Xiaomi has two lines for smartphones – the Mi series refer to the flagships, while the Redmi family always hosts budget models. Among the latter, the cheapest variant comes with a letter ‘A.’ The previous ultra-budget handset was the Xiaomi Redmi 5A. But recently, the manufacturer has announced the new model dubbed the Xiaomi Redmi 6A. It was launched along with the original Redmi 6. That’s why our protagonist is overshadowed a bit. However, we should recall the Redmi 6A is the cheapest Xiaomi phone. And what’s more amazing, at this moment, it is offered at the lowest price tag of $109.99 after applying a coupon (code: ADZSZPNV). But first, let’s get acquainted with its key features.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6A adopts the same body design and screen size as the Redmi 6. Thus, this phone sports a 5.45-inch full-screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It occupies 80.5% of the front panel. It still retains narrowed forehead as well as a chin. The back panel uses a matte metal process. So in combination with the size and rounded corners, it provides an excellent grip feeling.
It’s also the world’s first phone, equipped with a new 12nm process quad-core high-performance processor, the Helio A22, with a 37% increase in performance compared to the Snapdragon 425. There is a built-in 3000mAh battery that can stand for 19 days. The Xiaomi Redmi 6A is packed with a 13MP camera and a frontal 5MP camera. The latter supports AI portrait mode.
It has a number of built-in AI functions similar to the original model while optimizing the MIUI system to reduce the system memory footprint by 30%. The Xiaomi Redmi 6A it comes with AI Voice Commands support. At the same time, the phone will automatically light up when picked up enabling AI Face Unlocking. It can identify the names of flowers and cars, as well as identify some life items for price comparison. The phone has a built-in photo translation function and supports seven languages, including English, French, Japanese, South Korean, German, and West Hindi into Chinese.