Xiaomi launches Redmi 6 Pro, Mi Pad 4

Xiaomi aims to bring Android tablets back in 2018 with its $170 Mi Pad 4

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, Mi Pad 4 launched in China: Price, specifications and features

Three variants are going on sale, with the most expensive of them offering 4G LTE (TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE bands) and Global Positioning System along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage for1,499 yuan ($230).

Mi Pad 4 is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 processor.

Apart from Android Oreo features such as autofill, picture-in-picture mode, new emojis and notification dots etc., the update will also bring some new features for MIUI.

Xiaomi has officially launched the newest device in its Redmi line, the Redmi 6 Pro.

Teased just last week, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is now official.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 32GB, and 4GB+ 64GB variants are priced at CNY 999 (Rs 10,000 approximately), CNY 1,199 (Rs 12,000 approximately), and CNY 1,299 (Rs 13,500 approximately). The 3GB RAM with 32GB storage with Wi-Fi is available at CNY 1,099 (Rs 11,000 approximately).

The smartphone sports a 5.84-inch FHD+ (2280 x 1080) display with an aspect ratio of 19:9.

The handset was announced in five colours, including Flame Red, Cherry Blossom Powder, Gold, Stone Black, and Blue.

The other new thing that Xiaomi unveiled today, is the next iteration of its Android tablet line, the Mi Pad 4. Powered by a Snapdragon 625 and a large 4,000 mAh battery, the new Xiaomi phone runs on MIUI 9 and comes with Android 8.1 Oreo, as well as dual-SIM support.

For optics, it sports a dual rear camera with a 12MP primary Sony IMX486 sensor with LED flash, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, and a secondary 5MP camera with Samsung S5K5E8 sensor, 1.12um pixel size, and f/2.2 aperture. All the variants come with a microSD slot for expandable storage. The device achieved this landmark feat within 18 days since it first went on sale on June 5.

Connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.2, 4G VoLTE, Micro-USB, Wi-Fi 802.11, GPS/ A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. On the front, the phone will house a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with AI portrait and AI Face unlock feature. It will be backed up by 5400mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0's 18W fast charging. The 4GB RAM with 64GB memory is CNY1,399 ($125) while the LTE model costs CNY2,399 ($230). There's a 5MP front camera and a 13MP sensor on the back.

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