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Redmi Note 6 Pro launched retains the Snapdragon 636 & comes up with Notch Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has become official, with the Chinese phone maker announcing the latest mid-range smartphone in Thailand. Successor to Redmi Note 5 Pro, the new Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with key upgrades such as dual selfie camera setup, a 19:9 display with a notch, upgraded rear camera sensors, a slightly bigger display, and AI-based features. However, the processor powering the Redmi Note 6 Pro – Snapdragon 636 – remains the same as that of the predecessor. Interestingly, Xiaomi seems to have made no official announcement around the Redmi Note 6 Pro in China or other major markets. The phone is also not yet listed on Xiaomi Thailand’s website, but can be found on the country’s official Mi forum. To recall, the smartphone is reportedly available in Dubai already, though there has been no official announcement around it yet in the UAE.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro specifications

The Redmi Note 6 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 636, and has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage along with a MicroSD card. Like the Redmi Note 5 Pro, it’s likely Xiaomi will introduce a variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage at a later date.

The 12MP + 5MP dual camera arrangement at the back is also similar to what we’ve seen on the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but the f/1.9 lens and 1.4um pixels suggest Xiaomi is using a new imaging sensor for the primary camera. There’s a 20MP f/2.0 camera up front joined by a 2MP shooter that provides depth information.

Other specs include Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi ac, IR sensor, and a 4000mAh battery. Things are unchanged on the software front as well, with the phone coming with a MIUI build based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro price

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro price is set at THB 6,990 (roughly Rs. 15,700) for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage configuration in Thailand, as revealed on Mi Forums and Facebook. Other variants of the smartphone have not yet been announced. The phone will be made available on Thailand-based e-commerce websites from September 27 to September 30 in Black, Blue, and Rose Gold colour options, with a free bundled Mi Selfie Stick or Mi Wi-Fi Repeater. There is no word on the Redmi Note 6 Pro price in India or release timeline yet.