Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, lately rolled out the Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 handsets. These handsets are missing out on a major function that has been in all Xiaomi smartphones till now.
As per a media report, both the smartphone are not having the infrared sensor. This IR blaster operates with Mi Remote app of Xiaomi and assists the consumers control electronics such as AC, TV, fan, projector, and other devices.
This skip follows as a shock from the company, since till now the IR blaster was one of the well-known functions from the firm. Rumors are that the firm might skip it for the upcoming smartphones as well.
Both the smartphones were rolled out in China last month. While the Redmi 6 has a price tag of CNY 799, the Redmi 6A has a price label of CNY 599 for the introductory model. There is no news on the availability and price details in India.
Speaking of the specifications for Xiaomi Redmi 6, the handset features an HD+ 5.45-inch screen with a pixels resolution of 720 x 1440 and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Supported by a battery worth 3,000mAH, it operates on MediaTek Helio P22 chipset and comes in 2 storage alternatives such as 4 GB + 64 GB and 3 GB + 32 GB. It provides dual rear cameras comprising a 5 MP secondary sensor and 12 MP primary sensor. It has a 5 MP selfie shooter on the front as well.
Speaking of specifications for Xiaomi Redmi 6A, the handset provides the similar display, battery specs, and front camera as the Redmi 6, but is supported by a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset and provides a solo 13 MP sensor at the rear. The base model comprises 2 GB RAM + 16 GB internal memory.
Both the handsets operate on Android 8.1 Oreo OS with a coating of MIUI 9. Connectivity alternatives on the both handsets comprise Bluetooth 4.2, 4G VoLTE, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Micro-USB.