 2x nano + 1 micro SIM 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 and 3GB / 32GB

Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro 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.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in