Yesterday, Xiaomi Inc released the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Android Smartphone. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is their latest budget device. And they impressed.
Furthermore, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 is a Hybrid Dual SIM smartphone powered by a 2 GHz octa-core processor. Also, this device comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded. As for the cameras, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 sports a 12MP rear camera and a 5MP front shooter for selfies. In addition, there’s Android 8.1 Oreo and a 3000 mAh battery.
This post reviews the Xiaomi Redmi 6.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 sports a 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (5.81 x 2.81 x 0.33 in) dimension. With a weight of about 146 g (5.15 oz).
This amazing Smartphone has a 5.45-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colours. With a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, it has an 18:9 aspect ratio (~295 ppi density).
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 comes pre-installed with their flagship MIUI 9 user interface.
The Redmi 6 supports Multitouch too. With a rear mounted Fingerprint Scanner, it comes in four colours: Grey, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold.
Hardware and Software
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 smartphone comes with the Android 8.1 (Oreo); Android operating system.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is powered by a MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset with a 32-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor.
Furthermore, it uses a PowerVR GE8320 GPU for graphics handling.
This amazing smartphone offers 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM memory variants. Which can be expanded up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) via a microSD.
Other sensors on this device are fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass.
Camera and Battery
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 offers a Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm) rear camera setup. With phase detection autofocus and LED flash.
Over to the front camera, there’s a 5 MP, 1080p selfie shooter.
Other features of the camera include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, and panorama.
As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery.
This beauty starts selling for about 120 EUR. Which is equivalent to N50,274.
Finally, here are the full specifications of the Redmi 6.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Released in 2018, June 15th|
|BODY||Dimensions||147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (5.81 x 2.81 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||146 g (5.15 oz)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~72.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)|
|– MIUI 9|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama|
|Secondary||5 MP, 1080p|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– XviD/MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery|
|MISC||Colors||Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold|