Along with budget-centric Redmi 6 and mid-range Redmi 6 Pro, Xiaomi has also launched their new entry-level smartphone in the Redmi Series—Redmi 6A in India, today. The Redmi 6A was first launched in China back in June and is the successor to the last year’s Redmi 5A. The main highlights of the smartphone are its 18:9 FullView display, MediaTek Soc, AI Face unlock, and a large 3000 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A: A New Budget Killer!

Talking about the specs, the Redmi 6A also features a similar 5.45″-inch HD+ (1440 × 720 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, as the Redmi 6. Under the hood, it is powered by a Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor clocked at 2GHz and coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU handling graphics. Memory-wise, it comes in two storage variants — either 16GB or 32GB of Internal storage with 2GB RAM both. There’s also an option to expand the storage up to 128GB via microSD card slot. Coming to the camera, it sports a 13-megapixel single rear camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front-facing camera with AI Portrait mode. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 and soon upgradeable to MIUI 10. For an entry-level category, so it lacks a Fingerprint sensor and a dual 4G VoLTE functionality. The handset packs a 3000 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A: Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 6A
 Size 5.45″-inch
Type IPS LCD Screen technology
Resolution HD+ (1440 × 720 pixels)
  • 18:9 Aspect ratio
  • 80.7% screen-to-body ratio,
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass
CPU 2GHz Quad-Core
SoC MediaTek Helio A22 12nm Chipset
GPU IMG PowerVR GE8320
Internal 16GB
External  Yes, up to 128GB via MicroSD
OS Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9; upgradeable to MIUI 10
Rear 13MP camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, HDR and Panorama
Front 5MP Camera with f/2.2 aperture and AI Beautify 4.0
Network Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
Connectivity 4G VoLTE,WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2,GPS + GLONASS
Audio  Stereo Speaker, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, & Dual Microphone
Face Unlock Yes, AI Face Unlock
FingerPrint N/A
Battery 3000mAh non-removable battery
Dimensions 147.5×71.5×8.3mm; Weight: 146g

Pricing and Availability

Xiaomi Redmi 6A
2GB + 16GB  Rs. 5999
2GB + 32GB   Rs. 6999
Colors  Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold
Availability The phone will be available exclusively from Flipkart and starting from September 10th at 12 PM.

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