Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro with notched display, dual cameras, AI face unlock launched

first_imgThe Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro was finally launched in China on Sunday and it is exactly what weeks of teasers and official renders have told us. The Redmi 6 Pro is Xiaomi’s first Redmi phone to sport an iPhone X-like notch. The budget smartphone also packs a whole bunch of notable specs and features that includes a 19:9 display, dual cameras, a large battery and AI face unlock, among other things. The Redmi 6 Pro was launched alongside the Mi Pad 4 and have been announced only for China as of now.The Redmi 6 Pro comes just days after Xiaomi announced the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A budget smartphones. What sets the Redmi 6 Pro apart from other Xiaomi phones is that it is the first to sport a display notch to allow for a larger screen-to-body ratio. The phone comes with a 5.84-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2240) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. As far as everything else goes, the phone looks pretty similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. This includes a rear panel that is a combination of metal and plastic with vertically placed dual cameras on the top left corner and a fingerprint sensor.The Redmi 6 Pro sounds like a mix of the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 chipset, similar to the Redmi Note 5. This is coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU and either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. Depending on the RAM variant, you get either 32GB or 64GB of storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. The dual rear camera setup is similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro as it includes a 12-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and LED flash, and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor that allows for AI Portrait mode. Up front, you get a 5-megapixel that also supports AI Portrait mode, HDR and AI face unlock.advertisementLike the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, the Redmi 6 Pro also houses a large 4,000mAh battery, which means the phone should take through a day and then some. The newest Redmi phone brings expected connectivity options like dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, micro-USB and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Redmi 6 Pro runs MIUI 9 on top of Android.The Redmi 6 Pro slots below the Redmi Note 5 Pro and has been priced starting at CNY 999 (approx Rs 10,400) for the 3GB + 32GB variant, and CNY 1,199 (approx Rs 12,500) for the 4GB + 64GB model. The phone will go on sale in China starting 10am on Tuesday and will be available in Black, Blue, Gold, Pink and Red colours. Registrations for the first flash sale is open now. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but you can expect the phone to make it to India in the near future.last_img

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