Xiaomi Redmi 6A with 5.45-inch 18:9 Display, 13MP Rear Camera, 3000mAh Battery Launched Starting at ₹5,999

Redmi 6A, the successor of last years Redmi 5A is an entry-level smartphone comes with a 5.45-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and powered by the MediaTek Helio A22 quad-core processor with a 3,000mAh battery that easily lasts long a day. In India, the Redmi 6 is offered in two configurations – 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage. Similar to Redmi 6, it also houses a dedicated Micro SD slot and supports Dual VoLTE. Make a note that, when using both SIM slots, either card can be set as the primary card and VoLTE HD calling is only supported on the primary card.

Redmi 5 Black

For photography, it has a single 13MP camera and a 5MP front camera that supports portrait mode, Beautification etc. The various other camera modes supported are Low light photo enhancement, Burst mode, Continuous shooting, Scene selection etc. This smartphone supports AI Face unlock but lacks a Fingerprint scanner.

The Redmi 6A is offered in four colors – Blue, Gold, Black and Rose Gold and available to buy exclusively via Amazon.in, Mi.com starting 19th September 2018. The 2GB/16GB variant priced at ₹5,999 and the 3GB/32GB variant at ₹6,999.

Update: 11th January 2018 – Xiaomi has announced that Redmi 6A has successfully become the best-selling smartphone since its launch in September 2018, as per IDC Monthly Smartphone tracker, November 2018 release. Starting 12th January 2019 the Redmi 6A will go on Open Sale in India across Mi.com, Amazon.in and also Mi Homes.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A Specs

  • 5.45-inch Display, 1440×720 Pixels, 295 PPI
  • 18:9 Aspect Ratio, 2.5D Glass
  • Polycarbonate Back, AI Face Unlock
  • 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio A22 Processor, Quad-core, 12nm, IMG PowerVR GPU
  • 2GB RAM / 16GB Storage, 3GB RAM / 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD up to 256GB
  • Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.6, Upgradable to MIUI 10
  • 13MP Rear Camera, LED Flash, ƒ/2.2, PDAF
  • 5MP Front Camera, ƒ/2.2
  • Video Recording – 1080p, 720p @ 30fps
  • 3,000mAh Battery, 5V/1A Charging
  • Dual SIM, Dedicated MicroSD Slot
  • 2G/3G/4G, Dual VoLTE
  • Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi b/g/n (2.4GHz)
  • GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Micro USB Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Ambient Light, E-compass, Proximity
  • Dimensions – 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight – 145g
  • Colors – Gold, Blue, Silver, Rose Gold
  • In the Box – Handset, Adapter, USB Cable, SIM Ejector, Manual


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