The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is a good smartphone which comes with modern day features like 18:9 aspect ratio, face unlock and comes in multiple colour options like Grey, Gold, Blue, & Rose Gold. The Redmi 6 has 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels and it is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core SoC fabricated on 12mm process and clocks at 2.0GHz. The Redmi 6 comes in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage, and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.
On the camera side, the Redmi 6 packs dual-camera setup on the back – 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies & video-calling.
The Redmi 6 has dual-SIM (GSM + GSM) support and supports Nano-SIM. The smartphone has connectivity features like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the Redmi 6 include Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
The Redmi 6 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with MIUI 10 on top of it, and fingerprint sensor on the back.
The Redmi 6 fuelled by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 sports curved edges on all sides, dual-camera setup on the back, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 features 5.45-inch HD+ display which is bright enough and has decent sunlight legibility. The viewing angles are good and offer a better visual experience. The screen resolution is 720 x 1440 pixels and a pixel density of 295 PPI.
Performance and Storage
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor which is coupled with either 3GB of RAM or 4GB of RAM for smooth performance. It is based on Cortex-A53 architecture and for graphical requirements, it comes with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
On the storage side, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 has either 32GB or 64GB which is good enough to store a number of multimedia files/documents. If you want to store more files/documents then you can expand it further up to 128GB via microSD card.
Camera And Operating System
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 comes with 12MP + 5MP AI dual rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter for selfie & video-calling.
On the software front, the Redmi 6 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with MIUI 10 skin on top.
Connectivity and Battery
In terms of connectivity, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 has a wide range of options like 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, GPS and a microUSB.
The smartphone fuelled with 3,000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Technical Specifications
|SIM Slot||Hybrid Dual SIM Card Slot|
|Box Content||Handset with built-in Battery charger, microUSB cable, Power Adapter, Eject Pin, Case, User Manual, Warranty Card|
|Resolution||720 x 1,440 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio|
|Pixel Density||295 pixels per inch (ppi)|
|Screen to body percentage||80.7%|
Processor and Operating System
|No of Cores||8 (Octa Core)|
|GPU||PowerVR GE8320 GPU|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|User Interface (UI)||MIUI 10|
Memory And Storage
|USB OTG Support||Yes|
|Rear Camera||Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Front Facing Camera||5 MP|
|Selfie Flash||Soft light flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama|
|Video Recording||1920×1080 @ 30 fps, 1280×720 @ 30 fps, 640×480 @ 120 fps|
Internet And Connectivity
|Operating Frequency||2G GSM B2/B3/B5/B8, CDMA 1X/EVDO BC0,
3G WCDMA B1/B2/B4/B5/B8, TD-SCDMA B34/B39
4G FDD-LTE B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B20, TD-LTE B34/B38/B39/B40/B41(120MHz)
|Network||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Internet||EDGE, GPRS, LTE|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB Connectivity||Yes, microUSB 2.0|
|Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)||Yes|
|Headphone Connector||Yes, 3.5mm|
|Build||Front glass, Polycarbonate back panel|
|Colours||Grey, Gold, Blue, & Rose Gold|
|Sensors||Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Fingerprint sensor, and Gyroscope|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail|
|Warranty||1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories|
|Media Player||Yes (AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC)|
|Video Player||Yes (3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player)|