Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched two budget smartphones at an event in China and available for sale on June 15 in four colours - Blue, Gold, Grey and Rose Gold. The special things to be noticed in the new entry of Xiaomi are the AI enabled face unlock feature, voice assistant and MediaTek chipsets instead of Snapdragon. Experts believe that the new chipsets shall be built in its next-generation smartphone models.
Redmi 6 and 6A specifications are combinedly listed below for the customer review to clearly notify the similarities and differences between the models.
Display of Redmi 6 and 6A
1440 x 720 pixels resolution
OS & Processor of Redmi 6 and 6A
Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 user interface
2 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC for Redmi 6
2 GHz Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC for Redmi 6A
RAM & Internal Storage of Redmi 6 and 6A
Redmi 6 : 2 GB /16 GB
Redmi 6A: 3 GB or 4 GB / 32 GB or 64 GB
Expandable upto 128 GB
Rear / Selfie Camera of Redmi 6 and 6A
Redmi 6 12 MP + 5 MP/ 5 MP
Redmi 6A 13 MP / 5 MP
Dual camera set-up is not found in Redmi 6A but other advanced camera features like LED Flash, Face detection, Geo tagging, touch to focus are made available. On the other hand, more advanced sensors such as Fingerprint, gyroscope are built in Redmi 6 rather than in Redmi 6A.
Battery of both models : 3,000 mAh Li-ion
Connectivity of Redmi 6 : 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, GPS, Bluetooth 5
Connectivity of Redmi 6A: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2
In addition to these, 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio and micro USB 2.0 port are built in both the smartphones.
The expected prices of Redmi 6 two variants and Redmi 6A in India shall be Rs.10,000, Rs.8,000 and Rs.6,000 approximately.