Beijing, China, June 12, 2018 – Global Technology Leader Sheoomi today announced incredibly easy Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A in China, starting with an amazing price of RMB 599. Redmi 6 includes the latest MediaTek Helio P22 chipset based on 12Nm process, with a great balance between power and battery display as well as a 12 MP + 5 MP dual camera for beautiful pictures.
Sub-RMB 1,000 smartphone with SOC based on 12 nm process
Redmi 6 plays the latest MediaTek Helio P22 SOC. Its Octo-Core CPU is built on 12 nm process and consumes approximately 48% less power compared to the comparatively 28 nm chipset. The CPU also includes a large ARM. Little architecture which automatically switches between performance and power-efficient core based on functions, so that balanced performance and power consumption can be obtained.
See more with the 5.45-inch 18: 9 display
Redmi 6 has a 5.45 inch 18: 9 display in which the screen-to-body ratio is 80.5%. Its polycarbonate back panel has the surface of the brush metal, and is uniformly curved and gradually slim towards the edges, so it feels very good in the hand.
1.25µm-pixel sensor for beautiful photos day and night
Redmi 6 has a 12MP + 5MP dual camera setup. The main sensor has 1.25µm large pixels—the largest among popular smartphones in this price range. Larger pixels take in more light than smaller ones, a huge advantage for improving photo quality and reducing noise, especially in low-light conditions. It also uses phase-detection autofocus to improve focusing speed so users won’t miss capturing important moments. The 5MP front camera of Redmi 6 is supported by Xiaomi’s AI Portrait mode, which renders a realistic bokeh effect with a single lens.Xiao Ai voice assistant makes your life smarter
Redmi 6 offers many AI-enabled functions. When you pick up the phone, the screen will automatically wake and you can unlock the phone with AI Face Unlock. By integrating with the phone’s camera, Xiaomi’s proprietary Xiao Ai voice assistant can recognize plants, vehicles, living environments, as well as items for price comparison. For certain scenarios Xiao Ai can translate English, French, Japanese, Korean, German, Spanish and Hindi into Chinese. Xiao Ai can also detect SMS messages sent by fake mobile base stations set up by scammers, protecting users against possible attacks.RMB 599 Redmi 6A offers great value
Redmi 6A adopts the same body and screen as Redmi 6, as well as all AI functions. It sports the MediaTek Helio A22 SoC that is also built on the 12nm process. Redmi 6A’s 3000mAh battery allows the phone to stay in standby mode for up to 19 days. Redmi 6A has a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera—both capable of using Xiaomi’s AI Portrait mode. MIUI has also been optimized for Redmi 6A, reducing system apps’ memory usage by nearly 30%.
Redmi 6 comes in two versions: 3GB + 32GB for RMB 799 and 4GB + 64GB for RMB 999. Redmi 6A is priced at RMB 599 for 2GB + 16GB. They will be available in China on Xiaomi’s online and offline stores starting 15 June.