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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro FAQ - All Questions Answered | AskTheIndian

Xiaomi is launching its new smartphone in the Redmi  Note series - The Redmi Note 6 Pro, in India in November 2018.

After the amazing success of Redmi Note 5 Pro, hopes are high from the Redmi Note 6 pro but from what we know so far, this device seems to be an incremental upgrade from its predecessor with the only major improvement being the camera.

IMO, it will launch as a competitor to the Mi A2!

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 FAQ
Source: Xiaomi Global

In this post, I will answer the most commonly / frequently asked questions about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 pro.

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What is the price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro in India?

The price of the Redmi Note 6 Pro starts at ₹ 13,999/- and goes up to ₹ 15,999/-

When will it be available for sale?

The device will be launched on 22nd November 2018 and will be available to buy on 23rd November.

You should expect typical Xiaomi Flash sales again for this device.

How many variants does the Redmi Note 6 Pro have?

The phone comes in 2 variants in India

4 GB LPDDR4X RAM + 64 GB : ₹ 13,999/-
6 GB LPDDR4X RAM + 64 GB : ₹ 15,999/-

Which processor does Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro run on?

The device runs on last year's Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset.

The base variant is seems to be well priced for the specifications.

How many colours does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro come in?

The device is expected to launch in 4 colours - Black, Blue, Rose Gold and Red.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 FAQ
Source: Xiaomi Global

How is the build Quality?

It has a metal body with plastic top and bottom. The design is similar to what we have seen umpteen times with Redmi Phones over the last year.

Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro support SD card?


The smartphone does have support for SD card with capacities up to 256 GB.

Does it support Dual Sim?

Yes, It does a dual sim slot hybrid slot. It also supports Dual VoLTE.

Does it come with USB-C charging port?

No, the Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with a Micro USB port.

Does it have Fast Charging support?

Yes, it supports Quick Charge 3.0
Will come with a Regular 10W Fast Charger in the box.

What is the battery capacity of Redmi Note 6 Pro?

It comes with a whopping 4000 mAH rechargeable battery built in. This should allow this device to give more than one day of battery life even on moderate usage.

What is the Screen Size of this Smartphone?

It comes with a huge 6.26 inch FullHD+ LCD IPS display. It has a contrast ratio of 1500:1.

It has a 19:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass on top.

Screen has maximum brightness of 500 nits.

Does the device have a notch

Yes, it does have a notch.

Can We hide the Notch?

Yes, the notch is hidable. This is a feature built into MIUI.

Does it have a dual camera?

Yes, it does. It has a dual camera set up at the back.

It has a primary 12 MP sensor with dual pixel autofocus.  The lens is a wide f/1.9 lens and the pixel size of the sensor is 1.4 microns.

The secondary lens is a 5 MP sensor mainly used for depth sensing and portrait mode. It also helps in improving the low light shots.

The setup has AI scene detection similar to what we saw in Poco F1. It will enhance inages through AI.

There is AI Portrait 2.0
It brings adjustable bokeh, portrait lighting and light trails feature.

The overall quality is expected to be better than the Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A2.

Does it have a front camera?

Yes, it has a front camera. This camera module is in the notch.

The front camera is a dual camera setup with a 20 MP sensor with pixel binning, and a 2 MP depth sensor.

It also supports portrait selfies with AI beautify, AI scene detection.

The overall quality is expected to slightly better than Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A2.

Does it have Video Stabilisation?

There is EIS for video stabilization on the back camera.

Does Redmi Note 6 Pro have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes, the fingerprint scanner is present on the back. It also supports multiple gestures and features.

Does it have face unlock?

Yes, the smartphone supports face unlock. 

What Android Version is it running?

The device will launch running the Custom MIUI based on Android Oreo 8.1

It will launch with MIUI 10 out of the box.

Will it receive Android P?

Yes, it will. Though no final date is available right now.

Does it support FM?

Not confirmed yet. But historically MIUI in India has had support for FM radio so this device should also have this feature.

Does it support OTG?

Yes, it supports OTG.

What Bluetooth version does it have?

Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with Bluetooth 5.0

What all is included in the box?

The box contains the smartphone, a protective case, user manual and USB charger.

Where can I Buy it?

You can buy from the official Xiaomi India website and Flipkart.

Does it have a headphone jack?

Yes, it has a headphone jack.

Special Mentions

The device supports dual-band WiFi, IR Blaster and all the other basic sensors.

It also has a feature called WiFi passthrough. The phone can distribute a single wifi connection to multiple devices.

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