Last week, leading smartphone-maker Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi 6 series in India. Now the company is all set to commence the first ever sale of the devices, starting with the generic model later today.
Xiaomi's Redmi 6 will be available exclusively on Flipkart and Mi.com at 12:00 pm. It comes in two models-- 32GB and 64GB --for Rs 7,999 and Rs 9,499 respectively. Consumers who chose to buy using HDFC card are also entitled to get Rs 500 instant discount.
For those unaware, the generic Redmi 6 comes with metallic finish on the back and on the front, they flaunt 5.45-inch HD+ (1440x720p) screen with 18:9 display aspect ratio, which offers cinematic viewing experience.
Inside, the Redmi 6 houses a MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core processor, Android Oreo-based MIUI 9.5, 3GB/4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage, 12MP+5MP dual camera with Bokeh blur feature, 5MP front camera with face unlock, fingerprint sensor and a 3,000mAh battery.
The company is slated to release the top-end model Redmi 6 Pro tomorrow exclusively on Amazon and Mi.com. It comes in two options -- 32GB and 64GB -- for Rs 10,999 and Rs 12,999, respectively.
Xiaomi will also be releasing the low-end model Redmi 6A next week. In comes in two variants-- 16GB and 32GB --for Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999, respectively. It is slated to go on sale on 19 September at 12:00 pm on Amazon and Mi.com.
Key specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro:
|Models||Redmi 6||Redmi 6A||Redmi 6 Pro|
|Display||5.45-inch HD+(1440x720p) with 2.5D curved glass
||5.45-inch HD+(1440x720p) with 2.5D curved glass
||5.84-inch full HD+ (2280x1080p) screen with 2.5D curved glass display
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5||Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5||Android Oreo 8.1-based MIUI 10|
|Processor||12nm class 64-bit 2GHz MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) octa-core||12nm class 64-bit 2GHz MediaTek Helio A22 quad-core||14nm class 64-bit 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core|
|GPU||650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320||IMG PowerVR||Adreno 506|
|Storage||32GB/64GB, expandable up to 256GB||16GB expandable up to 256GB||32GB/64GB, + expandable up to 256GB via microSD card|
|Network||4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)||4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)||4G-LTE|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, hybrid dual-SIM slots (SIM 1 + SIM 2 or microSD card), microphones x 2, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), 3.5mm audio jack, GLONASS+GPS, dual||Fingerprint sensor, hybrid dual-SIM slots (SIM 1 + SIM 2 or microSD card), microphones x 2, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), 3.5mm audio jack, GLONASS+GPS||Dual-SIM, face unlock, fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), GPS+GLONASS, infrared sensor|
|Dimensions||147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm||147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm||149.33 × 71.68 × 8.75 mm|
|Colours||Blue/Gold/Grey/Rose Gold||Blue/Gold/Grey/Rose Gold||Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold and Red|
|Price (Introductory price. The company might increase if the depreciation of Rupee against Dollar continues after two months)||