Xiaomi launches entry-level “dominators” Redmi 6 and 6A
While other budget phone makers seem to compromise on user joy to pull down the price, Xiaomi doesn’t. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 (entry-level spec’d phone) and 6A (entry level dual camera phone), each with two variants, come with a look, feel, and features that makes sense to price them even more. Specs and prices, flash sale and availability info below (differences between Redmi 6 and 6A highlighted in orange).
Redmi 6 (above)
3GB + 32GB for Php 7,490 | Php 6,990 on July 23 Lazada sale
4GB + 64GB for Php 8,990 | Php 8,490 on July 23 Lazada sale
Redmi 6A (above)
2GB + 16GB for Php 5,290 | Php 4,990 on Shopee’s flash sale on July 23.
2GB + 32GB for Php 5,990 | Available soon.
|Xiaomi Redmi 6||Xiaomi Redmi 6A|
|5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 IPS display @ 1440 x 720 resolution||5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 IPS display @ 1440 x 720 resolution|
|MediaTek Helio P22 2.0GHz octa-core processor||MediaTek Helio A22 2.0GHz quad-core processor|
|PowerVR GE8320||PowerVR GE8320|
|3GB, 4GB of RAM||2GB of RAM|
|32GB, 64GB storage, expandable up to 265GB||16GB, 32GB storage, expandable up to 265GB|
|12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, AI, LED Flash||13MP rear camera with LED Flash|
|5MP front camera||5MP front camera|
|Dual-SIM (Hybrid)||Dual-SIM (Hybrid)|
|4G LTE||4G LTE|
|WiFi 802.11 b/g/n||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth 4.2||Bluetooth 4.2|
|GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou|
|Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic||Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic|
|Fingerprint scanner | Face Unlock||None | Face Unlock|
|Android 8.1 Oreo (MIUI 10)||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|3,000mAh battery||3,000mAh battery|
|Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold||Cherry Blossom, Sand Gold, Bali Blue, Platinum Silver|
|3GB + 32GB for Php 7,490||2GB + 16GB for Php 5,290|
|4GB + 64GB for Php 8,990||2GB + 32GB for Php 5,990|
Yes. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 (above) looks a lot like the feature-toned down variant, the 6A. How to tell them apart: look for the dual rear cameras on the Redmi 6.