Xiaomi’s budget Redmi 6A is now up for open sale through mi.com. The smartphone was launched in two variants in September, but only the 2GB+32GB variant will be up for open sale. The base variant with 16GB storage is priced at Rs 5,999, whereas the higher-end 32GB model is priced at Rs 6,999. Both pack 2GB of RAM, and Helio A22 processor from MediaTek.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi will continue selling both Redmi 6A models via flash sales on Amazon India. The next 16GB variant sale is due on November 14. Previously, consumers had the option of purchasing Realme C1 at Rs 6,999, but after the price hike the phone will now be available at Rs 7,999.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A specifications and features
Xiaomi Redmi 6A features a 5.45-inch HD+ display, which carries a resolution of 1440×720 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It also comes powered by a 2GHz MediaTek Helio A22 quad core SoC tagged alongside 2GB of RAM. Besides the 16GB and 32GB of storage options, the smartphone also supports expandable storage of up to 256GB via microSD.
In the photography department, the Xiaomi Redmi 6A comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. Both cameras support lenses with f/2.2 aperture. Additionally, the front camera is also backed by AI Portrait mode and AI beautify for taking good looking selfies.
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On the connectivity side of things, the Redmi 6A features dual-SIM support with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS, 3.5mm headphone jack and a microUSB port. The device is backed by a 3,000mAh battery and features Android 8.1 Oreo layered with MIUI 9.6 on top.