Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, the latest smartphone from the Chinese brand which was launched in India earlier this week, went on sale for the first time on Friday. Now, the company has announced that it managed to sell 600,000 units of Redmi Note 6 Pro within minutes of sale going live.
The company had conducted four flash sales yesterday for the Redmi Note 6 Pro. However, Xiaomi has released numbers of the first sale only and is yet to reveal more details about the other three sales. The phone comes in four color options — Black, Rose Gold, Blue, and Red.
While the starting price of the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India is Rs. 13,999 (approximately $199) for the 4GB RAM model, the phone was available for Rs. 12,999 as a limited time offer. The 6GB RAM model is priced at Rs. 15,999, which roughly converts to $227.
The phone features a 6.26-inch IPS LCD display, featuring a larger notch since it houses two camera sensors, an earpiece, a notification LED and some other sensors.
Under the hood, Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 636 chipset powers the device, coupled with either 4GB or 6GB RAM. It packs 64GB of internal storage and comes with a microSD card that enables you to further expand the phone’s storage capacity.
As for the photography, it comes with a dual camera setup featuring a 12MP primary sensor with f/1.9 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. On the front side too, the phone features a dual camera setup consisting of a 20-megapixel + 2-megapixel sensors. 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).
Connectivity options on the device include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB OTG, microUSB 2.0, GPS and 3.5mm headphone jack. Other features on the phone include a fingerprint scanner and face unlock.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with MIUI on top and is powered by a 4,000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology. It is claimed to offer 4G calling time of up to 30 hours on a single charge.