The Chinese company has already made waves in the market by releasing flagship Xiamoi Mi 8 with 3 variants, that smartphone has all the extraordinary features to give the tough competition to the market leaders Samsung and Apple. Now again Xiaomi has brought up something amazing for an entry-level line of Redmi smartphone series. This time Xiaomi has announced 2 smartphones Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Xiaomi Redmi 6A. Both of the smartphones are the upgraded versions of its successful smartphones Redmi 5 and Redmi 5A. These two Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Xiaomi Redmi 6A smartphones are now bigger and better than the previous versions.
The Redmi 5 was announced in last year in December and now Xiaomi is ready to bring the successor of that smartphone. It would be a premium version with some high-end features. The smartphone will have its two versions with the same design but different specs and features.
Xiaomi Redmi 6
Xiaomi Redmi 6 has some premium features installed. It has a dual camera set up of a 12MP primary camera with 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus and a secondary 5MP camera assisted by an LED flash. On the front, the device sports a 5MP selfie camera. It has another upgraded feature and that is AI-aided face unlock. Once you lift up the phone, the screen lights up and scan your face making the whole unlocking process a bit faster and more convenient. Whereas, it also features a fingerprint reader at the back. The smartphone also has artificial intelligence feature "Xiao Ai", it is a voice assistant, can allegedly recognize things like plants, vehicles, and items for price comparison, can translate several languages and lastly is able to detect scam texts also.
The look of the smartphone makes it like a metal back but it is actually polycarbonate with a brushed metal finish. The Xiaomi Redmi has less bezel as it has 5.45-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU which is claimed to consume less power. The RAM would be 3GB / 4GB to the internal storage of 32GB / 64GB. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is powered by a 3,000mAh battery, which is less from the 3,300mAh battery of the Redmi 5. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Infrared sensor and a micro USB 2.0 port.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A
Xiaomi Redmi 6A features a 5.45-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9, powered by a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC coupled with IMG PowerVR GE GPU. The device has 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. Xiaomi Redmi 6A features a 13MP primary camera with an LED flash. On the front, it sports a 5MP selfie camera. Redmi 6A also lacks a fingerprint sensor. The Redmi 6A is powered by a 3,000mAh battery and connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, an Infrared sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB port, and FM Radio. Both the devices Xiamoi Redmi 6 and Xiaomi Redmi 6A runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.
Xiaomi Redmi 6\6A Price and Release Date
The Redmi 6 costs $125 USD for the 3GB/32GB model and $156 USD for the 4GB/64GB version. The Redmi 6A is priced at $94 USD. Availability on Xiaomi from June 15th.
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