Redmi Note 6 Pro India launch Highlights: Xiaomi introduces its AI-powered, quad-camera phone

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New Delhi | Updated:Nov 22, 2018 1:11:47 pm

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with a 6.26-inch full-HD+ display with a notch at the top. The company will unveil the smartphone in a few hours.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro to launch in India today

Redmi Note 6 Pro has been launched in India. The new entrant to the Xiaomi’s most popular Redmi smartphone family comes as the sequel to the Redmi Note 5 Pro, which was launched earlier this year in India. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has already been launched in Thailand in a single variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, however, the company has launched one more 6GB/64GB storage variant in India.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Live Stream

Xiaomi will kicked off the launch event at 12 pm on Thursday, November 22. For those who want to enjoy the event at their location can head to Xiaomi website where they will find a dedicated page for the launch. Xiaomi is also live streaming the launch event on YouTube, the link for which is embedded below. We will be covering the Redmi Note 6 Pro launch live from the event right here.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with a 6.26-inch full-HD+ display with a notch at the top. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded further via microSD card. The handset has four cameras – two on each side. On the rear, the Redmi Note 6 Pro has a combination of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors while the front cameras have a 20-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 10 and is backed by a 4000mAh battery under the hood.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro with four cameras to be unveiled in India

Highlights

    13:02 (IST)22 Nov 2018

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    13:02 (IST)22 Nov 2018

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro India price is Rs 13,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant while the 6GB/64GB variant will cost Rs 15,999 in India

    13:01 (IST)22 Nov 2018

    Jain is back on the stage to talk about the Rupee-Dollar fluctuation that recently affected the pricing of some of the popular smartphones. He is saying he is hopeful that the prices stay under everyone's expectations.

    12:53 (IST)22 Nov 2018

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes in four colours - Black, Rose Gold, Lake Blue, and Red. The Redmi Note 6 Pro video is now being played.

    12:52 (IST)22 Nov 2018
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    The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with 4GB and 6GB of RAM options along with 64GB internal storage that can be further expanded via microSD card up to 256GB

    12:36 (IST)22 Nov 2018
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    Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro's front cameras

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has a 20-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor on the front, which Xiaomi is comparing with the Galaxy A8. Sharma says the dual cameras on the front of the device are the best in the segment. The cameras have Super Pixel technology that bins four shots into one to create a better photograph. There is AI Beautify as well available in the cameras, along with the AI Scene Detection that can detect up to 12 categories such as sunset, leaves, landscape, and more.

    12:31 (IST)22 Nov 2018

    Redmi Note 6 Pro has features such as Studio Lighting, which is seen on the iPhone devices. There is Dynamic Bokeh available on the smartphone that you can use to add different light effects in the background of a portrait photo.

    12:23 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Redmi Note 6 Pro's low-light camera prowess, AI capabilities being showcased

    Sharma is all hands down for the cameras on the Redmi Note 6 Pro that has a 1.4-micron large pixels to gather all the light from the surroundings. The cameras come with faster focusing that is facilitated by Phase-Detection Auto Focus or commonly known as PDAF. The Redmi Note 6 Pro has Dual Pixel Autofocus that uses up both the pixels available in a block of a sensor. Sharma says that this feature has been borrowed from the DSLRs. The cameras on Redmi Note 6 Pro support EIS, as well as AI Scene Detection that essentially optimises the camera settings according to the scene.

    12:17 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Redmi Note 6 Pro has a f/1.7 aperture

    Sharma is showcasing the camera samples taken by the Redmi Note 6 Pro. He is now talking about the low-light photography on the Redmi Note 6 Pro. The primary 12-megapixel sensor has a 1.4-micron pixel size and an aperture of f/1.7 that will admit more light on the sensors for better photographs in dimly lit conditions.

    12:13 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Xiaomi introduces four camera phone in India

    Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer at Xiaomi is now on the stage to take the event further. He is now talking about the four cameras on the Redmi Note 6 Pro. There are two cameras on the front and two cameras on the rear, which brings a quad-camera setup in the Redmi Note series.

    12:11 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Redmi Note 5 Pro sweeps accolades

    Talking about the Diwali season, Jain says Xiaomi sold 8.5 million units in six months, 6 million of which were just smartphones. Over 400,000 Mi LED TVs were also sold during the season. The online platforms have the top-selling smartphones only from the Xiaomi where Redmi Note 5 Pro became the best-selling dual camera smartphone in India.

    12:08 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Xiaomi has two Guinness World Records now

    Redmi Note 6 Pro launch event has started and Manu Kumar Jain is on the stage talking about the Mi Home stores that have earned the company a new Guinness World Record for opening the most number of stores in rural India. Jain says that this is the second World Record that Xiaomi now holds.

    11:51 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro display

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has a 6.26-inch full-HD+ IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a resolution of 1080x2280 pixels. There is a notch at the top of the display that houses the front cameras, earpiece speaker, and an array of sensors such as ambient light sensor and proximity sensor. The Redmi Note 5 Pro does not have a notch, which means its successor Redmi Note 6 Pro will finally mark the arrival of notches to the Redmi Note series.

    11:44 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    The Black Friday connection

    Black Friday sales are extremely popular in the US as Americans like to splurge on a variety of products, especially electronics, over the holiday season that starts with Thanksgiving on Friday, November 23. Xiaomi is cashing in on the sale event to start the Redmi Note 6 Pro sales in India. India is slowly adopting the culture of spending a lot on electronic items during the Black Friday sale. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro will be available to buy via Flipkart and Mi.com online.

    11:39 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Redmi Note 6 Pro launch event about to start

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro launch event is slated to begin at 12 pm. Media is now entering the premises where Xiaomi will kick off the event. Stay tuned to FE Tech for more updates live from the event.

    11:39 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Redmi Note 6 Pro launch event about to start

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro launch event is slated to begin at 12 pm. Media is now entering the premises where Xiaomi will kick off the event. Stay tuned to FE Tech for more updates live from the event.

    11:34 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Redmi Note 6 Pro expected price in India

    The Redmi Note 6 Pro was launched at a price of 6,990 Thai baht, which translates approximately to Rs 16,000 in India. The Thailand pricing of the smartphone goes in line with the predecessors that have cost between Rs 14,000 to Rs 17,000 in India. This pricing is for one variant - 4GB/64GB, however, Xiaomi is likely to launch at least one more variant in the Indian markets.

    11:14 (IST)22 Nov 2018

    Redmi Note 6 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of RAM. Xiaomi has launched just a single variant for the smartphone, however, it is expected that the India launch will see at least two variants if we go by the company's history with its Redmi Note family. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has Adreno 509 for the graphics performance.

    11:10 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has four cameras

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has a setup of two cameras on each side - front and rear. The rear cameras have a combination of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors while the front has 20-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. The smartphone was launched in Thailand last month with a single RAM and storage variant.

    10:36 (IST)22 Nov 2018
    Redmi Note 6 Pro launch to begin in a few hours

    Oh, you are a bit early to the live blog. The Redmi Note 6 Pro launch will begin at 12 noon, which is now less than one and a half hours from now. Stay tuned to the live blog as we will be bringing the coverage straight from the event.

    Xiaomi will finally introduce the Redmi Note 6 Pro, the successor to the popular Redmi Note 5 Pro, in India. The smartphone has four cameras as its highlighted feature - two cameras on each side. Other specifications include a Snapdragon 636 processor, 4000mAh battery, and a 6.26-inch full-HD+ display with a notch at the top.
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