GUWAHATI, Sept 11: Xiaomi introduced the incredibly accessible Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro in India. Redmi 6 Pro features an AI dual camera and two-day battery life, while Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A feature the Helio P22 and Helio A22 chipsets respectively, both of which bring the 12nm process to a new segment.
Redmi 6A is the successor to Redmi 5A, ranked as the number one selling smartphone in Q2 2018 continuously for seven months, with more than three million units shipped in Q2 2018, as per IDC. Redmi 5A was also the bestselling Android phone globally in March 2018 according to Counterpoint Research.
Head – category & online sales, Xiaomi India said, Raghu Reddy, “At Xiaomi, we always thrive to push our boundaries and make higher level innovation accessible to all our users at honest pricing. We are proud to be bringing Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro to the market which establishes our true philosophy. With the only smartphones in its segment with 12nm architecture – we hope Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 will be worthy successors in the market with their performance. Redmi 6 Pro with AI dual camera and an astounding two-day battery is also another proof point of Xiaomi’s focus on providing best specs, highest quality at an honest pricing.”
Redmi 6 sports the latest Helio P22 octa-core SoC that uses an ultra-efficient 12nm processor, which consumes about 48% lesser power than comparable 28nm chipsets. It pairs a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 up to 2.0GHz with an IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU. CPU and GPU performance are up to an impressive 30% and 72% faster respectively than competitor alternatives. The CPU also features ARM’s big. LITTLE architecture that automatically switches between performance and power-efficient cores depending on tasks, so as to achieve balanced performance and power consumption.
Redmi 6 has a 5.45-inch 18:9 Full Screen Display with an HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. Its polycarbonate back panel has a look and feel akin to a brushed metal surface, and sports an arc design which symmetrically curves and gently tapers towards the edges, providing a great hand feel.