Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched its much-awaited Redmi Note 6 Pro smartphone in India. Redmi Note 6 Pro is the successor to Redmi Note 5 Pro, one of Xiaomi’s bestsellers. The smartphone went on sale at Flipkart and Mi.com today. Redmi Note 6 Pro price in India starts from ₹ 13,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant. The 6GB RAM/64GB variant of Redmi Note 6 Pro is priced at ₹ 15,999.
As part of the introductory offer (Black Friday Sale), Redmi Note 6 Pro is priced at ₹ 12,999 for 4GB/64GB variant and ₹ 14,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB model.
Powering Redmi Note 6 Pro is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC processor, which is paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB). Redmi Note 6 Pro, which runs on Android Oreo 8.1 with MIUI 10 running atop, sports the same dual-camera setup found on the Note 5 Pro, except that it is AI enabled. The front of the phone, however, houses two AI-enabled cameras for better portrait selfies.
The Chinese smartphone maker has also tied up with Reliance Jio to provide cashback and up to 6TB of 4G data to Jio subscribers.
Powered by a 4,000mAh battery, Redmi Note 6 Pro supports dual-SIM, Bluetooth v5.0, 4G VoLTE, and Wi-Fi. It also comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back and facial recognition feature.
Xiaomi Inc said had swung to a net profit in the third quarter, beating analyst estimates, driven by robust sales in India and Europe. Profit for the three months through September reached 2.48 billion yuan ($357.23 million), versus an 11 billion yuan loss in the same period a year earlier. India is among Xiaomi’s fastest-growing markets are India, where it has had success with its Redmi phone series.