Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 6A launched

Xiaomi on Tuesday launched two new smartphones, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A, in China.

The new smartphones are the successors to the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5A entry-level smartphones. The new Xiaomi phones will be available in China starting June 15.

It’s highly likely that the Redmi 6 makes its way to the Indian shores as well.

Xiaomi Redmi 6

Xiaomi Redmi 6 comes with a 5.45-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio.

The smartphone runs on MediaTek Helio P22 processor and is available in 3GB and 4GB RAM variants with 32GB and 64GB storage respectively.

The smartphone has a dual-camera setup on the back that consists of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. It has a 5-megapixel selfie-camera.

Just like the recent Redmi phones, Xiaomi Redmi 6 also comes with Artificial Intelligence (AI), mainly integrated into the camera.

The smartphone also supports facial recognition for unlocking the phone. Redmi 6 is powered by a

The base model of Redmi 6 is priced at CNY 799, which is Rs 8,000 approximately.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A

Xiaomi Redmi 6A comes with a similar set of specifications except that it runs on MediaTek A22 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The phone comes with 16GB of built-in storage.

On the back, Redmi 6A sports 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors.

The smartphone has a 3,000mAh battery. Xiaomi claims the MIUI onboard has been optimised for Redmi 6A, reducing system apps’ memory usage by about 30%.

The base model of Redmi 6A is priced at CNY 599, which is Rs 6,300 approximately.