Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro launched for Rs. 13,999 (~$196) with quad cameras and notched screen in India

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is now official in India. It has arrived as an incremental update for the well-received Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone that was announced in February this year in the country. The Note 6 Pro borrows some of its specs from the Note 5 Pro. The rear shell of the phone is identical to the predecessor phone. The USP of the smartphone is that it comes with two rear cameras and two front-facing shooters. Moreover, it is equipped with a bigger notched display that offers a larger screen space.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications and Features

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro measures 157.9 x 76.4 x 8.3mm and it weighs 182 grams. In terms of dimensions and weight, there is not much difference between the Note 6 Pro and its predecessor. The Note 6 Pro is equipped with a large-sized IPS LCD screen of 6.26 inches. It features a larger notch since it houses two camera sensors, an earpiece, a notification LED and some other sensors. The Redmi Note 6 Pro offers a tall aspect ratio of 19:9. The display is shielded by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

The Snapdragon 636 chipset is at the helm of the Redmi Note 6 Pro. It comes with 4 GB / 6 GB of RAM and 64 of native storage. A microSD card can be used on the second SIM slot on the device. The Android 8.1 Oreo OS is available preloaded on the device along with MIUI 10 skin. The smartphone is packed with 4,000mAh which is enabled with support for Quick Charge 3.0. The big battery offers a 4G calling time of up to 30 hours on a single charge.

Placed at the front is f/2.0 aperture 20-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual camera system. The rear shell of the phone is fitted with f/1.9 aperture 12-megapixel + f/2.2 aperture dual camera setup. The photography features available on the smartphone include dual pixel autofocus, AI scene recognition, studio light photography, AI Portrait mode 2.0 and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS).

The other features that are available on the Redmi Note 6 Pro are fingerprint scanner, face unlock through front camera, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB OTG, microUSB 2.0, GPS and 3.5mm headphone jack. During the launch event, the company revealed for special for Indian users in coastal areas, the Redmi Note 6 Pro will be available with rust protection for charging port and audio jack.

 Redmi Note 6 Pro Pricing and Availability

The Redmi Note 6 Pro will be exclusively available for buying through Flipkart apart from Mi.com and Mi Home Stores. The smartphone will be made available through its very first sale at 12 PM on Flipkart through the Black Friday Sale. Later on, the Redmi Note 6 Pro will be also available for buying through Mi Preferred Stores and Mi Stores.

The 64 GB Redmi Note 6 Pro with 4 GB of RAM is priced at Rs. 13,999 (~$196). The second model has 64 GB storage and 6 GB of RAM and it costs Rs. 15,999 (~$229). The Note 6 Pro can be bought in colors like Black, Rose Gold, Blue and Red.  The box package of the phone will include 10W charger and ultra-slim case. Jio SIM users who purchase the Redmi Note 6 Pro can take advantage of Rs. 2,400 instant cash back and 6 TB of 4G data.

Only for tomorrow, customers who purchase the Redmi Note 6 Pro through the Black Friday Sale can avail the 4 GB and 6 GB variants at respective reducing pricings of Rs. 12,999 (~$182) and Rs. 14,999 (~$210). By using the HDFC credit card tomorrow, users can take advantage of an instant cash back of Rs. 500.