Xiaomi Redmi 6 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Great budget Smartphone !!

Xiaomi Redmi 6 low-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Xiaomi Redmi 6 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Xiaomi Redmi 6 price in India is around Rs.7,999 and $149 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy, but it will be launched soon in India.

Xiaomi Redmi 6

Best Price: Rs.7,999(India), $149(USA)

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • 5.45 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear camera, 5 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset.
  • 3/4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3000 mAh Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Advantages (Pros):

  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.45-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio os 72% for the better viewing experience.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 display has good pixel density for its HD+ resolution (~295 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 3/4 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 has equipped with MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot).
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm, PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm, no AF, depth sensor) rear camera with additional features like LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
  • It offers 5 MP front-facing camera with additional features like 1080p video recording.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3000 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers great and loudspeakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold colors to choose from.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • The Gyro sensor is missing.
  • No fast charging support.

Check out Xiaomi Redmi 6 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Xiaomi
Model Name Redmi 6
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Colors Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~72.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)
Dimensions 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (5.81 x 2.81 x 0.33 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm, PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm, no AF, depth sensor)
Secondary Camera 5 MP, 1080p
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
RAM and Storage
RAM 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

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8.5 Total Score
Great budget Smartphone !!

Xiaomi Redmi 6 smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good budget mobile.

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