Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro has been launched as the first Redmi Smartphone with a notch. The Redmi 6 Pro comes with a 19:9 aspect ratio, AI-powered cameras and a massive battery capacity.
This is the upgraded variant of the Redmi 6 and 6A budget-friendly smartphones that was introduced a couple of days ago. The Pro version houses the Snapdragon 625 and with lots of color options to choose from.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Key Specs and Features
・5.84-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2280 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 3GB/4GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
・32GB/64GB built-in storage, expandable up to 256GB
・12MP + 5MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・4000mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Design
Honestly, I think we have seen this back a lot from Xiaomi. The 6 Pro looks totally different from the back compared to its little siblings. It looks more like the Redmi Note 5 Pro thanks antennto its iPhone X-like dual shooters at the top left corner.
It also sports the rear fingerprint scanner count and dual lines. Measuring 8.8 mm in thickness when you turn over to the sides and weighs 178g overall. It will be available in Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold and Red colours.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Display
Just like I stated above, this is the first Redmi Smartphone with a notch-screen. Not just any notch, a unique notch that is super minimal compared to what we saw on the Mi 8 flagship series. Although, the bottom bezels seems annoyingly thicker.
You get a tall 5.84-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen on this baby. This screen offers a 19:9 aspect ratio and boasts of 1080 x 2280 pixels in resolution and 432 pixels per inch density. The screen also stretches up to 79.5% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
Behind the screen, the Snapdragon 625 chip from Qualcomm takes charge. The chip was built on a 14nm process technology, so power efficiency should be great. There’s an octa-core processor that clocks at the normal speed of 2.0GHz, while the Adreno 506 graphics card handles graphics.
The cheaper variant has 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage space, there’s another variant with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. While the more expensive variant boasts of 4GB of RAM and a massive 64GB storage space. You can upgrade all variants up to 256GB, and experience Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 skin.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Camera
At the rear, we can see dual 12MP + 5MP shooters that has f/2.2 aperture, 1.25 μm pixel size and f/2.2 aperture, 1.12 μm pixel size respectively. Features on the camera include gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama. While the AI-powered 5MP selfie camera supports HDR and Face ID.
Network and Battery Life
The Redmi 6 Pro supports 4G LTE and accommodates dual Nano SIM, with support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB port 2.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery with fast charging technology. Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is available on shopping stores, starting from $149 to $199, that’s about (N50,000 – N70,000).
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Full Specs
・Announced: June 2018
・Status: Available. June 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Aluminium
・Dimensions: 149.3 x 71.7 x 8.8 mm
・Colour: Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2280 pixels
・Pixel Density: 432ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 79.5%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.2GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 506
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB/32GB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes