After launching the device in China, Xiaomi has now launched the next device in the famous and massively successful Redmi Note lineup in India. Meet the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, the device that takes the Redmi Note legacy one small step forward.
|Specification||Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro|
|Dimensions||157.9 x 76.4 x 8.3 mm|
|Display||6.26″ IPS LCD with notch|
|Display Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels (403 ppi density), 19:9 ratio|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (14nm): 8x Kryo 260 @ 1.8GHz|
|RAM + Storage||4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage;
6GB RAM (LPDDR4X) + 64GB internal storage
|MicroSD expandability||Yes (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Rear Camera||12MP, f/1.9, dual pixel PDAF +
5MP, f/2.2 depth sensor
|Front Camera||20MP, f/2.0 +
2MP, f/2.2 depth sensor
|Battery||4,000 mAh; supports Quick Charge 3.0|
|Dual SIM||Yes, Hybrid second SIM slot (choose second SIM or microSD)|
|3.5mm headphone jack||Yes|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes (Rear)|
|Android OS||MIUI 10 over Android 8.1 Oreo|
The specifications of the Redmi Note 6 Pro come as no surprise to anyone. What continues to surprise us is that so little has changed from the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, while the rest of the market continues to adapt and even inch ahead of Xiaomi in a category where the Redmi Note lineup was the leader. When compared to the Redmi Note 5 Pro, the Redmi Note 6 Pro is just a minor upgrade. Perhaps a more accurate name for this device would have been “Redmi Note 5.1 Pro,” because it’s practically the same phone with a notched display and a better camera setup.
Pricing and Availability
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro will be available in India for a price of ₹13,999 for the 4GB RAM variant and ₹15,999 for the 6GB RAM variant. First sale of the device begins tomorrow, where the device will be on sale for a special Black Friday pricing of ₹12,999 for the 4GB RAM variant and ₹14,999 for the 6GB RAM variant. The phone will be available for purchase tomorrow at these introductory prices on Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Homes. Post the Black Friday sale, the device will be available across online and offline channels.
Stay tuned for our hands-on of the device!
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