Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6: any major differences? Xiaomi has finally brought the notch display to their budget segment. The newly arrived Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro becomes the first Xiaomi budget smartphone to feature a top-notch display. Their 2018 flagship, the Xiaomi Mi 8 was the first smartphone from the OEM company with a top-notch display.

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro will have a lot of competitors in the budget market, even from Xiaomi’s already released smartphones. The Redmi 6 Pro is the bigger version of the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A that was released earlier this month. This article is a detailed comparison between the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro and Xiaomi Redmi 6.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6 – The Design

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6
Xiaomi Redmi 6

The design of Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is totally different from that of the Xiaomi Redmi 6. The Redmi 6 Pro features a top-notch with minimal bezels at the sides. Whereas, the Redmi 6 has no top-notch and features clearly seen bezels at the sides. Turning over to the back, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro features a dual rear camera that’s aligned in a vertical direction at the top left corner. Meanwhile, the dual rear camera of the Redmi 6 is placed in a horizontal direction at the top left corner.

The top antenna line of the Redmi 6 cuts across its dual rear camera and LED flash. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro also features antenna line at top and bottom back. The Redmi 6 is sleek and light, weighing just 146 grams with 8.3 mm thick. While the Redmi 6 Pro weighs 178 grams and measures 8.8 mm in thickness. There’s is a rear mounted fingerprint sensor on both the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi 6. Available on the Redmi 6 is Grey, Gold, Blue and Rose Gold body colors. While available on the Redmi 6 Pro is Red, Gold, Grey, Blue and Rose Gold body colors.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6 – The Display

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro comes with a bigger screen size than its sibling. The only thing they have in common here is the IPS LCD panel. The Redmi 6 Pro comes with a 5.84-inch screen, 19:9 aspect ratio, 1080 x 2280 pixels resolution, 432 pixels per inch density and 79.5% screen-to-body ratio. Whereas, the Redmi 6 features a 5.45-inch screen, an 18:9 aspect ratio, 720 x 1440 pixels resolution, 295 pixels per inch density and 72.7% screen-to-body ratio.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6 – The Camera

No change in the camera department as both the Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi 6 features the same camera specs. Their dual rear camera consists of a 12MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The dual rear camera features gyro-EIS, PDAF and LED flash. At the front, is a 5MP shooter with AI portrait mode and HDR.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6 – Hardware and Software

Underneath the Redmi 6 Pro is Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset with 3/4GB memory, an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz and Adreno 506 graphics processing unit. In comparison, underneath the Redmi 6 is MediaTek Helio P22 chipset with 3/4GB memory, an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz and PowerVR GE8320 graphics processing unit.

Both the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi 6 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. With the Redmi 6 running on the latest MIUI 10 user interface from Xiaomi. While the Redmi 6 Pro runs on MIUI 9 user interface, though we expect an upgrade to the MIUI very soon. In terms of internal storage options, the 32GB and 64GB storage is available on both smartphones.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6 – The Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro comes with a non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery like the Redmi Note 5 Pro with fast battery charging support. While the Redmi 6 is left with a non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6 – The Price

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro will be sold for about $176 (N61,600) while the Redmi 6 goes for about $141 (N49,350). The upgrade from the Redmi 6 to the Redmi 6 Pro is quite much and is definitely worth the few extra bucks in my opinion. You can never go wrong with Xiaomi budget smartphones.

SEE ALSO: Xiaomi Redmi 6A VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A: can Redmi 6A beat its predecessor’s success?

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro VS Xiaomi Redmi 6 Full Specs Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Xiaomi Redmi 6
Dimensions and Weight 149.3 x 71.7 x 8.8 mm. Weight: 178 g 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm. Weight: 146 g
Display 5.84 inch (79.5% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2280 pixels with 432 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.45 inch (72.7% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1440 pixels with 295 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB. OR RAM: 4GB. ROM: 32/64 microSD, up to 256GB (dedicated slot) RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB. OR. RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Software Android 8.1 Oreo (with MIUI 9.0) Android 8.1 Oreo (with MIUI 10)
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset with Octa-core 2.0GHz processor MediaTek Helio P22 chipset with Octa-core 2.0GHz processor
Camera 5MP front camera + Dual: 12MP f/2.2 aperture and 5MP f/2.2 aperture with LED flash 5MP front camera + Dual: 12MP f/2.2 aperture and 2MP f/2.2 aperture with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 5V/2A 10W Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 5V/2A

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