Xiaomi Redmi 6 has been launched in China as the next generation Redmi smartphones. This is coming just days after the company introduced the Mi 8 flagships. The Redmi 6 is here as the successor to the Redmi 5, and it brings some of the most trendy features yet.
Of course, the device is built around a bezel-less screen just like its predecessor, there’s a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant as well. It comes with Artificial Intelligence powered Face ID, this lets you unlock with the feature even in low light. Without further ado, lets find out more about the Xiaomi Redmi 6.
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The Redmi 6 has an aluminium alloy overall unibody, just like the Redmi Note 5A Prime. However, the body on the Redmi seems to have been more polished and classy looking. It comes with dual antenna lines as well which absolutely adds to the beauty of the device.
It sports dual rear cameras, something the Redmi 5 couldn’t boast of. The cameras are horizontal at the top left corner with the LED flash right beside it. When you turn over to the side, it measures 8.3 mm in thickness and weighs 146g overall. It was launched in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold.
The Redmi 6 comes with a bezel-less display as well, it dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio as usual. Just like on the Redmi 5, the bezels around the screen are still pretty much visible, and it seems we have to wait for the next generation Redmi series to sport a notch.
The small 5.45-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen might not appeal to big screen lovers. Nonetheless, it boasts of 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 295 pixel per inch density for clear visuals. The screen could only get to 72.7% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
Making everything work from underneath is the MediaTek Helio P22 chip, which was built on a 12nm process technology. The 8-Cores of processor on this device clocks at a fast rate of 2.0GHz, while the PowerVR GE8320 graphics processor handles graphics.
You get to choose from two options in terms of storage and RAM. There’s one with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM, while the cheaper variant has 32GB storage space and 3GB of RAM. Both storage space can be upgraded up to 256GB using a memory card. Xiaomi Redmi 6 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10 on top.
Xiaomi added an extra camera on the Redmi 6, it houses dual 12MP + 5MP shooters with f/2.2 aperture respectively. The 12MP lens has 1.25 μm pixel size, while the 5MP lens right beside it has 1.12 μm pixel size. Both cameras are AI powered with features like phase detection autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama and others. Record videos of 1080p@30fps and take cute selfies with the 5 MP selfie shooter that supports Face ID as well.
Powering the Xiaomi Redmi 6 is a 3000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 1.9 hours.
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Xiaomi Redmi 6 Full Technical Specifications
|Model||Xiaomi Redmi 6|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm|
|Colours||Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold|
|Display Type||HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant|
|12MP + 5MP|
White balance settings
|Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22|
|Yes, up to 256GB|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, microUSB|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
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