Last week, Xiaomi launched its latest mid-range smartphone in China — Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro. The device was launched in multiple color variants, including Rose Gold, Sand Gold, Lake Blue, Black and Flame Red. Now, the company has announced that the Redmi 6 Pro Bali Blue color variant will be available for purchase in China on 6th July at 10:00 AM.
As for the pricing, the Redmi 6 Pro Blue color variant’s 3GB RAM model is priced at 999 Yuan (approximately $151), 4GB RAM + 32GB storage model is priced at 1,199 Yuan (approximately $181) and the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model will be available for 1,299 Yuan, which roughly converts to $196.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is the first Redmi-series smartphone to come with a notched display, which seems to be the trend nowadays. It features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with 2280 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, clocked up to 2GHz and coupled with the Adreno 506 graphics processor.
The device packs 3GB / 4GB RAM and 32GB / 64GB internal storage. There’s a microSD card slot that supports storage expansion up to 256GB. In terms of optics, there are dual rear cameras on the back – a 12-megapixel f/2.2 1.25um sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. The front camera has a 5-megapixel sensor with AI portrait mode, AI beauty mode, HDR, and support for AI face unlock feature.
Xiaomi says that the phone’s camera app has an AI portrait mode, bokeh mode, night-scene enhancement, EIS, and HDR. The company adds that the device can record 1080p, 720p and 4800p videos at 30fps and also record 720p slow-motion videos at 120fps.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (dual-band 2.4GHz, 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and 3.5mm headphone jack. It runs on Android Oreo out of the box with Xiaomi’s own MIUI 9 on top. The device is powered by a 4,000mAh battery that comes with support for 5V/2A charging.