Xiaomi, a privately owned Chinese Company, is one of the world’s largest manufacturer of smartphones with the Android-based operating system. It is also a renowned seller of consumer electronics as well as fitness trackers, air purifiers etc. The multi-billion company recently announced that it wants to raise $6 billion by only selling shares. Xiaomi is releasing a new, unique and top-notch flagship called the Xiaomi Redmi 6, the company’s latest smartphone that is drawing a lot of waves.
The much-anticipated device which has attracted the attention of smartphone users all over the world has been rated as one of the best phones in the world based on cost and performance. Teasers of the Xiaomi Redmi 6 indicate that it is going to have a notch-hiding option. The notch which can be disabled through a software update will be replaced by virtual bezel – once this option is enabled.
The device is also expected to have an inbuilt AI Voice Assistant called “Little Love Classmate” which will provide users with features such as face unlock. Xiaomi confirmed that this smartphone will be available in four colors i.e. Gold, Grey, Pink, and Blue. Redmi 6’s connectivity options include GPS, Wi-Fi, FM radio, 3G and 4G, USB OTG, Bluetooth among others. The smartphone’s sensor options include Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint, Ambient Light Sensor and a Compass.
Specs-wise, Xiaomi Redmi 6 will be powered by octa-core processor that’s clocked at 2 GHz. Its HD display screen measures 5.45 inches with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Its display type is an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. In the camera department, the phone has 12-MP + 5-MP dual rear camera and a 5-MP front camera. The primary camera which has LED flash contains a phase detection auto-focus.
What makes Redmi 6’s camera to stand out is features such as the smile and face detection feature, panorama, touch focus and geo-tagging. This handset has a hybrid dual SIM that includes a Nano SIM and dual standby. The Android 8.1 Oreo device weighs 146g and it is powered by a 3,000 mAh inbuilt battery.
For storage purposes, Xiaomi Redmi 6 has a memory card slot that accepts microSD with a storage space of up to 256 GB. Its internal memory storage is 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or a 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or a 16 GB, 2GB RAM. Other items packaged together with this handset include a USB Cable, travel adapter, a clear TPU Case, earphones among others.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 notch hiding feature brings it in line with other high ranking smartphones such as OnePlus 6 and Nokia X6. The phone’s unique and technologically advanced design which provide seamless user interaction, as well as its affordability, is what makes it one of the best smartphones to be released in 2018. You should definitely get your hands on this smartphone.