Xiaomi Redmi 6 – Xiaomi’s Latest Low Cost Powerful Smartphone

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Xiaomi, unarguably the number one Chinese OEM with regards to quality and market volume, have added a new power-packed smartphone into its lineup. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 now joins the well sold Redmi series consisting of Xiaomi Redmi 5, Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi S2.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 enjoys interesting features such as the dual rear AI assisted cameras, cool PowerVR GPU as well as the latest Android Oreo OS. All these and more come with the smartphone at a very low price tag.

So, let’s dig deep into this affordable mobile. Go nowhere.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Quick Review – All You Need To Know

With sturdiness and compactness intact, Xiaomi Redmi 6 weighs just 146g, and is as slim as 8.3mm. This slimness and light weight contributes to the sleek nature of the phone. Around the back, the dual cameras and LED flash are placed in the top left region. To further express the beauty, antenna lines got placed at the top and bottom areas. Security-wise, users can make use of the fingerprint scanner placed at the back with ease.

Xiaomi put together a 5.46-inch IPS LCD screen with an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels as Redmi 6’s display area. It is finely carved out to accommodate 18:9 aspect ratio, thereby creating more display pleasure.

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Moving further, the employed MediaTek Helio P22 delivers the top performance of the smartphone. It works endlessly at a speed of 2.0GHz due to the Octa-core CPU it has in store. The PowerVR GE8320 GPU is viable enough to relay fine graphics output on the device; making gaming an adorable one. With the MIUI 9.0 skin, the Android Oreo OS positions as the software agent on the phone.

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The camera segment is very interesting as a lot of new features gets introduced to the Redmi series. Thanks to the AI assistance and face unlock, the cameras on the phone are good performers. At the front, a 5MP shooter not only takes selfies but also handle facial unlocking security. On the flip side, the 12MP and 5MP shooters capture excellent images and videos without hassles.

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Luckily, you get the choice to enjoy smooth multitasking through either 3GB RAM or 4GB RAM. The internal memory section also has a variance of 32GB and 64GB for storage activities. This internal memory can be expanded to 256GB through a memory card although the SIM 2 slot has to be sacrificed. Xiaomi Redmi 6’s duration lies on the shoulders of a non-removable Li-Po 3,000mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Key Specs

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi 6 key specifications…

Display 5.46-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
OS Android 8.0 Oreo (MIUI 9)
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Processor
Storage 32GB / 64GB ROM + 3GB / 4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera 12MP + 5MP Rear/5MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3000mAh
Price N40,000 – N45,000

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Xiaomi Redmi 6 Price and Availability

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The Xiaomi Redmi 6 launched June 2018, it is available in colors Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below. Xiaomi Redmi 6 retails at $120 (₦40,000 – ₦45,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY XIAOMI REDMI 6 or CHECK OUT MORE PHONES UNDER ₦50,000).

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Xiaomi Redmi 6 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android Oreo OS (MIUI 9)
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P22
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 3GB / 4GB
  • Colours:
  • Dimension: 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 146g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Single/Dual sim


  • Display: 5.46-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 X 1440 pixels (295 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 5MP camera, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB / 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
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Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 5.76/42.2Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –
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Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

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