Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch Highlights: Redmi 6 series launched, here are the priceshttps://indianexpress.com/article/technology/mobile-tabs/xiaomi-redmi-6a-redmi-6-redmi-6-pro-india-launch-live-update-highlights-5340547/

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch Highlights: Redmi 6 series launched, here are the prices

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro price in India, specifications and features launch Highlights: Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro launched in India.

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Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch Highlights: Price, features, and specifications.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro price in India, specifications and features launch Highlights: Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and Redmi 6 Pro smartphones have been launched in India. Redmi 6 series is the company’s new budget smartphone series in India. Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 come with introductory price for two months, and could change in the future given the current currency fluctuations.

Redmi 6A will cost Rs 5,999 for 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, while the 2GB RAM+32GB storage model of the phone is priced at Rs 6,999. Redmi 6 is priced slightly higher at Rs 7,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant. Redmi 6 will cost Rs 9,499 for 3GB RAM and 64GB storage version. The higher-end Redmi 6 Pro price in India starts at Rs 10,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model, while its 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant will cost Rs 12,999.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 is Flipkart exclusive and sale begins September 10. The sale for Redmi 6 Pro will be held on Mi.com and Amazon India from 12 PM on September 11. The phone will also be available in Mi Homes and via offline partners soon, though the company did not specify an exact date.

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Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro price in India, specifications and features launch Highlights:

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6A specifications recap

Redmi 6A is being touted by the company as "Desh ka NAYA smartphone". It is only available in 2GB+16GB storage variant and internal storage is expandable is expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. The phone features a 5.45-inch HD+ display, 13MP rear camera, and 5MP front shooter.

Redmi 6A is powered by quad-core Helio A22 processor, which can be clocked at up to 2.0GHz. It will be available in blue, gold, rose gold and black colour options. The AI face unlock feature is supported on Redmi 6A as well.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 specifications recap

Redmi 6 has a 5.45-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone supports dual SIM slots along with a dedicated microSD card slot. It gets 12MP+5MP dual rear cameras with AI Portrait feature. The 5MP selfie shooter also supports face unlock features, which the company says is powered by AI.

Under the hood, Redmi 6 packs an octa-core Helio P22 processor,which can be clocked at up to 2.0GHz. It features 3GB/4Gb RAM with 32GB/64GB storage. The internal space is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The battery on Redmi 6 is a 3,000mAh one. The phone will be available in rose gold, blue, black, and gold colour options.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 Pro specifications recap

Redmi 6 Pro gets a 5.84-inch FHD display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a notch on top. The phone features dual rear cameras, a combination of 12MP and 5MP sensors that support AI features like AI Portrait mode. The front camera is 5MP that comes with AI face unlock feature.

Redmi 6 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, coupled with Adreno 506 for graphics performance. It will be available in 3GB RAM 32GB storage and 4GB RAM 64GB storage models. Xiaomi is promising two days of life on Redmi 6 Pro, thanks to a 4,000mAh battery. The phone can be bought in red, blue, black, and gold colour options.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 first sale offer

HDFC debit and credit card buyers, as well as those buying Redmi 6 on EMI transaction, can avail Rs 500 off. Do note the offer will be valid for the first sale only, which will be held on September 10 on Flipkart.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 Pro price in India, sale date

Redmi 6 Pro will cost Rs 10,999, and the sale on Mi.com and Amazon India will begin from 12 PM on September 11. The higher-end 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant of Redmi 6 Pro is priced at Rs 12,999. The phone will soon be available in Mi Homes and via offline partners.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 price in India, sale date

Redmi 6 will cost Rs 7,999 for base storage model with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal space. The 3GB RAM and 64GB storage model of Redmi 6 will cost Rs 9,499. Redmi 6 is Flipkart exclusive and sale begins September 10.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6A price in India

Redmi 6A with 2GB RAM/16GB internal storage will cost Rs 5,999. This is an introductory price valid for first two months, and could change in the future given the current currency fluctuations. The 2GB RAM with 32GB storage will cost Rs 6,999, again for the introductory pricing.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 Pro processor and battery

The battery on Redmi 6 Pro is a 4,000mAh one. The company is promising two days of battery life. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 Pro red colour option launched

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro will also be available in red colour option. The company recently launched a red colour option for Redmi Note 5 Pro as well.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 vs Redmi 5

Here's how Redmi 6 compares with Redmi 5:

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 ships with Helio P22, AI face unlock

The processor on the Redmi 6 is the Helio P22, which has a smaller 12nm FinFET design. This is an eight core processor, clocked at 2.0Ghz. The company is claiming 30 per cent improvement over the previous generation. The phone supports AI face unlock and a fingerprint reader.

Redmi 6 has a dedicated microSD slot, and the phone supports dual VoLTE and dual standby.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6 Design and camera

Redmi 6 sports a 5.45-inch HD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone has brushed metallic finish and improved arc design for better grip. Redmi 6 has a 12MP 5MP camera with 1.25 um pixel size. The phone has an AI portrait mode as well. The camera also has Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) for better video quality.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6A has 13MP rear camera

Redmi 6A features a 13MP rear camera. The company is also adding Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) for better and more stable videos. The 5MP camera on the front has Portrait mode powered by AI.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6A processor details

Redmi 6A will be powered by the Helio A22 processor in India. 12 nm FinFET design. Smaller transistors in the processor ensure better battery performance, efficiency, claims Xiaomi.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6A design and display

Redmi 6A has an 18:9 display with 5.45-inch HD+ display. Screen to body ratio is 80 per cent. Has a brushed metallic finish and arc design. Comes in four colours: black, gold, rose gold and blue.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch event starts

Xiaomi says it has 29 per cent market share in India. One out of three phones sold in India is from Xiaomi. Xiaomi will introduce three phones: Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro. Redmi 6A will be an affordable phone, entry-level smartphone. Redmi 6 offers dual rear camera at a budget price. Redmi 6 Pro is the most expensive one in this list with a better processor and dual rear camera.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Redmi 6A specifications and features

Redmi 6A gets a 5.45-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and it runs MIUI 9, based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The phone is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. It sports a single 13 MP back camera along with a 5MP selfie shooter. 

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch:Redmi 6 Pro with a notch

Redmi 6 Pro will the company's first Redmi series device to feature a notched display. With its launch in India, Xiaomi will attempt to make the notch design standard across budget smartphones as well. Realme 2 is another budget device, that starts at Rs 8,990 and features a notch on top of the display. The phone gets a 5.84-inch screen with Full HD+ resolution.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Expected price of Redmi 6 Pro

Redmi Note 6 Pro price in India could start at around Rs 11,000 and go up to Rs 14,000 for the higher-end storage option. In China, the phone is available in three storage variants - 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM/32GB internal storage, and 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage. Prices are CNY 999 (approximately Rs 10,400), CNY 1,199 (approximately Rs 12,500), CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs 13,600) respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Expected price of Redmi 6

Redmi 6 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage variant costs CNY 799 (approximately Rs 8,400) in China, while its 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage model is priced at CNY 999 (approximately Rs 10,400). In India, the price of the phone is expected to be close to Rs 10,000 or lower for the base storage model, though slightly higher than Redmi 6A.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro India launch: Expected price of Redmi 6A

Redmi 6A is expected to be the cheapest out of the three Redmi 6 series phones. The 2GB RAM and 16GB storage option of Redmi 6A was launched in China for CNY 599, which is around Rs 6,300 on conversion.  In India, we can expect a similar pricing. It remains to be seen of Xiaomi decides to launch other storage variants as well. 

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 Pro, and Redmi 6 ship with Android 8.1 Oreo with the company's MIUI 9 skin on top. Redmi 6 Pro sports the largest 5.84-inch display with Full HD+ resolution and a notch on top. Both Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A stick with a 5.45-inch HD+ notch-less screen with 18:9 aspect ratio.

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In terms of camera, both Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro come with dual rear sensors, a combination of 12MP and 5MP lens. Redmi 6A sports a 13MP back camera. The front camera on all three phones is a 5MP one, with support for some AI features.

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