Xiaomi on November 6, Tuesday announced the Redmi Note 6 Pro in Indonesia and today on November 22 it launched in India. In Indonesia, the company also introduced Mi Home Security Camera 360-degree, the Mi Band 3, and the Mi 8 Lite. This one is the successor of Redmi Note 5 Pro and features almost same with a few upgraded hardware specifications.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with a slightly new design and upgraded cameras. The display has a wider notch with a thinner chin at the bottom. However, the bigger notch area doesn’t contain IR Face Unlock Sensor still, it contains dual selfie cameras. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has two selfie cameras on the front and dual rear shooters as well. While the previous model Redmi Note 5 Pro features a single selfie camera and dual rear cameras. The overall design overview seems the same as the previous model including a rear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro features a 6.26-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with 2160×1080 pixels resolution, a 19:9 aspect ratio. It’s having a 86% screen-to-body ratio. The notched display sports with a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass protection and a P2i water-repellent nanotechnology. Under the hood, the device is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor clocked up to 1.8GHz coupled with Adreno 509 GPU, 4GB/6GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 flash storage variant. The storage can be expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card.
Redmi Note 6 Pro Cameras
The smartphone sports a dual rear camera set up of a 12MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/1.9 aperture lens along with 1.4µm pixels, the Dual Pixel Autofocus feature, LED flash, EIS, Panorama, AI Dynamic Bookeh, Auto-HDR, Manual mode etc. On the front side, the handset houses a dual 20MP+2MP selfie cameras with 1.8µm pixels, AI portrait 2.0 mode, Beautify 4.0 mode, AI Face Unlock also. The camera sensors are also capable of AI Scene Recognition over 32 categories. This has Spectra 160 ISP which works well default MIUI-based camera. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo over MIUI 10 custom skin out-of-the-box.
Connectivity and Sensors
In terms of the Connectivity options, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro includes a dual nano-SIM (hybrid) support, Bluetooth V5.0, dual 4G VoLTE, USB 2.0 port, a 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4G+5G), Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou. The smartphone features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor along with the facial recognition for unlocking the screen. It also includes all the major sensors like Ambient Light, Proximity, IR blaster, Distance sensor, Accelerometer, Hall, Gyro, Magnetometer, e-Compass etc.
The headphone jack and charging port have rust protection this time. The smartphone is packed with a massive 4,000mAh battery along with Quick Charge 3.0 support which will last up to 2 days on a full charge based on activity. The handset measures 157.9×76.4×8.26mm and weigh 182 grams.
Redmi Note 6 Pro Price and Availability in India
The device will be available in Black, Blue, Red, and Rose Gold color options. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro price starts at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB+64GB variant and Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB+64GB model in India. The buyers can get Rs. 2,400 instant cashback and up to 6TB of additional Jio 4G data at the time of purchase. The first sale will start from tomorrow on 23rd November, Friday as Black Friday Sale at 12 PM noon exclusively via Flipkart and Mi.com website.
If you buy the 4GB+64GB model from the first Black Friday Sale, you can get your device at Rs. 12,999 (i.e. 1,000 rupees off) and the 6GB+64GB model can avail at Rs. 14,999 (i.e. 1,000 rupees off) in this Dollar-Rupee fluctuation period. In this sale, on the purchase via HDFC Bank Debit/Credit card or EMI transaction buyers can get flat Rs. 500 off.
Published: 5th Nov 2018 | Last Updated: 22nd Nov 2018