Redmi 6

Last Updated: 23rd April 2019
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Redmi 6 review summary

The Redmi 6 is a budget smartphone from Xiaomi. It sports a 5.45-inch display with HD+ resolution. Powering the phone is a MediaTek Helio P22 processor and 3GB of RAM. There are two storage variants of the smartphone and users can choose between 32GB and 64GB of storage. It runs MIUI 9.6 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. The Redmi 6 has a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. It has a 5-megapixel selfie shooter. It is powered by a 3000mAh battery and is a dual-SIM device with support for 4G on both slots.

Read detailed Redmi 6 review
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good build quality
  • Dedicated microSD card slot
  • Good battery life
  • Bad
  • Below average low-light camera performance
  • Bloated UI, spammy notifications
Display5.45-inch
ProcessorMediaTek Helio P22
Front Camera5-megapixel
Resolution720x1440 pixels
RAM3GB
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Storage32GB
Rear Camera12-megapixel + 5-megapixel
Battery Capacity3000mAh

Redmi 6 Price in India (23rd April 2019)

Redmi 6 (Rose Gold, 3GB RAM, 32GB)Rs. 7,699
Redmi 6 (Blue, 3GB RAM, 32GB)Rs. 7,990
Redmi 6 (Black, 3GB RAM, 32GB)Rs. 7,999
Redmi 6 (Gold, 3GB RAM, 32GB)Rs. 7,999
Redmi 6 (Rose Gold, 3GB RAM, 64GB)Rs. 8,499
Redmi 6 (Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB)Rs. 8,499
Redmi 6 (Blue, 3GB RAM, 64GB)Rs. 8,499
Redmi 6 (Gold, 4GB RAM, 64GB)Rs. 8,499
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Redmi 6 specifications (full)

Redmi 6 battery and general information

Release dateJune 2018
Launched in IndiaYes
Form factorTouchscreen
Body typePlastic
Dimensions (mm)147.50 x 71.50 x 8.30
Weight (g)146.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3000
Removable batteryNo
Wireless chargingNo
ColoursLake Blue, Gold, Rose Gold, Black

Redmi 6 display

Screen size (inches)5.45
TouchscreenYes
Resolution720x1440 pixels
Aspect ratio18:9
Pixels per inch (PPI)295

Redmi 6 hardware

Processor2GHz octa-core (8x2GHz)
Processor makeMediaTek Helio P22
RAM3GB
Internal storage32GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)256
Dedicated microSD slotYes

Redmi 6 camera

Rear camera12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.25-micron) + 5-megapixel
Rear autofocusPhase detection autofocus
Rear flashLED
Front camera5-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.12-micron)
Front flashNo

Redmi 6 software

Operating systemAndroid 8.1 Oreo
SkinMIUI 9.6

Redmi 6 connectivity

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.20
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
USB Type-CNo
Micro-USBYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
Active 4G on both SIM cardsYes
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

Redmi 6 sensors

Face unlockYes
3D face recognitionNo
Fingerprint sensorYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeNo
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Redmi 6 reviews and ratings by users

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3.4 Out of 5
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    6
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    4
Based on 7 recommendations
57% Recommend
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Pathetic Sound / Speaker quality
By Rajiv Chavan | 20 Sep 2018 | 20 Sep 2018
I bought this phone thinking that "new phone, new features and thus benefit". Well, I was completely wrong. The sound quality is so poor that one has to turn the phone backwards to hear the sound. Instead of keeping the speakers in bottom (unlike other Mi phones), they have kept the speakers at the back of the phone. So, if you have to rest your phone on a desk, you have to mandatorily keep the phone with screen facing the desk. The biggest pain is if the phone is in your bag, I bet you will not even know if your phone is ringing. I feel like got in their trap as they don't allow customer to upgrade the phone by buying another Mi phone like Y2.
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buying mobile
By Manjunath Shegaji | 7 Dec 2018 | 7 Dec 2018
need to purchase
5 Out of 5
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Good phone
By Bhavin Rajput | 31 Oct 2018 | 31 Oct 2018
This is an affordable phone with a good Mediatek processor
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Nice Phone
By Akhilnath A M | 3 Oct 2018 | 3 Oct 2018
Nice Phone
5 Out of 5
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A COMPLETE PHONE FOR ITS PRICE
By HEMANT RAI | 13 Sep 2018 | 13 Sep 2018
I got redmi6 in its flash sale and was delighted to receive it the very next day. The phone looks quite small keeping in mind the screen size but is decent. The processing speed is good with the helio processor. Camera gives crisp images. With dual camera and face recognition along with the brand value of redmi, this looks to be a good deal. Best phone to get in Rs. 8000
5 Out of 5
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Redmi 6 summary

Redmi 6 smartphone was launched in June 2018. The phone comes with a 5.45-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x1440 pixels at a pixel density of 295 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 18:9.

Redmi 6 is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor that features 8 cores clocked at 2GHz. It comes with 3GB of RAM.

The Redmi 6 runs Android 8.1 Oreo and is powered by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Redmi 6 on the rear packs a 12-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a pixel size of 1.25-micron and a second 5-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has phase detection autofocus. It sports a 5-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.2 aperture and a pixel size of 1.12-micron.

The Redmi 6 runs MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB) with a dedicated slot. The Redmi 6 is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.

Connectivity options on the Redmi 6 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.20, USB OTG, Micro-USB, FM radio, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Redmi 6 supports face unlock.

The Redmi 6 measures 147.50 x 71.50 x 8.30mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 146.00 grams. It was launched in Lake Blue, Gold, Rose Gold, and Black colours. It bears a plastic body.

As of 23rd April 2019, Redmi 6 price in India starts at Rs. 7,699.

 
 

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