The phone was launched in China for CNY 1299, and will soon come to India.

Xiaomi launches Redmi 6 Pro with 199 display and dual camera
Atom Tech Shorts Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:48

Xiaomi’s next release under the Redmi brand is the Redmi 6 Pro. The phone has been released only China this week and goes on sale on Tuesday (June 26).

The specifications of the new phone include a 5.84 inch display which is a full HD+ one with the screen resolution reading 1080x2280 pixels. The aspect ratio has been kept at 19:9 giving more real estate on the screen. The inevitable notch is also provided on the top of the front screen. Xiaomi is releasing the new phone in two RAM variants, 3GB and 4GB and the internal storage also has two options 32GB and 64GB. There is a dedicated slot for a microSD card that enables the user to expand the storage to 256GB.

The processor is an octa core, 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625SoC. And a 4000 mAh battery to power the device takes the Redmi 6 Pro an edge within the segment it is targeting this phone to be sold.

On the camera front, there is a dual camera setup in the rear with one 12MP and one 5MP sensors in combination while the front selfie camera sports a 5MP sensor. The selfie camera is backed by the AI Portrait mode feature as well as HDR capability.

The connectivity options are complete including 4G VoLTE and the physical 3.5mm jack for audio out is also provided. The suit of sensors on board is also complete.

In China, Redmi has announced the prices for the different variants: the 3GB-32GB variant of the Redmi 6 Pro will be sold at CNY 999 (Rs 10,400) and the 4GB-32GB and 4GB-64GB variants at CNY 1119 (Rs 12,500) and CNY 1299 (Rs 13,600) respectively. There is no information in when exactly the phone will be released in India and what its pricing will be.

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