Xiaomi Redmi 6 Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

After releasing its flagship Mi 8 trio, Xiaomi went further to refresh the other side of its portfolio (I am talking about the Redmi series). Just last week, the Chinese phone manufacturer unveiled its entry level devices, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A. In this post, I shall be showing you the features and specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi 6, together with its price and availability. My next post, will uncover the Redmi 6A.

After releasing its flagship Mi 8 trio, Xiaomi went further to refresh the other side of its portfolio (I am talking about the Redmi series). Just last week, the Chinese phone manufacturer unveiled its entry level devices, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A. In this post, I shall be showing you the features and specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi 6, together with its price and availability. My next post, will uncover the Redmi 6A. IMAGE Xiaomi Redmi 6 Features The Xiaomi Redmi 6 came with a 5.45 inch HD+ (720 x 1440 pixel) IPS display, with a contemporary 18:9 aspect ratio. Its chipset is a MediaTek Helio P22 chip having a 2GHz octa-core CPU. The battery powering the Xiaomi Redmi 6 has a 3000mAh capacity, which is way lower than the 3300mAh battery found in the Redmi 5. But given the Redmi 6 came with more efficient chipset and smaller screen, the battery should last quite longer. Also read: Redmi 5 The Xiaomi Redmi 6 will be available in two memory options; 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage or 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage. Both internal storage are expandable via the use of a microSD card slot. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 has a dual camera setup at the back (12MP + 5MP) and a 5MP front-facing camera for taking selfies. [ads2] The key feature of the Xiaomi Redmi 6 is the AI-aided face unlock. Once a user lifts up the phone, the screen lights up and scans the face of the user making the whole unlocking process a bit faster and more convenient. In case you prefer a fingerprint unlock, you can also find a fingerprint scanner at the back of the Redmi 6. Also read: last Talking about AI (Artificial Intelligence), it is an essential part of the whole MIUI 10 software that powers the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and will help with performance and camera skills. Xiaomi Redmi 6 Specifications NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) Speed HSPA, LTE GPRS Yes EDGE Yes LAUNCH Announced 2018, June Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, June 15th BODY Dimensions 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (5.81 x 2.81 x 0.33 in) Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Size 5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~72.7% screen-to-body ratio) Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~295 ppi density) Multitouch Yes - MIUI 9 PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 GPU PowerVR GE8320 MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM CAMERA Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama Video 1080p@30fps Secondary 5 MP, 1080p SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Loudspeaker Yes 3.5mm jack Yes - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Radio FM radio USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM Browser HTML5 - XviD/MP4/H.264 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery MISC Colours Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold Price About 120 EUR Xiaomi Redmi 6 Price and Availability The Xiaomi Redmi 6 price for the standard version (3GB/32GB) cosy just CNY799 in China, which is approximately $125 in the United States of America. The improved storage version (4GB/64GB) price goes for CNY999 in China and $155 in the United States of America. [ads1] The phone started selling in China since the 15th of June 2018. The Redmi 6 availability in the global market is still yet unknown at the moment.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Features

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 came with a 5.45 inch HD+ (720 x 1440 pixel) IPS display, with a contemporary 18:9 aspect ratio. Its chipset is a MediaTek Helio P22 chip having a 2GHz octa-core CPU. The battery powering the Xiaomi Redmi 6 has a 3000mAh capacity, which is way lower than the 3300mAh battery found in the Redmi 5. But given the Redmi 6 came with more efficient chipset and smaller screen, the battery should last quite longer.

Also read: Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Specifications, Price and Features

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 will be available in two memory options; 3GB RAM  + 32GB internal storage or 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage. Both internal storage are expandable via the use of a microSD card slot. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 has a dual camera setup at the back (12MP + 5MP) and a 5MP front-facing camera for taking selfies.

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The key feature of the Xiaomi Redmi 6 is the AI-aided face unlock. Once a user lifts up the phone, the screen lights up and scans the face of the user making the whole unlocking process a bit faster and more convenient. In case you prefer a fingerprint unlock, you can also find a fingerprint scanner at the back of the Redmi 6.

Also read: Vivo NEX A Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

Talking about AI (Artificial Intelligence), it is an essential part of the whole MIUI 10 software that powers the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and will help with performance and camera skills.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, June
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, June 15th

 

BODY

Dimensions 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (5.81 x 2.81 x 0.33 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz)
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~72.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – MIUI 9

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320

 

MEMORY

Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

 

CAMERA

Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP, 1080p

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

 

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – XviD/MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

 

MISC

Colours Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold
Price About 120 EUR

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 price for the standard version (3GB/32GB) cosy just CNY799 in China, which is approximately $125 in the United States of America. The improved storage version (4GB/64GB) price goes for CNY999 in China and $155 in the United States of America.

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The phone started selling in China since the 15th of June 2018. The Redmi 6 availability in the global market is still yet unknown at the moment.

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