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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro India launch highlights: Price, specifications, features, offers

The segment-leader Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has now gotten a successor.

  • Updated: November 22, 2018 1:20 PM IST
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It’s been just eight months since Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India. However, the hugely-popular smartphone, which is a leader in the mid-range segment, is getting a successor already. At an even in New Delhi today, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 6 Pro in the country.

The Redmi Note 6 Pro is an incremental upgrade over its predecessor. Since it launched in other markets a few months back, we already knew the kind of specifications and features it would come with. On the spec sheet, there is very little that differentiates the Redmi Note 6 Pro from the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The two big differentiators though include a notch at the top of the display, and dual-selfie cameras at the front.

The Redmi Note 6 Pro features a 6.26-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 636 SoC, 4GB/6GB of RAM, and up to 64GB storage. Other features include a dual-camera setup (12-megapixel+5-megapixel) at the back, and a dual-camera setup (20-megapixel+2-megapixel) at the front. The device is backed by a 4,000mAh battery (with Quick Charge 3.0 support), and runs Android Oreo with MIUI 10 overlay.

The base variant (4GB RAM) of Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is priced at Rs 13,999, whereas the higher-end (6GB RAM) model costs Rs 15,999. The smartphone will go on sale at 12PM tomorrow, on Flipkart, Mi India, as well as via Mi Home stores. As part of the initial offer, both configurations will be available at a discount of Rs 1,000 each. Xiaomi is also throwing in cashback of Rs 2,400 and up to 6TB 4G data, courtesy of Reliance Jio. HDFC Bank credit/debit card holders will get an additional discount of Rs 500 off the smartphone’s price.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 20181:00 pm

During the initial ‘Black Friday’ sale, both configurations will be available at a discount of Rs 1,000. HDFC Bank credit/debit card holders will get an additional discount of Rs 500.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:59 pm

The first flash sale of Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro will be held tomorrow (November 23, 2018) at 12PM. Customers can get the smartphone from Flipkart, Mi India’s website, as well as from Mi Home experience stores.

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Buyers will be entitled to cashback worth Rs 2,400 and up to 6TB of 4G data, courtesy of Reliance Jio.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:57 pm

Let’s talk about the price!

4GB RAM/64GB storage configuration: Priced at Rs 13,999.
6GB RAM/64GB storage configuration: Priced at Rs 15,999.

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The smartphone comes with a 4,000mAh battery, with support for Quick Charge 3.0

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with up to 6GB of RAM, and is dual-SIM dual-VoLTE capable.

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There’s also Qualcomm’s Spectra 160 Image Signal Processor (ISP) included in the mix, helping to make the overall imaging experience better.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:40 pm

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, same as its predecessor.

The company says it retained the chipset due to its proven performance and reliability.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:37 pm

Being a ‘Quad Camera All-Rounder,’ Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro also comes with two lenses on the front. There’s a 20-megapixel primary unit, and a 2-megapixed secondary unit for capturing depth information.

Xiaomi says that the Redmi Note 6 Pro’s front-camera system also has AI-based scene detection.

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Other features include studio lighting, light trails, and AI-enhanced low-light photography

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From EIS to AI-based scene detection, the new Redmi Note 6 Pro has everything.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro focuses much faster, thanks to dual-pixel autofocus

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A bunch of low-light shots captured by Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro are being showcased, and they look impressive!

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:20 pm

The 12-megapixel primary lens on Redmi Note 6 Pro features a wider f/1.9 aperture, allowing better photos to be captured in low-light conditions.

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The rear camera system is comprised of two lenses – a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for capturing depth information.

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Xiaomi calls the new Redmi Note 6 Pro the “Quad Camera All-Rounder”.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:14 pm

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is finally official. Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India, is on the stage to talk more about the new smartphone.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:12 pm

The company will be helping “budding entrepreneurs” who are passionate about Xiaomi’s products to open Mi Home stores in India. For the same, a form can be filled up and submitted on Xiaomi’s website.

The company aims to open an astounding 5,000 Mi Home stores in India next year.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:10 pm

“We broke the record for most number of stores opened simultaneously across the world.” – Manu Kumar Jain, MD, Xiaomi India

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Mi Home stores are expanding in rural areas as well. These are based on three simple philosophies:

1. Slim rural distribution model
2. Exclusive stores that’ll be used to sell all Xiaomi products, not just smartphones
3. Mi Home experience zones in all rural stores.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:07 pm

The company has now five flagship Mi Home stores across India, the largest of which was recently opened in Bengaluru. It showcases over 200 Xiaomi products, many of which are yet to launch in India.

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Since last year, Xiaomi’s offline business has grown 40 times, with 20x growth being registered in the last quarter only, says Jain.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:04 pm

Xiaomi shipping 100 million smartphone units globally, and it’s one of the top 5 smartphone brands in 30 markets around the world,” says Manu Kumar Jain.

Of course, he didn’t fail to mention that in India, Xiaomi holds the top spot.

Rajat Sharma November 22, 201812:02 pm

We’re live from Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 6 Pro launch event in New Delhi. Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi India’s Managing Director, is on the stage.

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  • Published Date: November 22, 2018 12:01 PM IST
  • Updated Date: November 22, 2018 1:20 PM IST