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Thank you so much for joining us live!
That’s all for today folks. This is the all-new Redmi family. Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and Redmi 6 Pro.
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And now the price of Redmi 6 Pro. Redmi 6 Pro will go on first sale on 11th sep 12 noon, on mi.com and amazon. It will be coming soon to all mi homes across the country and all of our offline partners
Let’s talk about the price of Redmi 6. Redmi 6 will go on first sale on 10th sep 12 noon on mi.com and flipkart. It will be coming soon to all mi homes across the country and all of our offline partners
Redmi 6A first sale will be on 19th sep 12 noon on mi.com and amazon. It will be coming soon to all mi homes across the country and all of our offline partners.
Let’s get into pricing of Redmi 6A, so the Redmi 2GB + 16GB & Redmi 2GB + 32GB costs….
Every Redmi device is subjected to more than 4000 software and hardware tests during the research and development stage.
And all units which will be sold in India, will be made in India. To put a bow on top of the the overall performance, We have also added dual pyrolytic graphite sheets on Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 pro, they effectively decrease overall temperature by 2 degrees celsius compared with a single pyrolytic graphite sheet
Calling Raghu back on stage.
And that’s all for Redmi 6 Pro. It is designed from the ground up for our Redmi Power users.
It has the best hardware and software in its class.
We’ve included this ultra-slim case in the box, so you get a great Xiaomi case for free
Redmi 6 Pro also has a dedicated microSD card slot so you can have 2 SIM cards simultaneously, on top of having additional storage
you can also unlock Redmi 6 pro with fingerprint, face, mi band and smart unlock.
Redmi 6 Pro will come with MIUI 9.6 based on android 8.1 out of the box. With MIUI 10 will be coming to you really soon.
Redmi 6 pro comes with a…4000mAh battery
It comes with Snapdragon 625, still outperforms some mid-range devices, and offers a battery efficiency that's nearly unparalleled. Snapdragon 625 is the most reliable and balanced processor, till date this processor is trusted by 9 million users in India.
With the AI portrait mode, you would be able to take beautiful portrait selfies with a single front lens.
we have added EIS here for all the videographers out there.
These next few photos are by Mi fans
The portrait mode uses the semantic segmentation, based on our powerful deep learning algorithm, to better separate subject and background. Let’s take a look at some of the camera shots taken on Redmi 6 Pro
Redmi 6 Pro comes with a rear dual camera. This dual camera is a 12MP + 5MP setup. The primary sensor features PDAF and large 1.25 micron camera pixels. As we saw earlier, compared to typical smartphones with 1 micron size pixels, 1.25 micron size pixels allows more light into the sensor, resulting in better photos.
And here are all the four colours: Red, Blue, Gold and Black
It has a premium metal body and perfectly rounded back edges for a real classy look. Our goal when designing was to create a smartphone that has both excellent hand feel and a design worth showing off.
You can see within the display of Redmi 6 Pro lies a notch. For those of you who love notches, the design of this is pleasing to the eye. For rest, you can now show or hide the notch in one tap.
Let's talk about Redmi 6 Pro. Redmi 6 Pro is a dual camera device, with an incredible two day battery.
A short summary of Redmi 6.
Redmi 6 will come with MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 out of the box. MIUI 10 will be coming to you really soon.
It also has dual 4G and dual standby to let you receive VoLTE calls on both sims.
Redmi 6 also has a dedicated microSD card slot. So you can have 2 SIM cards simultaneously, on top of having additional storage to house all your favorite movies and music.
For unlocking your phones, we have kept the fingerprint sensor right at the back on top of AI face unlock to give you more choice of unlocking your phone
Redmi 6 features 3000mAh full-day battery which powers you throughout the day.
Helio P22 does intelligent task allocation where depending on the intensity of the task, it will use high-performance 2.0GHz to process heavy apps like gaming and use low performance 1.5 GHz to process lighter apps like typing notes to manage its battery and power usage more efficiently.
Redmi 6A features a 12nm octa-core processor with up to 2.0GHz clock speed. Better power efficiency, better thermal performance , and of course better over all SoC performance. the only smartphone in this segment with 12nm octa-core processor.
Redmi 6 also comes with a AI selfie camera, it features our AI beautify and AI portrait which is based on our AI-powered semantic segmentation, allowing you to create depth of field with just one single lens
Redmi 6 also comes with EIS so you can be sure all of your video recordings are stable and smooth.
With the AI portrait mode, you would be able to take beautiful portrait selfies.
The 12MP + 5MP rear dual camera setup comes with large 1.25 micron pixels. With large 1.25 micron pixels, it allows more light into the sensor, resulting in better low-light photos.
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Let's talk about Redmi 6. Redmi 6 comes with a 5.45” 18:9 Full Screen Display Display with HD+ display, featuring a brushed metallic finish And an arc design for great hand feel. It comes in 4 colors: Rose Gold, Blue, Black, and Gold.
Calling on stage, Mr. Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India
Redmi 6A short summary, Of course it is an upgrade all around from Redmi 5A.
Right at the front, we have upgraded the camera with AI portrait and AI beautify. Portrait mode uses an AI technology called semantic segmentation - based on our powerful deep learning algorithm.
Redmi 6A also comes with a 13MP camera with phase detection autofocus that boasts great camera performance and colour reproductions. Check these images. For video, Redmi 6A also comes with EIS.
Redmi 6A will come with MIUI 9.6 based on android 8.1 out of the box, MIUI 10 will be coming to you really soon.
We are bringing dual VoLTE, dual standby to Redmi phones, Redmi 6A now can keep two 4G or 4G VoLTE SIM cards active in your phone, in Standby configuration, which means you will be able to receive VoLTE call in any of your sim cards at any one time.
For the first time ever, we are bringing face unlock to our Redmi A series. Redmi 6A’s AI face unlock is based on our AI facial recognition technology, so you can be sure that it unlocks securely and fast. Just simply raise your phone to your face, and *bam* you are on your home screen already.
Look at the summary of the performance of Redmi 6A.
It is the only smartphone in this segment with with 12nm FinFET state-of-the-art technology.at 2.0 GHz clock speed. Thanks to the Helio A22 12nm processor, Redmi 6A was able to perform 39% faster than Redmi 5A.
For the first time ever, we are putting a 12nm Helio A22 quad-core processor into Redmi 6A for the best, possible performance.12nm FinFEt technology gives Redmi 6A better power efficiency, better thermal performance, and most importantly better SoC performance. In our lab tests, Redmi 6A scored higher than Redmi 5A across the board, look at some of the numbers here:
Right at the back Redmi 6A features the same brushed metallic finish. We also have the arc design to give you that great hand feel. Redmi 6A comes in 4 colours: Black, gold, Rose gold, and Blue.
Redmi 6A has a all-around upgrade from Redmi 5A on Design, performance and camera. It comes with a 5.45” 18:9 Full Screen Display Display with HD+ display. Compared to Redmi 5A display, we have managed to increase Redmi 6A by 0.45 inch which translate to more than 10% increased in display area.
Redmi 5A was very popular around the world. According to CounterPoint’s research, it is the best selling Android device worldwide in both Q1 and Q2 2018. In fact, just india alone we have sold more than 3 million units in Q2 2018, and Redmi 6A is going to be the Desh Ka NAYA Smartphone
The first smartphone we are going to launch today is Redmi 6A, giving our feature phone users who are buying their first smartphone better bang for its buck. Moving on it is the Redmi 6, for the first time ever, coming with dual camera experience to even more people. Last and not least, we also have Redmi 6 pro that was built specifically for our Redmi power users.
So to give you more choices, today we have decided to launch not one but three new Redmi devices. And we have designed these three redmi devices from the ground up specifically for our Redmi fans.
According to IDC’s report, the top 4 selling smartphones in India in the past quarter are all Xiaomi devices. Four out of the top five smartphones in Q2 2018 were Xiaomi smartphones — Redmi 5A, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 5 and Redmi 5, accounting for 26% of overall smartphone shipments in the country in Q2 2018. As you can see our redmi fan base is growing stronger than ever. With such fan base, we feel that we can do more for you.
In after-sales service, we have topped the chart and performing better than other mobile companies in India, according to the After-Sales Service Performance Report released recently by Red Quanta.
The first piece of news that we want to share is that Xiaomi has been the number one smartphone vendor for four consecutive quarters since Q3 2017, retaining number one position in India with 29.7% market share.
Xiaomi continued to be the number one smartphone vendor in the online smartphone market with 55.6% market share, for the 7th consecutive quarter.
Presenting on stage Mr. Raghu Reddy, Head of online sales, Xiaomi India.
Hello New Delhi, we’re about to go live!
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