Tag Archive: Redmi


Xiaomi launches the Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and the Redmi 6 Pro in India

The Redmi 6 series offers considerable upgrades in key areas.

To call Xiaomi dominant in India would be an understatement. Four out of five best-selling phones in India are Redmi phones, and it’s clear that Xiaomi is the brand to beat in the entry-level segment.

Xiaomi is now looking to consolidate its position with the introduction of the Redmi 6 series. There are three models in the series — the Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and the Redmi  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is launching the Redmi 6/6A and Redmi 6 Pro in India on Sep. 5

Xiaomi is looking to solidify its position in India with the launch of the Redmi 6 series.

Xiaomi launched the Mi A2 in India earlier this month and its sub-brand POCO unveiled the F1 a few weeks ago, and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer is just getting started. Invites sent out to the media suggest Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi 6 series in India next week. The Redmi 6. Redmi 6A, and the Redmi  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A2 vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: It all comes down to the battery

The Mi A2 goes up against the best-selling phone in India.

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series has turned into a juggernaut: over the last two years, phones in this series have defined the budget segment in India. To put things into context, the Redmi Note 5 series managed to rake in sales of over 5 million units in just under four months, and one out of every ten phones sold in India over the last three months was  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 series crosses 5 million sales in four months

The Redmi Note 5 series becomes Xiaomi’s best-selling lineup to date.

Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro have cumulatively amassed over 5 million in sales. Both phones made their debut back in February, and the Redmi Note 5 Pro in particular continues to sell out within minutes during weekly flash sales.

Its unavailability has led to a lot of consternation among Xiaomi fans eager to get their hold  [Read More…]

Demystifying Xiaomi’s budget lineup: Should you buy the Redmi Y2, Redmi Note 5, or the Mi A1?

It’s time to find out what each phone in Xiaomi’s budget lineup has to offer.

Xiaomi releases a lot of devices every year, and most of them tend to be in the budget segment. The Chinese manufacturer is nothing if not shrewd about its launch strategy, and by targeting the sub-₹15,000 segment, it managed to get a leg up over its Chinese rivals.

Xiaomi’s intense focus on this segment means there are seven phones currently sold by  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 preview: Perfecting a winning formula

After a relatively quiet start to the year, Xiaomi is once again targeting the entry-level segment with the Redmi Y2. Although the device is launching just six months after the debut of the Redmi Y1, the Y2 isn’t a mid-cycle refresh. It offers comprehensive upgrades in key areas, including an 18:9 panel, Snapdragon 625, and dual rear cameras.

What makes the device that much more enticing is the fact that it retails for just ₹9,999. We’ve seen devices  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Battle of the budget beasts

ASUS is taking the fight to Xiaomi with its latest budget phone.

Over the course of the last three years, Xiaomi went from a relatively unknown Chinese brand to India’s largest smartphone manufacturer. It did so by introducing budget phones that offered great value for money, and eliminating common pain points. For instance, one of the areas Xiaomi focused on last year was battery life — it started rolling out phones with larger batteries and offering optimizations  [Read More…]

Moto G6 Plus vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Spec comparison

Here’s an early look at how the Moto G6 Plus compares to Xiaomi’s budget behemoth.

Xiaomi extended its lead in the budget segment with the launch of the Redmi Note 5 Pro earlier this year, which demonstrated the brand’s ability to offer incredible value for money. Featuring a Snapdragon 636, up to 6GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, overhauled cameras, and a 4000mAh battery, there really isn’t much wrong with the device.

Motorola will be looking to  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 preview: Finally a viable contender to the Redmi Note 5 Pro

ASUS’ latest phone offers the same hardware as the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but you get a larger battery and pure Android.

Xiaomi has consolidated its position in the Indian handset segment over the course of the last 12 months by rolling out a wave of budget phones that offered great value for money. The Redmi Note 5 Pro, for instance, is the first device in the world to be powered by the Snapdragon 636, and the  [Read More…]

Nokia 7 Plus vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: A cut above

The Nokia 7 Plus costs almost twice as much as the Redmi Note 5 Pro. It’s time to find out if it’s twice as good.

The Nokia 7 Plus represents a lot of firsts for HMD Global: it is the first phone from the manufacturer to feature an 18:9 panel, the first to offer the Snapdragon 660 chipset in India, and the first mid-ranger from the manufacturer to make its way to global markets.

There’s clearly a  [Read More…]