Xiaomi Redmi note 6 flagship smartphone has been launched at a Beijing event, ending the year-long wait of fans of the brand. At the Redmi note 6 launch event, the company stressed on factors such as the premium 3D glass design, powerful Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB of RAM, and dual rear cameras of new Redmi note 6 smartphone comes with the new Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB of RAM, dual-rear cameras. The new Xiaomi smartphone
Xiaomi Redmi note 6 price and variants
Coming to the Xiaomi Redmi note 6 price, there are three variants at different price points. The Redmi note 6 variant with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM has been priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 23,500), while the model with 128GB storage and 6GB RAM costs CNY 2,899 (roughly Rs. 27,000); both variants come in Black, White and Blue colour options. Apart from the two regular versions, Xiaomi has also announced a third version of the smartphone, called the Redmi note 6 Ceramic, which sports a four-side curved ceramic body and 18K gold-plated camera rims at the back, and comes in Black colour. It has been priced at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 28,000) and comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
Xiaomi at the event also announced a Silver Edition of the Redmi note 6 which will sport four-sided 3D curves and an ultra reflective mirror finish. At the keynote, Jun said the Silver Edition will “exude a totally different feel from the blue version you’ve seen!”
The new flagship smartphone packs the latest octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at 2.45GHz coupled with 6GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. Lei Jun, Founder and CEO, Xiaomi, at the event claimed that the Xiaomi Mi 6 with the Snapdragon 835 has better graphics performance compared to the iPhone 7 while the handset was able to beat the new Samsung Galaxy S8 in benchmark results such as AnTuTu.
The Xiaomi Redmi note 6 display measures 5.15-inch diagonally and sports full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) resolution. Its maximum brightness is 600 nits, but the brightness can be reduced automatically down to as low as 1 nit to reduce eye-strain.
Xiaomi Redmi note 6’s four-sided 3D glass feature on the Mi 6 looks premium and adds overall appeal to the handset. The phone’s sides are made from stainless steel which offer high-gloss outline. The company has ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack, and the USB port is USB Type-C.
Jun stressed that the new Redmi note 6 has been “precisely crafted like a watch.” He also claimed that the dual camera at the back has been “seamlessly integrated.” The fingerprint scanner on Redmi note 6 is now placed under-glass at the front. He added that the Redmi note 6 is resistant to wear and tear, and claimed it’s “splash-resistant”.
Xiaomi Redmi note 6 camera, as expected, features the dual camera setup at the back. The Xiaomi Redmi note 6 sports dual 12-megapixel rear cameras, a setup reminiscent of the iPhone 7 Plus. The phone features a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and another 12-megapixel telephoto camera for 2x lossless zoom. Its binocular stereoscopic vision imaging and depth learning algorithm makes edge recognition more accurate in the photos, says Xiaomi. The Redmi note 6 camera features phase-detection autofocus, and four-axis anti-shake functionality to ensure blur-free images.
For connectivity, the Xiaomi Redmi note 6 supports 2X2 MIMO Wi-Fi, and 4G+ networks with download speed of up to 600Mbps and up to 100Mbps upload speed. With 3350mAh battery, Xiaomi Redmi note 6 has features such as front-firing dual speakers, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-SIM support (4G + 4G/ 3G/ 2G), 8-megapixel front camera with 1080p video capture at 30fps, slo-mo videos,