After numerous leaks, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is official. But not quite in the way everyone would have hoped for. Instead of a proper launch, the smartphone was made official via the Thai forum on Xiaomi’s mi.com.
In line with the leaks we have come across before, the Redmi Note 6 Pro is indeed the first Xiaomi device to boast four cameras. At the back the setup includes a combination of 12-megapixel primary sensor, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. On paper they may seem the same as the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but there are improvements. The sensors now boast larger pixels (1.4µm), brighter aperture (f/1.9), and Dual Pixel autofocus.
Up front, there are two sensors hidden in the display notch. There is a 20-megapixel primary sensor (1.8µm, f/2.0) accompanied by a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Needless to say, both sets of cameras are backed Artificial Intelligence.
Watch: Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro First Look
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro specifications, features
As far as the rest of the specifications are concerned, the Redmi Note 6 Pro flaunts a 6.26-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness, and 86 percent screen-to-body ratio. The screen is also protected by a 2.5D Gorilla Glass.
Under the hood remains a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. There is 64GB onboard storage. Making sure everything ticks is a 4,000mAh battery that Xiaomi claims is good enough for up to six hours of gaming, and up to 8.5 hours of video playback. On the software front, it runs Android Oreo-based MIUI.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro pricing
In Thailand, the Redmi Note 6 Pro has been priced at THB 7,000, which roughly translates to Rs 15,700. Pre-orders in the country have kicked off, and buyers will be able to choose from colors like black, blue, and Rose Gold. There is however no word on when Xiaomi plans to bring the device to India.
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