Xiaomi hits the news again. This time its the launch of Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro in China, which is the next flagship device after the much popular Redmi Note 5 Pro. Also, Xiaomi is touting the Redmi 6 Pro’s features as 5.84-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras, an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, a 4000mAh battery, a dedicated microSD card slot, as well as AI face unlock, beautification, portrait, and voice assistant features. This Redmi 6 Pro also bears an iPhone X-style notch in its display, which is the first in the Redmi series from the company, and apart from these, the rest of the styling is similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Redmi 6 Pro: Price and release date
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro price starts at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 10,400) for the 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, CNY 1,199 which is roughly ₹12,500 for the 4GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, and CNY 1,299, i.e. roughly ₹13,600 for the 4GB, 64GB variant. Sales start at 10 am CST on Tuesday, i.e. on June 26, with registration for the first flash sale open now. The color variants available would be Black, Blue, Gold, Pink, and Red color variants. However, right now, there’s no word yet on Redmi 6 pro price in India or its release date in the country.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro: Specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro runs on Android-based MIUI 9, and a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) display with an 84-percent NTSC color gamut. Further, this is also powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked up to 2GHz, and coupled with the Adreno 506 GPU, and 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
The Redmi 6 Pro, in fact, boasts of a dual rear camera setup, with a 12-megapixel primary sensor featuring 1.25-micron pixels, a f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, LED flash, apart from the 5-megapixel secondary sensor. It also has a 5-megapixel front camera, with AI Portrait mode and HDR.
Lastly, to conclude, there are 32GB and 64GB inbuilt storage variants of the Redmi 6 Pro, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with a dedicated slot. Connectivity options for this the Redmi 6 Pro include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (dual-band 2.4GHz, 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It measures 149.33×71.68×8.75mm, weighing around 178 grams. The Redmi 6 Pro sports a 4000mAh battery. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, infrared, and a proximity sensor.