Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A

Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A: New budget smartphones from Xiaomi under $150. Xiaomi is back again with new smartphones. After the company released their latest flagship (Xiaomi Mi 8) last month, their attention has been shifted to the budget market. We now have the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A. Both smartphones come with some trending features like an 18:9 aspect ratio display and they succeed the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5A budget smartphones.

Before we go into the differences between the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Xiaomi Redmi 5, let’s see what the new Xiaomi Redmi 6 has to offer against the Xiaomi Redmi 6A. Both are budget smartphones, so it’s all about the quality-price ratio.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A – The Design

Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A
Xiaomi Redmi 6
Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A
Xiaomi Redmi 6A

Despite the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A being budget smartphones, it still features some great specs. On the Xiaomi Redmi 6 is a dual rear camera aligned at the top left corner in a horizontal direction. While the Xiaomi Redmi 6A features a single rear camera. There isn’t much difference between the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A, you get a front Corning gorilla glass with an aluminum unibody. There’s also an antenna line at the top and bottom of the smartphones.

The Xiaomi Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 measures the same 8.3mm thickness. While the Xiaomi Redmi 6A weighs 145 grams and the Redmi 6 weighing 146 grams. The Grey, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold body colors are available for both the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and the Xiaomi Redmi 6A. One of the key highlights of the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A is the AI-aided face unlock, which is an essential part of the new MIUI 10 user interface from Xiaomi. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. While on the Xiaomi Redmi 6A, there’s no fingerprint sensor and you’ll have to use the face unlock for biometric security.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A – The Display

I was expecting the Xiaomi Redmi 6 to feature a better display but that wasn’t the case here. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A sports a 5.45 inch IPS LCD panel with 72.7% screen-to-body ratio. Their display features a 720 x 1440 pixels resolution, an 18:9 aspect ratio and 295 pixels per inch density. This is a win for the Redmi 6A cause it’s like a smaller model of the Xiaomi Redmi 6.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A – The Camera

The single rear camera of the Xiaomi Redmi 6A packs a 13MP sensor, f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. While the dual rear camera of the Xiaomi Redmi 6 packs a 12MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. Up front, is a 5MP front-facing camera with a f/2.2 aperture for both the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A.

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

The hardware department is probably the main difference between both smartphones. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is being powered by MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, PowerVR GE8320 graphics processing unit and an Octa-core processor, which is clocked at 2.0GHz. While the Xiaomi Redmi 6A is being powered by MediaTek Helio A22 chipset and a Quad-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. The graphics processing unit of the MediaTek Helio A22 is unknown at this moment. The MediaTek Helio P22 and A22 are both built with 12nm process technology. The only difference is that the Helio A22 runs on Quad-core (4-cores) while the Helio P22 runs on Octa-core (8-core).

The Xiaomi Redmi 6A runs on MIUI 10 skin on top Android 8.1 Oreo, 2GB memory and 16GB storage. While the Redmi 6 runs on MIUI 10 skin with Android 8.1 Oreo and 3GB memory with 32GB storage or 4GB memory with 64GB storage.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A – The Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A packs the same non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery, which not so good. I remember their predecessors, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 has a 3300 mAh battery while the Redmi 5A has a 3000 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 6A – The Price

Xiaomi truly deserves some accolades in the pricing of their latest budget smartphones. The Xiaomi Redmi 6A is available for about $106 (N37,100) while the Xiaomi Redmi 6 is sold for around $141 (N49,350). Both smartphones offer tremendous value for money. As you can see from our comparison article, the hardware, camera and fingerprint sensor are the major difference between.

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Xiaomi Redmi 6 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5 Full Specs Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Xiaomi Redmi 5
Dimensions and Weight 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm. Weight: 146 g 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm. Weight: 145 g
Display 5.45 inch (72.7% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1440 pixels with 295 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: 64GB microSD, up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot) RAM: 2GB. ROM: 16GB microSD, up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Software Android 8.1 Oreo (with MIUI 10) Android 8.1 Oreo (with MIUI 10)
Hardware MediaTek Helio P22 chipset with Octa-core 2.0GHz processor MediaTek Helio A22 chipset with Quad-core 2.0GHz processor
Camera 5MP f/2.2 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/2.2 aperture and 5MP f/2.2 aperture rear camera with LED flash 5MP f/2.2 aperture front camera + 13MP f/2.2 aperture rear camera with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 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-lon 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face Unlock, Fast battery charging Face Unlock, Fast battery charging

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