Xiaomi has launched next smartphone of its Redmi Note series. This smartphone is Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro. There are big responsibilities on Redmi Note 6 Pro. The formula of success of Xiaomi is very simple. It gives strong hardware in cheap price and beats its rivals. Such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, the phone is quite better in price segment of Rs. 15,000. It was possible by using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor. Perhaps this is the reason why fans of Xiaomi have some similar expectations from Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro.
Xiaomi has also used Snapdragon 636 processor in this phone by not taking any risk. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is different by its quad camera setup and Notch feature. Will Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Smartphone be successful like Redmi Note 5 Pro ? Come on know about it in this review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro…
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Design
Base on design the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro looks like Redmi Note 5 Pro. If you take Xiaomi Mi A2, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Note 6 Pro in your hand so you will not be able to easily distinguish between the three devices. There is vertical dual rear camera on its front panel with a bulge. LED flash module has also got a space in it. There is a metal backplate on the plastic frame of the smartphone.
Although, Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro looks good from front side especially because of the notch on top in the display. The Notch of the phone is big from Redmi 6 Pro which is the first smartphone of Xiaomi which comes with display Notch feature.
The are volume and power buttons on the right side of the handset. It is easy to reach the power button. But it is not so easy to reach the volume buttons. The feadback of all buttons is quite better. There are 3.5mm headphone jacks, secondary microphones and IR ammeter on the top of the phone. At the bottom there is a micro USB port, who was disappointed by seeing. Because in this price range smartphones comes with USB type-C port, such as Nokia 6.1 Plus and Motorola One Power. There are grills on both sides of the micro-USB port. From the right grill there is a speaker.
There is hybrid dual SIM tray on the left side of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The back side of the phone is winding, so the grip in the hands is good. The weight of the phone is 182 grams, it is because of its 4,000 mAh bettery.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications
Xiaomi has decided to use the Snapdragon 636 processor in this phone. This processor was also used in Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Nokia 6.1 Plus, Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 and Motorola One Power also comes with this chipset processor.
Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with 2 variants – 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage, 6GB RAM and 64GB Storage. We got 6GB RAM variant for review of Redmi Note 6 Pro. The phone has hybrid SIM slot, that means you can 1 SIM card and 1 microSD card at a time. The Redmi Note 6 Pro support dual 4G VoLTE.
Connectivity features Redmi Note 6 Pro include Bluetooth 5, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, GPS and FM radio. This phone has a Wi-Fi passthrough feature which lets the phone work as a Wi-Fi repeater. The phone has support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, but Xiaomi has given a 10-watt charger in the retail box. Like Xiaomi Poco F1 the Redmi Note 6 Pro has water resistant P2i coating.
You will get the MIUI 10 based on the Android 8.1 Oreo oprating system in Radmi Note Pro 6. Given the availability of Android pie in the market, we think Xiaomi could also offer Redmi Note 6 Pro with the latest Android version.
Xiaomi custom UI has some changes. The new multitasking layout seems fresh. Like other phones coming with Notch, you have the option of hiding the Notch. Xiaomi Your phone keeps many apps pre-installed. Dailyhunt and Mi Video spamed our notifications repeatedly.
Performance, Battery Life and Camera of Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro worked without any lag. There was contribution of 6GB RAM. Multitasking was easy. There was no need to close any app from background. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor is not so old. It is capable to run many apps and new games. We played PUBG game on Redmi Note 6 Pro on lowest setting. The phone was a bit hot after playing this game for a while.
Talk about the battery of Redmi Note 6 Pro, it has a powerful battery of 4,000. The battery was worked for 15 hours and 36 minutes while HD video loop test. It is less than 1 hour from performance of Redmi Note 5 Pro. The battery of Redmi Note 6 Pro can last for a day in normal use. You can expect long battery life if you if you do not use the phone too much.
Xiaomi has used 12+5 megapixel dual rear camera which was used in Redmi Note 5 Pro. Although, the 12 megapixel’s sensor is new and it comes with 1.4 microns pixel size and dual pixel autofocus. Its aperture is f/1.9 that means the camera of Redmi Note 6 Pro will capture light image in comparision of Redmi Note 5 Pro camera. The secondary 5 megapixel sensor works to take portrait shots. There is a 20+2 megapixel dual front camera on the front panel of the Redmi Note 6 Pro.
At this time there is the trend of Artificial Intelligence in smartphones. Xiaomi claims that there is AI sean detection in camera app of Redmi Note 6 Pro. According to Xiaomi using the AI in the rear camera 31 sean can be recoginsed and 12 sean in selfie camera. The camera app of Redmi Note 6 Pro is like other camera app of Xiaomi phones.
Landscape shots can be taken with fine detail. This smartphone was successful in achieving the right exposure. If you zoom in at 100% so you will face the lack of detail. The auto HDR is also available in the phone. It starts working automatically at the time of need. The macro shot was surprising of Redmi Note 6 Pro. Good separation was seen between the background and the subject. We also tested the AI camera. The phone was easily able to identify the subject.
You can adjust the blur lavel after taking portrait shots. In low light the phone tries to reduce the shutter speed to capture more light. In this case moving the object the photos comes blure. There is lack of detail in the camera of the phone.
The camera of Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro can record videos in 1080 pixel. This is frustrating, because the phones of this price range can record videos in 4k quality. EIS has been given to stabilize footage, but it comes with shimmering effect.
These are images taken by camera of Redmi Note 6 Pro –
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is an upgrade of Redmi Note 5 Pro. Really it is upgrade of it in mane cases. The Notch of Redmi Note 6 Pro is big and bright. Camera is also upgraded because of which the output is better. Xiaomi has worked to improve a good product. In case of hardware the Redmi Note 6 Pro is getting challenges from many smartphones. In this price range there are many smartphones available in the market such as Nokia 6.1 Plus, Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 and Motorola One Power.
Xiaomi has recently reduced the price of both variants of Redmi Note 5 Pro. These variants are available now at the price of 13,999 rupees and 15,999 rupees which is equivalent to the launch price of Redmi Note 6 Pro. The old phone is available but the Redmi Note 6 Pro is better option in this price.
There is the problem of ads in MIUI. But now the situation has become so bad that now even common use has started becoming a problem. Also the MIUI 10 of Redmi Note 6 Pro is based on Android 8.1 Oreo, that means your software experience is also not latest.
The price of Powerful Version is such that the Redmi Note 6 Pro will be challenged by handset like Xiaomi Mi A2, Vivo V9 Pro and RealMe 2 Pro. These three handsets come with more Powerful Snapdragon 660 processors. Looking at the current price, we suggest you buy the initial variants of Radmi Note Pro 6. If you are considering expensive variants, then there are better options available in the market.
Due to the aggressive price of Xiaomi, new phones are once again likely to be the most popular in the price range of Rs 15,000. However, the price of a higher RAM variant is Rs 15,999, which is close to Xiaomi Mi A2 running on stock Android. The challenge is also from Realme 2 Pro. Both of these smartphones come with more powerful Snapdragon 660 processors. Apart from this, Motorola One Power (Power) is also equipped with 5000 mAh battery. Looking at the current price, we suggest you buy the initial variants of Radmi Note Pro 6. If you are considering expensive variants, then there are better options available in the market.