It’s now been almost a month since Xiaomi released its latest batch of low-cost phones in the Redmi lineup. As is the trend these days, the phone comes in three variants- Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and Redmi 6 Pro. If you are still confused regarding their differences, here is a detailed breakdown.
Let’s first start by reviewing their raw specs and then we will get down to pointing out the key differences. Have a look on Xiaomi Redmi 6A vs Redmi 6 vs Redmi 6 Pro comparison.
|Specs||Redmi 6A||Redmi 6||Redmi 6 Pro|
|Size||147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (145 grams)||147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm (146 grams)||149.3 x 71.7 x 8.8 mm (178 grams)|
|Display||5.45 inches IPS LCD||5.45 inches IPS LCD||5.84 inches IPS LCD|
|Resolution||720 x 1440(295 ppi)||720 x 1440(295 ppi)||1080 x 2280(432 ppi)|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio P22||Mediatek Helio A22||Snapdragon 625|
|Memory||2/3 GB||3/4 GB||3/4 GB|
|Storage||16/32 GB||32/64 GB||32/64 GB|
|Primary camera||13MP single camera||12MP+5MP dual camera||12MP+5MP dual camera|
|Battery||3000 mAh||3000 mAh||4000 mAh|
Xiaomi Redmi 6A vs Redmi 6 vs Redmi 6 Pro – Form-factor
In terms of size and form-factor, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A are almost identical to the point that you can’t tell them apart if it wasn’t for the dual-camera in Redmi 6. The Redmi 6 Pro, however, has a distinctive look owing to its notched display.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A vs Redmi 6 vs Redmi 6 Pro – Display
Both Redmi 6 and 6A have the same 5.45-inch display while the Redmi 6 Pro comes with a slightly larger display of size 5.85 inches. But more than size, it is their quality that sets them apart. While the earlier two phones come with an HD display with a mere 295 PPI, the later has a Full HD+ display with an impressive PPI of 432. That is, the images and videos would look much sharper on Redmi 6 Pro than other two devices.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A vs Redmi 6 vs Redmi 6 Pro – Performance
As you would expect from a budget phone, all the three devices use a seemingly low-end chipset. While Redmi 6 and 6A go for MediaTek processor, Redmi 6 Pro uses the two-year-old mid-range chipset from Qualcomm. That said, despite being quite an old processor, Snapdragon 625 still powers a plenty of mid-range phones and its introduction in a low-cost device is definitely worth every penny.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A vs Redmi 6 vs Redmi 6 Pro – Camera
Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro use the same dual-camera setup while the Redmi 6A has only a single lens. Given their price tag, all the three phones are reviewed to have quite a decent output. For the front camera, all the phones have a 5MP shooter and it may come as a surprise but the lens on Redmi 6A, the cheapest of them all, the best low-light performance. But given that it lacks a front flash, the larger aperture might not be of much use.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A vs Redmi 6 vs Redmi 6 Pro – Miscellaneous
Redmi 6 Pro also has considerably larger battery than the other two devices and would easily last over a day. Redmi 6A does not have a fingerprint sensor while the other two devices have. But as all the three devices are sure to get MIUI 10 update, there would be an AI-enabled face unlock.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A vs Redmi 6 vs Redmi 6 Pro – Price
As the specs may indicate, Redmi 6 Pro is the most expensive of the lot with an initial price tag of 10,999- which by market standards, is still a bargain. Next in line is Redmi 6 with a price tag of 7,999 for the base model while the Redmi 6A starts selling for only 5,999.