As earlier reported, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro has been made official. The phone was unveiled this morning at an event in China. It is the first among the Redmi Pro series to sport a notch, but not the first to feature a Snapdragon 625 SoC which is now quite common in the 2018 Xiaomi smartphones.
Detailed on the official Xiaomi website, the Redmi 6 Pro comes with a 5.84-inch display with FHD+ 2,280 x 1,080 resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio, putting the phone dimension at 149.33×71.68×8.75mm. The smartphone available in three different memory options: 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage, 4GB RAM with 32GB, and 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage (expandable up to 256GB via the microSD card slot).
At the rear side are vertically stacked 12MP and 5MP dual cameras, each with f/2.2 lens. It features a 5MP front selfie camera with Auto HDR and AI portrait mode capabilities. The cameras also come with AI-powered features such as Night Scene Enhancement, AI beautification, AI Face Unlock and more.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro will run on MIUI 9 with a huge 4,000 mAh battery powerhouse, putting the phone weight at 178g. It also features a rear fingerprint scanner, dual-SIM support, and a Xiaomi’s virtual assistant.
The smartphone comes with a price tag of CNY 999 (roughly N55,000) for the 3GB RAM/32GB of internal storage, CNY 1,199 (~N67,000) for 4GB RAM/32GB of storage and the large 4GB RAM/64GB of internal storage will be sold at CNY 1,299 (N72,000). The available colour options are Sand Gold, Cherry Blossom Powder, Flame Red, Stone Gold, and Bali Blue.
The company have already started taking pre-orders with sales scheduled to begin on June 26, which is tomorrow. There is no information yet about its availability outside the Chinese market.