Xiaomi Redmi 6A prices rolled back to a starting price of Rs 5,999

Xiaomi in November decided to increase the prices of its budget smartphones Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A.

Due to the depriciating rupee, Xiaomi in November decided to increase the prices of its budget smartphones Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A.

Xiaomi's CEO, Manu Kumar Jain has now stated that the company is reverting to the original prices, which was Rs 5,999. But this price drop will only be for the Redmi 6A.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A. Image: Xiaomi China

Xiaomi Redmi 6A. Image: Xiaomi China

The Redmi 6A will now be available in two variants — 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, priced at Rs 5,999, and the other with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, priced at Rs 6,999.

In terms of specifications, the Redmi 6A features a 5.45-inch display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset.

In terms of optics, the phone has a 13 MP single camera with a f/2.2 aperture on the rear and a 5 MP selfie camera also with a f/2.2 aperture.

The Redmi 6A packs in a 3,000 mAh battery and runs on Android Oreo 8.1-based MIUI 9.6. You can unlock the phone using both Face Unlock and fingerprint scanner.

For connectivity, the Redmi 6A comes with 4G with support for VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, microUSB 2.0 and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

The phone is available in four colours — Black, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold.

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