Mi Philippines has just launched their newest smartphone in the country – the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6A. Both smartphones are entry level and it’s a big upgrade compared to the previous model. The Xiaomi Redmi 6A is the more affordable smartphone among the two and it packs a Helio A22 Processor while the Xiaomi Redmi 6 has a faster Helio P22 Processor and it packs a dual lens rear camera.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Xiaomi Redmi 6A
Display 5.45-inch 1440×720 HD+ IPS Display 5.45-inch 1440×720 HD+ IPS Display
Processor 2.0GHz MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 Octa-Core Processor 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio A22 Octa-Core Processor
GPU PowerVR GE8320 PowerVR
Storage 32GB/64GB

expandable via MicroSD


expandable via MicroSD

Rear Camera Dual 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel rear camera



LED Flash



LED Flash

Front Camera 5-megapixel 5-megapixel
Connectivity LTE LTE
Security Face Unlock

Fingerprint Scanner

Face Unlock
Battery 3000mAh 3000mAh
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10 Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10
Price 3GB/32GB – CNY799 (Php6,624)


4GB/64GB – CNY799 (Php8,283)

2GB/16GB – Php5,290


2GB/16GB – Php5,990


The smartphone doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner but the Xiaomi Redmi 6A features face unlock and it is one of their affordable smartphones to feature AI beautification while the Redmi 6 features a fingerprint scanner located at the back of the smartphone.

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 might have an almost the similar look of the Redmi 6A but this smartphone features a better hardware inside and then there’s the dual lens rear camera that performs better than the Redmi 6A and when it comes to the performance department, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 features a Helio P22 processor.

The Xiaomi Redmi 6A comes in two variants and it is priced as follows:

  • 2GB/16GB – PHP5,290
  • 2GB/32GB – Php5,990

While the Xiaomi Redmi 6 are priced as follows:

  • 3GB/32GB – Php7,490
  • 4GB/64GB – Php8,990

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 and 6A will be available this July 23, 2018, at Lazada and Shopee and it will be available at the Xiaomi Authorized stores by the end of the month.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.