review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

First review of Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

The first half of the year for Xiaomi was saturated: a series of Mi8 models, smartphones Redmi Note 5, Redmi S2, Mi Band 3 were introduced. But I did not have time to enjoy Redmi 5 Plus, as the Chinese giant introduced and launched Redmi 6 Pro, the direct heir of my current product. Is this a good novelty? Do you deserve the prefix Pro? Overview Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro will help us to understand this.

Features Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro:

  • dimensions: 71.68 x 149.33 x 8.75 mm;
  • weight: 178 g;
  • SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953;
  • processor: ARM Cortex-A53, 2000 MHz, 8 cores;
  • graphics processor: Qualcomm Adreno 506, 650 MHz;
  • RAM: 3 GB, 4 GB, 933 MHz;
  • Built-in memory: 32 GB, 64 GB;
  • memory card: microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC;
  • screen: 5.84 inches, IPS, 1080 x 2280 pixels, 24 bits;
  • Battery: 4000 mAh, Li-polymer (Lithium polymer);
  • operating system: MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo);
  • Camera: 4000 x 3000 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 frames / sec;
  • SIM card: Nano-SIM, 2 pcs.
  • WiFi: a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, Dual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display;
  • USB: 2.0, Micro USB;
  • Bluetooth: 4.2;
  • Navigation: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou.

Design

Delivers the novelty in a bright red cardboard box, on which the emphasis is on the generation of the model - already 6.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

The most important feature of the novelty is a large 5,84-inch screen with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 and an aspect ratio of 19: 9, at the top of which there is a cut-out for the front camera, sensors and a conversation speaker. As for me, top-end smartphones that use this solution in the style of the iPhone X deserve criticism (consumers pay a lot of money, including for uniqueness), on the other hand, the presence of a huge display, even with cut-outs, in a smartphone with a declared price of 9 500 p ($ 150) deserves praise! Dense pixels per inch 432 - more than enough for comfortable use.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Most of the back panel is made of metal, at the top and bottom there are plastic inserts. This solution was also used in Redmi 5 Plus. The dual camera is located vertically, there is a single LED flash between the lenses. The fingerprint reader is located just above the middle of the smartphone.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

At the bottom of the case is the MI logoreview Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

On the top of the device is an 3,5 mm headphone jack, an infrared port and a microphone for noise reduction.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

On the lower edge of the device - a ringing speaker, a micro USB connector and a talking microphone.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

On the right side there is a volume rocker and a lock / unlock button on the device.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

On the left side there is a tray for two SIM-cards and a micro-SD memory cardreview Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Finally, you can simultaneously use the 2 SIM card and memory card! No, really, I've been waiting for this for a very long time!review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

In general, the smartphone produces a pleasant impression, it likes to be held in hand, and a high-quality fashionable display in the style of the iPhone X in this class is an excellent solution.

Performance Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

There is nothing surprising in that the low-cost Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro runs on the mid-budget, fairly productive and widespread Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, because the modification Pro tells us that this is the top gadget of the Redmi 6 series. The device is running Android 8.1.0, the amount of RAM 3 GB.

Testing Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro in AnTuTu

Based on the results of testing the smartphone dials 78 321 parrot. For comparison, Xiaomi Note 5 Redmire typed 116 538 points.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Testing Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro in GeekBench

In a single-core test, the smartphone typed 868 points, in the multi-core 4 052. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 - in a single-core 1343 ball, in multi-core - 4 927.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Testing Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro in GFXBenchreview Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Photograph on Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Redmi 6 Pro is not positioned as a photo smartphone. However, in accordance with modern trends, the gadget is equipped with a basic dual camera, according to the characteristics very similar to the Redmi S2 (we have already compared these smartphones). Camera Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro has the following characteristics:

  • sensor type: CMOS;
  • pixel size: 1,25 μm;
  • aperture: f / 2.2;
  • flash type: LED
  • Image resolution: 4000 x 3000 pixels or 12 MP;
  • video resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels or 2.07 MP;
  • video - frame rate / frames per second: 30 frames / second;
  • additional camera: 5 MP.

See the photos below for examples.

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Night Scene:review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro  review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro  review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro  review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro showed that the camera is good for day and night photography. But the camera loses the quality of shooting Redmi 5 Plus.

And myself:review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

A clear loss of Redmi S2, which has a chic 16 MP camera for selfie.

In general, the smartphone for its price range is very good, mainly due to Al algorithms and a fairly large pixel 1,25 μm.

Autonomy

The gadget is equipped with a classical Chinese battery manufacturer capacity 4000 mAh, which in a bundle is not a voracious processor SD 625 should show a good autonomy of the novelty. In the review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro we will test in different modes:

PCMark

Testing was conducted with 76% battery up to 20%, according to which the smartphone lasted 12 hours and 52 minutes. A very good indicator for Android-devices.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

View on-line video

The testing was carried out according to the following procedure: brightness set to 60%, volume to 50%. The video was watched by FHD resolution with 61% battery capacity.review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro  review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

As you can see from the published screenshots, the battery is discharged for 1 hour to 50%. Thus, the gadget can survive when viewing on-line video about 9-10 hours.

Eventually . . .review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

. . . , review Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro without considering the predecessor showed that the smartphone has a modern design, a powerful iron, a good camera with artificial intelligence (Al), high autonomy, the imputed price in China. And the thought appears: we must take it! But we should compare it with Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, which is not inferior to the novelty in any way, or even slightly better, twice worth thinking about: maybe they are telling the truth, the old horse does not spoil the furrow.

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